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The Council of Europe is an international organisation that fundamentally seeks to defend and protect democracy, the rule of law and human rights, particularly at a civilian and political level. This is the oldest institution of this nature on our continent and it covers all of the European nations with the sole exception of Belarus. Its headquarters are based in the French city of Strasbourg and its most active body is the European Court of Human Rights.
  • History and Activity of the Council of Europe
    The Council of Europe was set up after the Second World War with the aim of becoming the custodian of democratic values on the continent. One of the main drivers behind the institution at the time was the then British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill. Nowadays it carries on this work and has become the leading authority in Europe on this issue.
  • Spain’s priorities in the Council of Europe
    Spain maintains its commitment to the Council of Europe, the pan-European body whose foundations are based on the rule of law. Its main priorities include greater effectiveness of the European Court of Human Rights and support for the process to reform the organisation undertaken by its Secretary-General, Thorbjørn Jagland.

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  • 28 May @SpainMFA * RT @sanchezcastejon: We are fully committed to a multilateral response to #COVID19. We must continue to promote a global action to guarante…
  • 28 May @SpainMFA * RT @sanchezcastejon: We face many challenges in this #COVID19 crisis. It is crucial that we work together, along with @UN and international…
  • 28 May @SpainMFA * Spanish State Secretary for the #EU, Juan González-Barba, will take part tomorrow with Italian Europe Minister… https://t.co/dmisZi7L3Q
  • 28 May @SpainMFA * 📽️ @XBellmont is 🇪🇸's 1st candidate to the @UN's #ACABQ. ➡ Commitments: ✅#Multilateralism & central role of the… https://t.co/1qUJiKLS5S
  • 28 May @SpainMFA * #Latvia has donated a shipment of disinfectants made in 🇱🇻 to #Spain to help combat the spread of #COVID19. Thank… https://t.co/mOK2VOukr8
  • 28 May @SpainMFA * MFA @AranchaGlezLaya had a telephone conversation with her counterpart of #Kuwait, @anmas71. They congratulated eac… https://t.co/bIxbr3Lowa
  • 28 May @SpainMFA * 🇪🇸🇺🇿 Minister @AranchaGlezLaya spoke today on the phone with her counterpart of #Uzbekistan, @a_h_kamilov, on the… https://t.co/q8OUNrBnQY
  • 28 May @SpainMFA * RT @manuelmunizv: It is a pleasure to work with the @UNWTO on relaunching tourism after #covid19 #TravelTomorrow @SpainMFA @GlobalSpain
  • 28 May @SpainMFA * 👥Speakers: Virginia Gamba, Special Representative of the @UN Secretary-General for @childreninwar, @BrunoStagno of… https://t.co/v0bLvBRpZF
  • 28 May @SpainMFA * Today, on the 5th anniversary of the #SafeSchoolsDeclaration, Minister @AranchaGlezLaya and her counterpart from… https://t.co/w6fKaJb0JL
  • 28 May @SpainMFA * The first meeting of the Specialised Committee on #Gibraltar provided for in the Protocol on Gibraltar of the… https://t.co/DTk4UeEhm6
  • 27 May @SpainMFA * The International Donors Conference brought together more than 20 countries, @UN Agencies and international financi… https://t.co/kuo0l0EmOk
  • 27 May @SpainMFA * RT @AranchaGlezLaya: EU Recovery Fund post #covid19 Two months that have changed dynamics in 🇪🇺 ➡️23 March @sanchezcastejon proposes an…
  • 27 May @SpainMFA * #Spain congratulates #CostaRica 🇨🇷 for becoming the first country in #CentralAmerica to legalize same-sex marriage.… https://t.co/hlvDkpWdGS
  • 27 May @SpainMFA * RT @EU_Commission: Today we propose the #NextGenerationEU recovery plan. Together with the next #EUbudget, it will bring the total financia…

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