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Choice of an emblem for the Council of Europe

Recommendation 56 (1953)

Parliamentary Assembly
This Recommendation was adopted by the Assembly at its twenty-third Sitting, on 25th September, 1953 (see Doc. 198, Report of the Committee on Rules of Procedure and Privileges).

The Assembly,

Having adopted as its emblem an azure flag bearing a circle of fifteen stars or,

Recommends that the Committee of Ministers

a adopt the same emblem as the symbol of the Council of Europe as a whole;
b instruct the Secretary-General to enter into negotiations with the other European institutions to ensure that the emblems adopted by them shall have features similar to that adopted by the Council of Europe.