List of Candidates for CE Secretary General Post Divulged
France, Strasburg, 11 October / Trend , corr. A.Maharramli/ Elections of new Secretary General of the Council of Europe (CE) will take place at the meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on 26 June 2009, Azerbaijani permanent representative office at CE said to Trend .
Office term of current CE Secretary General Terry Davis will expire on 31 August 2009.
Thorbjørn Jagland, Chairman of the Norwegian Parliament, former Foreign Minister and State Minister of Norway, is a candidate for the position and is very popular in Europe.
According to unofficial reports, Luc Van den Brande, PACE representative from Belgium, also claims to the position.