CoE SG in Cyprus on Friday

Council of Europe Secretary General ThorbjA�rn Jagland will meet with Cypriot government officials on Friday 14 October, to discuss the upcoming Cypriot chairmanship of the Council of Europe (from 22 November 2016 to 19 May 2017).

The chairmanship will address several key human rights issues, from detention of irregular migrants facing deportation, to freedom of expression and new trends on the Internet.

According to a press release issued by the CoE, the Secretary General will hold meetings with the President of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades , the President of the House of Representatives, Demetris Syllouris, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ioannis Kasoulides and the Minister of Education and Culture, Costas Kadis.

Source: Cyprus News Agency