Council of Europe - Harlem Désir’s participation in the 4th World Forum for Democracy (Strasbourg, November 18, 2015)


Harlem Désir, Minister of State for European Affairs, attended the opening of the 4th World Forum for Democracy today in Strasbourg.

Following the attacks on November 13, this event, which has been jointly organized by the Council of Europe, the EU and France and will be attended by civil society representatives and personalities from all over the world, will provide an opportunity to underscore the determination of democracies to respond together to the threat of terrorism.

On this occasion, Harlem Désir also met with Thorbjorn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, as well as with Anne Brasseur, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, to discuss the organization’s contribution to resolving the crises on the European continent.