Presidency of Ireland Council of Europe News

September 2022

Civil Society in the spotlight at Venice Commission round table (coe.int)

Council of Europe launches regular dialogue with Belarusian democratic forces (coe.int)

European Convention on Human Rights Takes Centre Stage in Galway (coe.int)

University of Galway hosts meeting of the Council of Europe Committee of Experts on Roma and Traveller Issues (ADI-ROM) (coe.int)

Council of Europe in focus at the Association of Irish Local Government, 14-15 September (coe.int)

Hostilities at the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan: Committee of Ministers Chair and PACE President call for de-escalation and respect for a cease-fire (coe.int)

Europride in Belgrade: statement by Simon Coveney, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence of Ireland and Chair of the Committee of Ministers (coe.int)

Statement by Simon Coveney, Chair of the Committee of Ministers, on the death of Mikhail Gorbachev (coe.int)

July 2022

CEB approves €465 million in new loans, appoints new vice-governors and agrees on Ukraine’s accession to the Bank at zero cost (coe.int)

ECHR judgment in the case Kavala v. Türkiye: joint statement by the Council of Europe leaders (coe.int)

Irish Presidency welcomes the first meeting of the High Level Reflection Group (coe.int)

Minister Coveney and Minister Byrne welcome Council of Europe Development Bank Governor to Dublin (dfa.ie)

June 2022

2022 HELP Network Conference (coe.int)

Youth Action Week: young people call on European governments to step up action to revitalise democracy (coe.int)

Ireland marks the start of its Committee of Ministers Presidency (coe.int)

AILG hosts Bureau of Congress Meeting in Partnership with Kerry County Council (ailg.ie)

Simon Coveney at PACE: It’s time for Council of Europe Heads of State and Government to reconvene (coe.int)

PACE holds a high-level panel on ‘Upholding democratic security in Europe’ (coe.int)

Global forum on higher education leadership for democracy, sustainability, and social justice (dcu.ie)

Minister Coveney addresses Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (dfa.ie)

Ireland supports Action Plans and joins Human Rights Trust Fund (coe.int)

May 2022

Visit to Dublin by Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Ms Marija Pejčinović Burić (DFA.ie)

PACE Standing Committee met in Dublin (pace.coe.int)

Reaffirming "the Conscience of Europe" (iiea.com)

Foreign ministers meet in Turin to discuss their response to Russian Federation aggression against Ukraine (coe.int)

Simon Coveney pledges to press for a fourth summit as soon as possible, to reaffirm the Council of Europe’s role as ‘the conscience of Europe’ (coe.int)

Minister O’Gorman addresses the Child and Youth Participation for Europe conference (gov.ie)