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Transfer of Committee of Ministers' Chairmanship - Tirana, 9 November 2012

Strasbourg - On the 1153rd meeting of the Ministers' Deputies on 9 November 2012 in Tirana, the transfer of Committee of Ministers' Chairmanship between Albania and Andorra will take place.

On the same day, before the Ministers' Deputies meeting, a High-level Conference will be held entitled 'Diversity in Europe: a Strength for the Future'. The focal theme of the Conference will be the dialogue with the neighboring countries (Southern Mediterranean) concerning their democratic transition, and the role of youth in promoting intercultural dialogue. The conference will be opened by the Albanian Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Edmond Panariti. An address by the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Mr. Thorbjørn Jagland, will follow.

The conference as well as the Ministers' Deputies meeting will be attended by Ambassador Damjan Bergant, Permanent Representative to the Council of Europe.