Multilateralism 2020: Annual Report of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe
The annual report of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe Ms Marija Pejčinović Burić “Multilateralism 2020” was presented in June 2020.
The report contains information on the organisation’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 and the results of the Council of Europe’s actions since the Helsinki Ministerial Meeting in May 2019.
The report details the Council of Europe’s guidance to member states during the pandemic including the so-called toolkit designed to help ensure that measures taken by member states during the crisis remain proportionate to the threat posed by the spread of the virus and are limited in time.
Besides that, the Secretary General underlined the need for further reforms and highlighted gender equality, the fight against hate speech and hate crimes and artificial intelligence as priorities of the organisation.
The text of the report can be found at the link: https://rm.coe.int/multilateralism-2020-annual-report-of-the-secretary-general/16809ef144