Council of Europe
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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  • 03 Jul @SpainMFA * At midnight on Saturday, July 4, #Spain will begin the gradual reopening of the external borders to the 15 non-EU c… https://t.co/yYGXXoSDi4
  • 03 Jul @SpainMFA * RT @AranchaGlezLaya: 🇪🇸 the post #covid19 recovery is the result of a dialogue between the government, business & trade unions ➡️ consensus…
  • 03 Jul @SpainMFA * If you are travelling to #Spain by plane ✈️ or ship 🚢, you will have to: 📝 Fill out and sign the FCS form before yo… https://t.co/D795phvrK5
  • 03 Jul @SpainMFA * Don't miss today at 1:00 PM CET 🕐 the panel "Approaching the #2030Agenda" at the #LGBTQIA+ 🏳️‍🌈 #HumanRights Confer… https://t.co/UyPffqSwOz
  • 03 Jul @SpainMFA * RT @manuelmunizv: After enormous sacrifices and efforts on the part of Spaniards and our healthcare system we have managed to bring the epi…
  • 03 Jul @SpainMFA * FM @AranchaGlezLaya and her counterpart from 🇹🇳 has had a conversation about the post- #COVID19 situation, reopenin… https://t.co/oexPeD8Z3r
  • 03 Jul @SpainMFA * 🇪🇸🇲🇽🇸🇪🇩🇪🇿🇦 have reaffirmed their commitment to achieving #GenderEquality and the protection of the rights of #women… https://t.co/egujaWs8mS
  • 03 Jul @SpainMFA * FM @AranchaGlezLaya has had a conversation with the @UN Secretary-General, @antonioguterres, about the situation ca… https://t.co/4ZREQXBsB0
  • 03 Jul @SpainMFA * ▶️ Communiqué de presse: https://t.co/omwVBNiWKh 🇪🇸🇹🇳 @MfaTunisia @TunisieDiplo @EmbEspTunez
  • 02 Jul @SpainMFA * .@AranchaGlezLaya et son homologue de la #Tunisie ont eu une conversation sur la situation post-#COVID19, la réouve… https://t.co/bOmFNsNMy6
  • 02 Jul @SpainMFA * Minister @AranchaGlezLaya talks about inclusive transatlantic security in the era of #COVID19 along with… https://t.co/GxyEvq3WkM
  • 02 Jul @SpainMFA * Economic rights are fundamental #HumanRights. Promoting economic #GenderEquality will stimulate the economy after… https://t.co/9ru4egl3Eu
  • 02 Jul @SpainMFA * Minister @AranchaGlezLaya has met by video conference with counterparts and representatives of the countries that c… https://t.co/INwEKH9BVt
  • 02 Jul @SpainMFA * The promotion of #GenderEquality is a hallmark in our foreign policy and development cooperation. 👩‍💻 Discover the… https://t.co/GQKZjAmPdH
  • 02 Jul @SpainMFA * Happy 10th anniversary to @UN_Women! 🎂 ♀️ @SpainMFA reaffirms its commitment to promoting and protecting the right… https://t.co/2dJm66scAw

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