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Council of Europe
The Council of Europe is an international organisation promoting co-operation between all countries of Europe in the areas of legal standards, human rights, democratic development, the rule of law and cultural co-operation...
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1946
9.19.1946
The Council of Europe is founded following a speech by Winston Churchill at the University of Zurich.
1948
5.7.1948
The Council of Europe is founded during the Hague Congress.
1949
5.5.1949
The Treaty of London establishes the Council of Europe in Strasbourg as the first European institution working for European integration.
1961
5.24.1961
Cyprus enters the Council of Europe.
1964
5.5.1964
The Council of Europe declares May 5 as Europe Day