129th Session of the Committee of Ministers
Finland holds the Presidency of the Committee of the Ministers of the Council of Europe from 21 November 2018 to 17 May 2019. Finland's Presidency will culminate with the Foreign Ministers’ meeting in Helsinki from 16 to 17 May 2019, bringing together all the 47 Member States of the Council of Europe. At the meeting, member states will discuss the current state and future of democracy, human rights and the rule of law. In the margins of the annual Foreign Ministerial session, the 70th anniversary of the Council of Europe will be celebrated.
The Ministerial session and the Celebration of the Council of Europe is organised by the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the Council of Europe.