The 46-nation council reaffirmed support for Ukraine and initiated a register to account for damages by former member Russia so human rights victims can be compensated.
The European Court of Human Rights heard two climate cases brought by citizens against Swiss and French authorities complaining they must do more to reduce carbon emissions.
Europe's leading human rights organization approved by majority vote a joint declaration that tries to appease Russia.
Justices are deciding if the World Bank's financial lending arm has the same immunity as nations, which could alter the amount of protection — and independence from courts — that staff are given at organizations operating under U.S. laws.
Even in a country with a tradition of hosting international organizations, one-third of all voters preferred to put the promise of "Swiss law first" ahead of global cooperation.
International organizations welcomed the end of Turkey's emergency rule and urged President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's government to uphold basic human rights and legal standards.
The centerpiece of the European Union's new rules, and what makes them relevant for international organizations, is the policy of accountability, experts say. Data handlers must be able to demonstrate compliance and delete data if asked.