The Foreign Ministry is expected to inform the head of the Latvian delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
about the selected candidate experts.
They will hold discussions on the basis of a report by Council of Europe
Secretary General Thorbjarn Jagland on future challenges and reinforcing the Council of Europe
'The Council of Europe
and the European Union deplore the continuing use of the death penalty in Belarus, the only country on the European continent that still applies the death penalty.
Key questions that arise in the analysis of Bulgaria's membership in the Council of Europe
are related to the extent to which: The Council of Europe
has clear specificity of impact unlike other International organizations, which it administers through an innovative approach of influence in the country; The Council of Europe
has a visible impact on the democratization processes in Bulgaria; The Council of Europe
as a democratic assistance to Bulgaria, applies atypical mechanisms and creates new forms of influence; When supporting the Bulgarian nongovernmental sector, the Council of Europe
recreates the key priorities and areas of its activity by stimulating the creation of new organizational units that are not typical for the NGO sector.
The measures take the form of an additional protocol to the Council of Europe
's convention on the prevention of terrorism.
The parties also exchanged views over the work done in the fields of human rights and democratization in Azerbaijan, as well as the events to be arranged under Azerbaijan's presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe
At the session, Austria handed over the 6-month rotating presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe
In August last year the federal cabinet approved a proposal for the government to seek accession to the Council of Europe
's treaty on transfer of convicts.
BDI refused to comment on the criticisms from the international representatives but off the record they tried to minimize the importance of the Council of Europe
as an international organization referring to it as an NGO.
Armenia gives high priority to the Council of Europe
activities and keeps on contributing to enhancement of the structure's role in
MK Yoel Razvozov (Yesh Atid), head of the Knesset Committee for Immigration, Absorption and Diaspora Affairs responded on Monday to the recent Council of Europe
Parliamentary Assembly resolution that ritual circumcision is "a violation of the physical integrity of children" and should be banned.