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"Europe Against the Death Penalty" Conference

José Manuel Barroso officially opened the "Europe Against the Death Penalty" conference. During the conference a joint declaration was signed by the Council of Europe, the European Parliament, the Presidency of the EU and the European Commission, marking the launch of the first European day against the Death Penalty. The death penalty is contrary to the fundamental rights on which the Council of Europe and the European Union are founded. Therefore, this event seeks to encourage public debate, strengthen public opposition and pressure retentionist countries to abolish the death penalty. Participation of José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, and Franco Frattini, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Justice, Freedom and Security, at the First European Day against the Death Penalty The First European Day against the Death Penalty will be launched during an International Conference on 9 October through the signature of a Joint Declaration by the Council of Europe, the European Parliament, the EU Presidency and the European Commission. The death penalty is contrary to the fundamental rights on which the Council of Europe and the European Union are founded. Therefore, this event seeks to encourage public debate, strengthen public opposition and pressure retentionist countries to abolish the death penalty.
José Manuel Barroso, on the left, and Franco Frattini, Vice-President ...
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José Manuel Barroso, on the left
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Terry Davis, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, José Manuel ...
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Terry Davis, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, on the left, ...
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José Manuel Barroso
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Speech by José Manuel Barroso
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Speech by José Manuel Barroso
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Vuk Jeremic, Serbian Minister for Foreign Affairs and Chairman of the ...
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Alberto Costa, Portuguese Minister for Justice, on the left, and ...
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