Council of Europe
Council of Europe
05/19/2017 at 09:31. Facebook
Today in Cyprus, foreign ministers adopted new guidelines to improve support, information and compensation for victims of terrorist attacks in all 47 member states.

The measures include emergency assistance, medical, psychological and social help - all free of charge - and also information points for victims, access to justice and timely compensation.

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Today in Cyprus foreign ministers adopted new guidelines to improve support information
Council of Europe
Council of Europe
05/19/2017 at 08:59. Facebook
Foreign affairs ministers from the Council of Europe’s 47 member states are meeting in Nicosia (Cyprus) today.

The Council of Europe’s Convention on Offences relating to Cultural Property has been opened for signature, and signed by six countries : Cyprus, Greece, Armenia, Portugal, San Marino and Mexico.

It is the only international treaty specifically dealing with the criminalisation of...
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Foreign affairs ministers from the Council of Europes 47 member states are
Anette Nilsson Exner
Irmgard Basler
Watch the video of Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland exchanging views with the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee at the European Parliament on Monday.

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Council of Europe 05/18/2017
Migration, conflict prevention and the fight against corruption and terrorism dominated the conversation yesterday when United Nations Secretary General António Guterres met with Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland in Strasbourg.

The Secretary Generals also discussed the situation in the Western Balkans, the conflict in Eastern Ukraine, human rights in Crimea and the Council of Europe’s...
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Migration conflict prevention and the fight against corruption and terrorism dominated the
International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) may be drawing to its close but the battle to assure the rights and freedoms of LGBTI people in all member states continues.

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The human rights of LGBTIQ citizens

LGBTIQ Refugees - [ Youtube.com Link ]

Dispatches From The Frontline: Intersex Children - [ Youtube.com Link...
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International Day against Homophobia Transphobia and Biphobia IDAHOT may be drawing to
Yuksel Tamer
Today is International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.

To mark the occasion, this podcast features an interview with ‘Girl A,’ about what it is like to grow up gay in a small town in Europe.

Full podcast: [ Tindeck.com Link ]

This conversation is a sometimes harrowing story of fear, loneliness, repressed desire, keeping secrets and suicidal thoughts.

The Council of Europe and the...
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Bringing good music and cheer :-)
In this interview, Belgian MP Piet de Bruyn, sets out the importance of protecting the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people, ahead of International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT).

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Ahead of the 17 May International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT), Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland urged all member states to protect the rights of lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people

“Homophobic and transphobic hatred is spreading on the internet and in public discourse, and attacks against LGBTI people are widespread. In France, an...
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Ahead of the 17 May International Day against Homophobia Transphobia and Biphobia
Some 12,400 visitors toured the Council of Europe and the European Parliament yesterday ... and surely, a great day was had by all :-)
Some 12400 visitors toured the Council of Europe and the European Parliament
It's not too late for those close to Strasbourg to join us at European Open Day, jointly hosted by the Council of Europe and the European Union Parliament :-)

Programme: [ Coe.int Link ]
Its not too late for those close to Strasbourg to join us
Join us ... this Sunday :-)

Find out more about the programme of events from our French-language website : [ Coe.int Link ]
This week, activists from the No Hate Speech movement, met in Strasbourg, to develop new approaches to the fight against anti-Semitism.

Among the many contributors was Irina Drexler, a researcher, who leads the No Hate Speech campaign in Romania.

In this 'brain candy' podcast, Drexler discusses why she thinks anti-Semitism is flourishing again in Europe and why its defeat matters so much to...
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This week activists from the No Hate Speech movement met in Strasbourg
Nathan Kennedy
Checks and balances help to make our democracies stronger.

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Bartha Péter
Steve Wagenseil
Kristina Raducan
Europe and the human rights of its LGBTIQ citizens - [ Humanrightseurope.org Link ]
Europe and the human rights of its LGBTIQ citizens
Over two days, contributors to a No Hate Speech seminar, at the Youth Centre in Strasbourg, are working out new ways to fight against the scourge of anti-Semitism.

More information: [ Nohatespeechmovement.org Link ]

Anti-Semitism in Europe: [ Humanrightseurope.org Link ]

Universities against hate speech : [ Mediawijs.be Link ]
& [ Vubtoday.be Link ]
& [ Youtube.com Link ]
Over two days contributors to a No Hate Speech seminar at the
Marcell Lorincz
Ilise Feitshans
Europe is yours! Europe belongs to you! Join us on Sunday 14 May in Strasbourg for the European Open Day, organised jointly by the Council of Europe and the European Union Parliament.

Programme [fr]: [ Coe.int Link ]
Marie Cassin Edelman