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Council of Europe
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I. History

The Council of Europe (CoE) is an international organization created in 1949 by the Treaty of London, as a result of the movements that emerged after World War II with the aim of attaining unity and cohesion among European countries. In the particul…

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Javier Martínez-Torrón, “Council of Europe”, in: Encyclopedia of Law and Religion, General Editor Gerhard Robbers. Consulted online on 29 January 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-9749_elr_COM_000094>
First published online: 2015

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