Politics

Secretary General to PACE : Russian people would suffer most if Russia leaves the Council of Europe

Addressing the Parliamentary Assembly for the last time during a January session, Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland expressed his satisfaction that the European Court of Human Rights was now on firmer ground than when he was elected in 2009.
23-01-2019, 12:32, Новости » Политика

Plenary highlights: Brexit, driverless cars, investment, pesticides

MEPs called for safety rules for driverless cars during this year's first plenary session. They also urged the UK to clarify its Brexit position and backed a new investment fund.
22-01-2019, 10:28, Новости » Политика

NATO Secretary General thanks EUROCONTROL for continued cooperation

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg visited the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation (EUROCONTROL) on Friday (18 January 2019) to meet Director General Eamonn Brennan and reaffirm the close collaboration between the two organisations.
21-01-2019, 11:52, Новости » Политика

US and Denmark take command of two NATO naval groups

A US Navy Admiral has assumed command of NATO’s Standing NATO Maritime Group (SNMG) 1, taking over from a Royal Danish Navy Commodore.
20-01-2019, 13:31, Новости » Политика

Norway should improve the situation for prisoners in solitary confinement

The Council of Europe Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) published a report on a visit to Norway carried out in spring 2018.
18-01-2019, 10:35, Новости » Политика

Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2019: call for nominations

The Prize, created in 2013, aims to reward outstanding civil society action in defending human rights in Europe and beyond.
15-01-2019, 11:18, Новости » Политика

European Central Bank must allow full scrutiny of banking supervision, say Auditors

The European Court of Auditors has called on the Union’s legislators to intervene and ensure the European Central Bank allows full access to documents for audits related to banking supervision.
14-01-2019, 11:22, Политика, Экономика

Twenty years of the euro: three in four Europeans are in favour of the single currency

The launch of the euro two decades ago brought tangible benefits to people and companies across the EU. A ceremony in Parliament on 15 January will mark the event.
13-01-2019, 13:43, Политика, Экономика

MEPs adopt revised rules for road haulage operations in another EU country

New provisions to tackle letterbox companies, improve enforcement of cabotage rules and prevent fraud in road transport were adopted by the Transport Committee on Thursday.
12-01-2019, 11:12, Новости » Политика

Tackling ill-treatment by police in Greece

The Council of Europe and the Greek authorities are organising a round table event on professional policing and how to prevent torture and other forms of ill-treatment in Athens on 10 and 11 January.
10-01-2019, 07:45, Новости » Политика