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Published on 16/09/2019 - Modified on 16/09/2019

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70th Anniversary of the Council of Europe

Special commemorative event in Strasbourg

In the framework of the French Presidency of the Committee of Ministers and of the 70th anniversary of the Council of Europe, the ambassadors of the organisation’s 47 member countries and the Secretary General of the Council of Europe  participate in a commemorative meeting taking place in the City Hall of Strasbourg on 18th September in presence of the Mayor. 

The event will reproduce the room and the atmosphere in which the Committee of Ministers’ first meeting was held in the rooms of the Town Hall in 1949. 

An exhibition entitled « Europe 1949, l’Histoire s’écrit à Strasbourg » will also be staged in the City Hall with a projection of a nine-minute historic film. It will be open to the public on 21 and 22 september on the occasion of the European Heritage Days

More information on the website of the Council of Europe