Council of Europe
03/24/2017 at 13:58. Facebook
In a letter to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, published today, Claude Janizzi, the Chairperson of the Council of Europe Lanzarote Committee expressed his concern that the adopted law – “On the amendment of certain acts related to increasing the strictness of procedures carried out in the areas of border management” – will negatively impact on the implementation of the Lanzarote...
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Council of Europe
03/24/2017 at 13:30. Facebook
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Council of Europe
03/24/2017 at 08:50. Facebook
Live event! Watch today's conference on our Strasbourg Court´s case law on freedom of expression - [ Webtv.coe.int Link ]
Council of Europe
03/23/2017 at 15:33. Facebook
Following the Westminster attack yesterday, Irena Guidikova explains her confidence in Interculturalism as the key set of ideas for strengthening inclusion and managing diversity in Europe.

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The Council of Europe and Interculturalism: [ Humanrightseurope.org Link ]

Ioannis Kasoulides, Chair of the Committee of Ministers and Minister for Foreign...
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Council of Europe
03/23/2017 at 14:45. Facebook
The Council of Europe, the European Court of Human Rights, the University of Strasbourg and the René Cassin Foundation are holding the 32th annual René Cassin Competition on Friday 24 March.

30 teams from Austria, Belarus, Belgium, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Romania, Russia and Switzerland will plead a fictional case study concerning health and European human rights law in...
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Council of Europe
03/22/2017 at 09:26. Facebook
An international conference opens today in Nicosia to promote the strengthening of democracy through education across the Council of Europe’s 47 member states.

Ministers of Education from state parties to the European Cultural Convention will take part in the two-day event in Cyprus, alongside officials and policy experts representing some 39 countries.

Participants at the ‘Scuring Democracy...
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Council of Europe
03/21/2017 at 15:24. Facebook
In this vodcast to mark International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Christian Ahlund, chair of the European Commission Against Racism and Intolerance, outlines the real situation in Sweden, following recent suggestions that the country is facing difficulties in integrating its minorities.

More on this story: [ Humanrightseurope.org Link ]
Council of Europe
03/21/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
invite applications for two intern positions to be hosted by the Council of Europe as part of the Roma in European Societies (RES) initiative. The positions are for six months or one year. The interns will be placed in different units of the CoE depending on their specialization and interests. The i...

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Council of Europe
03/20/2017 at 14:19. Facebook
Earlier today, the NoHateSpeech movement launched a new manual on challenging bigoted speech through counter and alternative narratives.

Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland authored the preface to the manual.

Take a look - [ Bit.ly Link ]
Council of Europe
03/20/2017 at 10:21. Facebook
Live event! Watch today's anti-corruption conference now - [ Webtv.coe.int Link ]

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03/20/2017 at 08:28. Facebook
On this Happy Monday, check out the European Youth Foundation, our sister site, for videos, photos and information about a project that grows in importance year by year :-)

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03/20/2017 at 08:08. Facebook
Writing in 'New Europe,' Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland makes an uncompromising appeal for strong personal and professional ethics among public officials.

He states: "Irrespective of any political or public policy consideration, does a president, a prime minister, a minister, a state secretary have the right to do or influence private business deals while exercising public functions?...
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Anti-torture experts have published a fact sheet compiling standards on immigration detention.

During its visits to member states, the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) has found "shortcomings" in the way in which migrants are held.

More on this story: [ Coe.int Link ]
The final phase of the VSPS Western Balkans Anti-Corruption Forum has kicked off! The Belgrade town hall meeting will be held on March 29th and cover protection of whistleblowers.
The project is possible thanks to generous support of the International Visegrad Fund and the Council of Europe.
More about the Visegrad School of Political Studies: [ Visegradschool.org Link ]
How Europe treats its Roma citizens - [ Humanrightseurope.org Link ]
Today, young people and the young at heart gathered at the European Youth Centre for No Hate Speech training workshops.

The focus was on human rights education as a tool against hate speech.

The Council of Europe against hatespeech: [ Humanrightseurope.org Link ]