Over-indebtedness of states: a danger for democracy and human rights
Reply to Recommendation
| Doc. 12725
| 28 September 2011
- Committee of Ministers
at the 1121st meeting of the Ministers’ Deputies (21 September 2011) 2011 - Fourth part-session
- Reply to Recommendation
- : Recommendation 1961
The Committee of Ministers has examined
Parliamentary Assembly Recommendation
on “Over-indebtedness of states: a danger for democracy
and human rights”, which addresses important, topical problems.
2. The Committee of Ministers is aware that in difficult economic
times the protection of those most vulnerable calls for particular
vigilance and it will not fail to demonstrate this in carrying out
its statutory mission, the protection of human rights.
3. With regard to the specific recommendations in the text, the
Committee notes that they concern the economic strategy and financial
policies developed by member states at a national level or through
economic or financial institutions. They do not fall within the
scope or priorities of the Council of Europe.
4. The Committee has brought the recommendation to the attention
of the member states’ governments.