The Council of Europe plays a pivotal role in the promotion and protection of human rights in Europe, yet its work is often little understood. This volume provides a comprehensive analysis of the work of the Council of Europe and the legal framework within which it operates.
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Origin and further development / Norman Weiss Interpretation and amendments of the founding treaty / Christian Walter Membership and observer status / Eckart Klein Seat and symbols of the Council of Europe / Eckart Klein Budget and financing / Stefanie Schmahl The Committee of Ministers / Simon Palmer The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe / Philip Leach Secretariat / Matthias Ruffert European Court of Human Rights / Elisabeth Lambert-Abdelgawad Congress of Local and Regional Authorities / Bert Schaffarzik Commissioner for Human Rights / Oliver Dörr The Conference of International Non-Governmental Organisations of the Council of Europe / Heike Krieger The Administrative Tribunal / Dorothee von Arnim The Council of Europe Development Bank / Rainer Steckhan European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & Healthcare (EDQM) / Robert Uerpmann-Wittzack Eurimages fund / Tarlach McGonagle Co-operation Group to Combat Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in Drugs (Pompidou Group) / Werner Sipp European Centre for Global Interdependence and Solidarity (North-South Centre) / Markus Kaltenborn European Audiovisual Observatory / Tarlach McGonagle European Centre for Modern Languages / Tarlach McGonagle Group of States Against Corruption (GRECO) / Wolfgang Rau European Convention on Human Rights / Oliver Dörr European Social Charter / Oliver Dörr Conventions on the Protection of National Minorities / Stefan Oeter Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine / Robert Uerpmann-Wittzack Anti-discrimination policy / Thomas Giegerich & Sara Jötten Core Monitoring Mechanisms and Related Activities / Andrew Drzemczewski Establishing Common Standards and Securing the Rule of Law / Marten Breuer Combating Terrorism and Organized Crime / Christian Walter Protecting Children / Ursula Kilkelly Media and Information Society / Robert Uerpmann-Wittzack Constitutional Standard-setting and Strengthening of New Democracies / Christoph Grabenwarter Securing and Enhancing the Common Cultural Heritage / Kerstin Odendahl Cross-border Cooperation / Matthias Niedobitek Programmes of Cooperation and Solidarity / Norman Weiss Impact of the Council of Europe on National Legal Systems / Marten Breuer The Council of Europe within the System of International Organisations / Stefanie Schmahl The Council of Europe and International Institutional Law : an Appraisal / Martin Breuer.
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