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  • UN ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMME
  • UN Women
  • UN FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANISATION
  • UN HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES
  • UN OFFICE FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION
  • SPECPOL
  • UN ADVANCED GENERAL ASSEMBLY
  • UN SECURITY COUNCIL
  • UN ACCORD DE PARIS
  • ORGANISATION OF ECONOMIC COOPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT
  • ARCTIC COUNCIL
  • COUNCIL OF EUROPE
  • GADDAFI’S CABINET
  • JOINT CRISIS CABINET

COUNCIL OF EUROPE

Background

The Council of Europe, consisting of 47 member states, is a continental organization that primarily focuses on the protection of human rights, the promotion of democracy and the rule of law. It is completely independent of the European Union, however, 28 of its members are EU member states. To ensure the terms mentioned above, the European Convention on Human Rights has been signed by all members of CoE and their commitment to the Council is being overseen by the Convention.

Due to its primary focus, which is the protection of human rights, the Council of Europe can ensure safety and peace in many politically complicated disputes and areas of conflict. On the other hand, its political influence is undeniably significant, therefore, the CoE can promote democracy in regions where the oversight of a functional democratic system is required. During this edition of SOBILMUN, delegates of CoE will be focusing on two major issues that are actively troubling the intercontinental agenda:

Agenda Items:

  1. Reviewing the international status of the state of Kosovo while also addressing the disputes in
    Southeastern Europe.
  2. Tackling the territorial disputes between Georgia and the Russian Federation with a special
    focus on the question of the frozen conflicts.

Under Secretary-General: Sena Temelli