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Migratory challenges : visit of PACE President to Germany

GERMANY, 

Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) President Anne Brasseur will make a working visit to Berlin and Golzow, where she is due to meet the Minister of State for Migration, Refugees and Integration and the German delegation to PACE. The town of Golzow (850 inhabitants) in Brandenburg Land welcomed families of Syrian refugees, which has helped to keep the school in the town open. The President’s visit aims at discussing the migratory challenges and at highlighting positive examples of integration of refugees.

Council of Europe Raoul Wallenberg Prize Award ceremony

STRASBOURG (ANTE-ROOM OF THE COMMITTEE OF MINISTERS, 1PM), 
The 2016 Raoul Wallenberg Prize has been awarded to Agkalia, a Greek association on the island of Lesvos, for providing frontline assistance to thousands of refugees, irrespective of their origin and religion. The Prize will be awarded by Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland The Agkalia association will be presented by Georgios Tyrikos-Ergas. The biennial prize worth 10,000 euro was established in 2012 at the initiative of the Swedish Government and the Hungarian Parliament to reward extraordinary humanitarian achievements by a single individual, a group of individuals or an organisation. The ceremony is open to the media.
Press release – Contact : Tatiana Baeva, tel. +33 3 88 41 21 41

Also…

12 JANUARY, STRASBOURG

The European Court of Human Rights will notify in writing 30 judgments concerning Andorra, Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Lithuania, Malta, the Republic of Moldova, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Spain and Turkey
More informationECHR website, tel. +33 3 90 21 42 08

13 JANUARY, STRASBOURG

The European Court of Human Rights will hold a Grand Chamber hearing in the case of Frisvold v. Norway and Flom-Jacobsen v. Norway (9.15 a.m.) concerning an allegation of double jeopardy by two tax payers.
More informationECHR website, tel. +33 3 90 21 42 08

14 JANUARY, STRASBOURG

The European Court of Human Rights will notify in writing 34 judgments / decisions concerning Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Turkey and Ukraine.
More informationECHR website, tel. +33 3 90 21 42 08

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