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Building Unity in Europe
16 May 2005

Warsaw Summit

Poland Poland

The third Council of Europe Summit took place with nearly all the continent now members of the organisation. Prime ministers and presidents gathered in Warsaw to renew their commitment to Council of Europe values with an action plan to boost the long term effectiveness of the Human Rights Court; strengthen the role of the Human Rights Commissioner; intensify the fight against racism and discrimination; work to combat criminal acts such as terrorism, trafficking and violence against women, and continue monitoring to ensure that Council of Europe members live up to the promises they made when they joined the organisation.