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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  • 16 Feb @SpainMFA * #MSC2019: @JosepBorrellF participates in the #Munich Security Conference, a key forum on international security tha… https://t.co/QYtTYn5pCt
  • 15 Feb @SpainMFA * #Spain offers ongoing support to the efforts taken by the @UN_OCT in their pursuit towards world peace and stabilit… https://t.co/09VyMZk7m2
  • 15 Feb @SpainMFA * USG @UN_OCT Voronkov also took a working lunch with #Spain's State Secretary for Foreign Affairs @SEAEXValenzuela,… https://t.co/zCuGGw2ick
  • 15 Feb @SpainMFA * Minister @JosepBorrellF and USG @UN_OCT Voronkov held a meeting in which they addressed the importance of the role… https://t.co/zt2qOClOCb
  • 15 Feb @SpainMFA * USG @UN_OCT Vladimir Voronkov, #CTC Chair Amb. Gustavo Meza-Cuadra and ASG & ED @UN_CTED Michèle Coninsx have under… https://t.co/qaqyuEpMIx
  • 15 Feb @SpainMFA * #Spain's FM @JosepBorrellF will attend on the 16th and 17th the #Munich Security Conference, a global forum for the… https://t.co/mIU3ooypYL
  • 15 Feb @SpainMFA * 🇮🇳 Spain fervently condemns the attack that took place yesterday in #Pulwama, in the state of Jammu and Kashmir,… https://t.co/ndfujIBP3F
  • 14 Feb @SpainMFA * 🇱🇺🇪🇸#Spain's PM @sanchezcastejon welcomed #Luxembourg's PM @Xavier_Bettel to La Moncloa, where they discussed digit… https://t.co/jHLqRRU5uJ
  • 14 Feb @SpainMFA * 🇲🇦🇪🇸 During his State Visit to #Morocco, King Felipe of #Spain held a bilateral meeting with HM the King Mohammed V… https://t.co/s4rnnAhyPO
  • 14 Feb @SpainMFA * 🇲🇦🇪🇸 Minister @JosepBorrellF accompanies their Majesties the King and Queen of #Spain on a State Visit to #Morocco,… https://t.co/m8zpVzgJb2
  • 14 Feb @SpainMFA * RT @expo2020dubai: Experience natural air conditioning inside the #Spain Pavilion 🇪🇸, where a series of conical structures will keep things…
  • 13 Feb @SpainMFA * 📻 Today is #WorldRadioDay! Have you heard about the #radio projects of @CooperacionESP's Cultural Centers in… https://t.co/KnUXEUiMQP
  • 13 Feb @SpainMFA * Minister @JosepBorrellF made an appeal for the pro-European spirit and the need to remain united during a meeting i… https://t.co/Hulf2zreDh
  • 13 Feb @SpainMFA * RT @GlobalSpain: The first round-the-world expedition was carried out by the Spanish and is 500 years old. Get to know the fascinating hist…
  • 12 Feb @SpainMFA * Wanto to enjoy some #SpanishCinema at the @berlinale🐻? 🎞️ 10 Spanish films participate in the festival, with… https://t.co/0d6ImsRpVl

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