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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  • 21 Apr @SpainMFA * Deeply shocked and saddened by the brutal killings in #SriLanka, the Government of #Spain condemns the violence th… https://t.co/MnaBG1bejZ
  • 17 Apr @SpainMFA * 🇲🇿 H.M. the Queen will undertake a #cooperation trip to #Mozambique from 28 to 30 April to find out about the work… https://t.co/2LskhYbptV
  • 17 Apr @SpainMFA * Two 🇪🇸 projects are nominated for @LIFEprogramme's #LIFEAwards19 🚰#LIFERuralSupplies and ♻️@SmartHospitalEU have b… https://t.co/BAkOIRSITv
  • 17 Apr @SpainMFA * #START Team's second shift is already in #Mozambique🇲🇿 to continue providing healthcare for those affected by… https://t.co/ltsFOOjC0A
  • 16 Apr @SpainMFA * Spain's FM @JosepBorrellF and @EnricoLetta, Dean of @PSIASciencesPo, debated in @CaixaForum #Barcelona about the fu… https://t.co/jc5s8gJK7Z
  • 16 Apr @SpainMFA * Spain's FM @JosepBorrellF: #Paris has survived the war again and again, and it is devastating to see such an import… https://t.co/HX9Wo9r5r2
  • 15 Apr @SpainMFA * 🇸🇩 The Spanish Government wishes to express its full support for the people and authorities of #Sudan with regard t… https://t.co/QHLhJiyVIq
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  • 15 Apr @SpainMFA * 🏆 #Donostia / #SanSebastián has been awarded the 2019 #EuropePrize by the Parliamentary Assembly of the @coe, which… https://t.co/MFCLuf55TQ
  • 15 Apr @SpainMFA * 🇹🇩 🇬🇶 Spain is deeply concerned about the detention of Andrés Esono, leader of the Equatorial Guinean political par… https://t.co/nPQ8fjT2Jf
  • 12 Apr @SpainMFA * This success of the @CooperacionESP would not have been possible without the collaboration of the local authorities… https://t.co/ScoLnNP2Xf
  • 12 Apr @SpainMFA * #Spain's emergency medical team #START, sent by the @AECID_es to #Mozambique after #CycloneIdai and made up of 71 S… https://t.co/EUA6ZJtIXZ
  • 12 Apr @SpainMFA * @SpainMFA participated yesterday in the handover ceremony of the new #Galileo Security Monitoring Centre in #Madrid… https://t.co/jEzg4MZGhp
  • 11 Apr @SpainMFA * Today, six new Ambassadors to #Spain of: 🇹🇷 Turkey 🇨🇴 Colombia 🇧🇾 Belarus 🇲🇰 North Macedonia 🇰🇭 Cambodia 🇱🇦 Laos… https://t.co/hAuCo4BYGN
  • 11 Apr @SpainMFA * FM @JosepBorrellF participated in the opening of the 2019 #EuropeanThinkTankSummit in #Madrid. Organized by… https://t.co/gymAVFSY58

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