Co-operation with the other international organisations
United Nations

Relations between the Council of Europe and the United Nations go back over fifty years. These have always been positive, and have never ceased to improve. Closer cooperation has gathered pace in recent years.

The co-operation between the Council of Europe and the OSCE concerns such areas as: democracy, human rights, rule of law, minorities... A specific field of co-operation is the observation of elections in which the Council of Europe takes part.
European Union

The Council of Europe and the European Union share the same values and pursue common aims with regard to the protection of democracy, respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms, and the rule of law.