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Council of Europe

The Council of Europe is an international organisation focused on protecting human rights, democracy, rule of law in Europe and promoting European culture. Founded in 1949, it has 47 member states, covers approximately 820 million people and operates with an annual budget of approximately half a billion euros. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Council of Europe has hosted 6 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1993 Speech. The year with the most events was 1994 with four events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2011 with an average of 248 views per video.

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    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Address

    Mahmoud Abbas spoke about Palestine’s bid for full statehood in the United Nations. In his speech he criticized the Israeli…

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    Human Rights Issues

    Council of Europe Committee of Ministers Chairman-in-Office Robert Urbain discussed the committee’s recent summit in Vienna,…

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    Transportation Issues

    Mr. Bosson spoke to the Parliamentary Assembly on recent initiatives to create an integrated European transport system.…

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    U.N. Intervention in Yugoslavia

    Minister Stoltenberg, co-chair of the International Conference on the Former Yugoslavia, spoke on the fighting in central…

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