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Parliamentary Assembly Session: 24-28 January 2011

A Council of Europe summit to give fresh political impetus to the organisation

[26/01/2011] Expressing concern at the decline in member states’ commitment to the Council of Europe, Assembly has suggested holding a summit ''to give the Organisation fresh political impetus, make its member states more responsible towards it and, if need be, redefine its current role''. In a resolution adopted today, based on the report by Jean-Claude Mignon on follow-up to reform of the Council of Europe, members of the Assembly reiterated their support for the first wave of measures introduced by the Secretary General. (more ...)