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17.05.2018

Twenty-five years of Council of Europe membership

Ljubljana, 14 May 2018 – Today marks the 25th anniversary since Slovenia became a full member of the Council of Europe, the oldest pan-European organisation providing a wide spectrum of legal and institutional frameworks for...


05.04.2018

Dunja Mijatović takes up office as Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights

Strasbourg, 3 April 2018 - Today, Dunja Mijatović takes up the post of Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights. National of Bosnia and Herzegovina, she has been elected last January by the Parliamentary Assembly of the...


01.03.2018

20th anniversary of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages

Ljubljana, 1 March 2018 – The European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages entered into force on this day, twenty years ago. This Council of Europe Convention is aimed at protecting and promoting minority languages, which...


01.02.2018

20th anniversary of the Framework Convention of the Council of Europe for the Protection of National Minorities

Ljubljana, 1 February 2018 – Today marks the 20th anniversary of the entry into force of the Framework Convention of the Council of Europe for the Protection of National Minorities, the first ever legally binding international...


09.10.2017

Autumn session of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly, 9-13 October 2017

Addresses by the President of the Czech Republic Miloš Zeman and the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and a debate on two reports calling for a Council of Europe Summit are among the highlights of the autumn session of the...


27.04.2017

ECHR decision: Slovenia fully and properly executes the judgement in Ališić case

Ljubljana, 27 April 2017 – Slovenia welcomes the decision of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) issued today in the case Hodžić v. Slovenia. After examining the measures adopted by Slovenia for the implementation of the...


17.03.2017

Slovenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina moving ahead in the execution of the European Court on Human Rights judgement

Ljubljana, 16 March 2017 –Representatives of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Slovenia met in Ljubljana, under the auspices of the Council of Europe Secretariat, and made important progress to ensure the execution of the ECHR judgment...


23.01.2017

PACE Winter Session, 23-27 January 2017

23-27 January, Strasbourg – Debates on attacks against journalists and media freedom in Europe, the challenges and accountability of online media and journalism, and the need to end cyberdiscrimination and online hate speech will...


15.09.2016

Slovenia lodged inter-state application against Croatia regarding Ljubljanska Banka claims towards Croatian companies

Ljubljana, 15 September 2016 – Today, the Republic of Slovenia lodged before the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) an inter-state application against the Republic of Croatia related to the claims of Ljubljanska Banka towards...


20.04.2016

PACE elects Marko Bošnjak judge of the European Court of Human Rights in respect of Slovenia

Strasbourg, 19.04.2016 - The Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) today elected Marko Bošnjak as judge to the European Court of Human Rights in respect of Slovenia. Mr Bošnjak, having obtained an absolute majority of...


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