Spring Session 2015: mass surveillance; drones and targeted killings

Spring Session 2015: mass surveillance; drones and targeted killings

Strasbourg, 20-24 April

Debates on mass surveillance practices and on drones and targeted killings: the need to uphold human rights and international law were among the highlights of the Spring Session 2015 (Strasbourg, 20-24 April).

The Assembly also debated the reform of football governance, the humanitarian consequences of the actions of the terrorist group called "Islamic State" and discrimination against transgender people in Europe.

Didier Reynders, Minister for Foreign Affairs and European Affairs of Belgium, presented the communication from the Committee of Ministers in the framework of the Belgian Chairmanship and Nils Muiznieks, Council of Europe Human Rights Commissioner, presented his Annual activity report 2014.

Reports and opinions from the agenda

Monday 20 April

Tuesday 21 April

Wednesday 22 April

Thursday 23 April

Friday 24 April