The Venice Commission, an advisory body to the Council of Europe, issued an opinion on Thursday on Poland's draft disciplinary regime on judges, in which it recommended rejecting the contested bill and seeking other solutions.
The letter from Dunja Mijatovic, the Council of Europe's human rights commissioner, in which she tells the Polish Senate speaker that the Senate should reject the latest judiciary bill, is interference with Polish legislation, a deputy minister has said.
Polish Minister of Sport and Tourism Witold Bańka will be the European candidate for head of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), the Council of Europe decided on Wednesday in Strasbourg.
The prospects for cooperation within the Council of Europe and the UN Security Council (UNSC) were the focus of talks between Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz and French Minister for European Affairs Nathalie Loiseau in Warsaw on Tuesday.
The Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly in Strasbourg adopted a resolution on Friday urging Russia to return to Poland the wreckage of the presidential plane which crashed in Smolensk, western Russia, on April 10, 2010.
Poland's ruling Law and Justice's MP Wlodzimierz Bernacki has been elected vice-president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).