Tag: Council of Europe

  • Turkey Doesn’t Want Greek Cyprus Taking EU Council Presidency

    The Turkish government declared that it will suspend its relations with the European Union if the Greek half of Cyprus takes the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union scheduled in July 2012 without first solving the reunification issue between the Greek Cypriots and the Turkish Cypriots. Turkey’s Prime Minister Erdogan stated that […]

  • Journalists come together to fight prejudice worldwide

    Eighty journalists from throughout Europe convened in İstanbul on Tuesday for a three-day international program to raise awareness among media professionals of discrimination that is commonplace in the world. The program titled “European Media Encounter Media, Intercultural Dialogue and Fight against Discrimination — Cross-reports from Turkey,” is being held as a joint effort by the […]

  • Russia, Turkey to interact in juridical affairs

    ISTANBUL, November 26 (Itar-Tass) — Russia and Turkey are striving for intensive interaction in juridical affairs on the bilateral and international levels, Russian Justice Minister Alexander Konovalov told Itar-Tass on Friday. He participates in the 30th conference of justice ministers the Council of Europe holds here. “We begin to develop more intensive interaction with Turkey […]

  • European ministers discuss judicial reform in Istanbul

    ISTANBUL – Hürriyet Daily News Modernization of the judiciary is an obligation rather than a bonus, Turkey’s justice minister says during the 30th Council of Europe Conference of Ministers of Justice in Istanbul, which tackled topics like modern, transparent and efficient justice; prison policy in contemporary Europe; and the protection of personal information in the […]

  • News.Az – Fikrat Mammadov to attend conference of CE justice ministers

    The 30th conference of the justice ministers of the Council of Europe member-states will be held in Istanbul on November 24-26. News service for the Justice Ministry of Azerbaijan reportsthat Azerbaijan’s Minister of Justice Fikrat Mammadov will attend the event. On November 24 the ministers will attend an informal meeting to be held at the […]