Human rights – Fight against terrorism – Harlem Désir’s visit to the Council of Europe (January 27, 2016)


Harlem Désir, Minister of State for European Affairs, visited Strasbourg in order to participate in the debate organized by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe on the fight against terrorism and respect for the rule of law.

During this visit, he met with Thorbjorn Jagland, Secretary-General of the Council of Europe, and Nils Muiznieks, Commissioner for Human Rights.

He presented to them the measures initiated by the French government aimed at providing an effective response to the terrorist threat while respecting democratic values, fundamental freedoms and human rights.