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Konference

Copenhagen, Elsinore and the Future of Europe: Assessing the Danish Chairmanship of the Council of Europe

Konference — This conference will assess what has been achieved during the Danish Chairmanship – and what can still be achieved at the final high-level conference in Elsinore where the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the 47 member states will meet and are scheduled to adopt a decision on the future of the Council of Europe.

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Date & Time:

Place:
Nanna Berg Auditorium, 1st floor, room 9A-1-01, Njalsgade 76, DK-2300 Copenhagen S

Hosted by:
iCourts, the Danish National Research Foundation’s Centre of Excellence for International Courts, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen in collaboration with the Danish Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the International Commission of Jurists and the Danish Institute for Human Rights

Cost:
Free

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On May 18th, 2018, Denmark will pass on the Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe. This conference will assess what has been achieved during the Danish Chairmanship – and what can still be achieved at the final high-level conference in Elsinore where the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the 47 member states will meet and are scheduled to adopt a decision on the future of the Council of Europe. The conference will focus on the priorities of the Danish Chairmanship, which all seek to develop an agenda for the future of the Council of Europe – and the future of Europe. These include:

  • Reform of the European Court of Human Rights and the Copenhagen Declaration
    Equal opportunities
  • Involvement of children and young people in democracy
  • Changing attitudes and prejudices about persons with disabilities
  • Combating torture

 

Date: 17 May 2018, 13:30 – 16:30 followed by a reception

Venue: Nanna Berg Auditorium, 1st floor, room 9A-1-01, Njalsgade 76, DK-2300 Copenhagen S

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