Committee of Ministers Chairmanship

Russian Federation - May to November 2006


The Ministers for Foreign Affairs of Council of Europe member states hold the Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers on a rotating basis, each for a six-month term. Alphabetical order in the English language is followed.

The official handover of the chairmanship from Romania to Russia took place on 19 May, 2006 at the 116th Session of the Committee of Ministers
in Strasbourg. Russia held the chairmanship until November 15, 2006.

Major events organised during the Russian Chairmanship

A future convention to combat ''pharmaceutical crime'' (23-24 octobre)

Press release
Moscow Declaration

 

 


Meeting in Moscow for European Ministers of Sport (20 - 21 October)

Press release
Special file


 


Forum for the future of Democracy (18 - 19 October)

Special file
Conclusions




European Youth Forum: "All Different - All Equal" (21 - 25 September)

Press release
Campaign website


 


Launch of European Heritage Days in St Petersburg (21-23 September)

Press release
Special file



 


Conference on Improving the quality of life of people with disabilities in Europe (21-22 September)

Press release



 


Protection of the Rights of the Child: seminar in Moscow (14 - 15 September)

Campaign website




 


Inter-cultural and inter-religious dialogue: Conference in Nizhniy Novgorod (September 7-9)

Press release