|On 15 April 2009, the Post Office of Moldova (Poșta Moldovei) issued a postage stamp with the title 60th Anniversary of the Council of Europe. The issue comprises one stamp, with an associated cancellation (postmark) and first day cover (FDC). The designer was Vitaliu Pogolşa. The printing was performed by Tipografia Centrală, Chişinău.|
ABOUT THE THEME
The Council of Europe is an international organisation promoting co-operation between all countries of Europe in the areas of legal standards, human rights, democratic development, the rule of law and cultural co-operation. It was founded in 1949, has 47 member states with some 800 million citizens, and is an entirely separate body from the European Union (EU), which has 28 member states. Unlike the EU, the Council of Europe cannot make binding laws. The two do however share certain symbols such as the flag and the anthem. Read more..
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Logo of the Anniversary
FIRST DAY COVERS (FDC) AND CANCELLATIONS (POSTMARKS)
Presidency of the Republic of Moldova of the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers