Finland's permanent representation, Strasbourg
A study makes concrete recommendations to improve the rights of deaf people and the status of sign language
As the Presidency of the Ministerial Committee of the Council of Europe, Finland organised a side event on sign language in Strasbourg, France, on 10 April. The side event was organised in connection with the spring session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) to publish a study on the rights of deaf people in the Council of Europe and its Member States.
AI Conference at Finlandia Hall gathered nearly 400 participants
The conference on the impacts of artificial intelligence on human rights, the rule of law and democracy, organised as part of Finland's Presidency of the Council of Europe, attracted a larger audience than was expected. Instead of the expected 300 participants, the conference brought together about 400 people.
Minister for Foreign Affairs Soini to discuss Council of Europe matters in Paris
Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini will visit Paris on 28 February to attend a joint meeting of the Presidential Committee and Bureau of the Assembly of the Council of Europe.