Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture presented the 2023 Annual report in Brussels.


  The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) has issued a set of standards and recommendations to European prisons aimed at ensuring that transgender prisoners, a highly vulnerable segment of the prison population, are treated with respect and protected from the risks...

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The EU-Council of Europe Youth Partnership Steering Group of the 4th European Youth Work Convention met in Brussels.


Together with the Government of Malta, the Youth Partnership have launched the preparatory process of the 4th European Youth Work Convention. The Steering Group met on 23-24 April 2024 in Brussels to discuss the focus, objectives, and expected outcomes.

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The European Union and Council of Europe Partnership for Good Governance III met in Brussels for the 2nd technical project committee meeting.


The delegates discussed the regional project “Women’s access to justice: implementing Council of Europe’s gender equality and violence against women standards”.

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Workshop on Counter-narratives to hate speech.

08/04/2024 Brussels

On 8 April, the Brussels Office welcomed the Workshop on counter-narratives to hate speech. The workshop was organised in the framework of the joint EU-Council of Europe project “Increasing civil society organisations’ knowledge and capacity to counter hate speech online” which aims to increase...

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Brussels run for jailed journalist Evan Gershkovich

27/03/2024 Brussels

An elite team from the Council of Europe office in Brussels took part in the “Run for Evan” at the Parc du Cinquantenaire on 27 March.   The run was organised by the Wall Street Journal as one of a series of events around the world in support of Evan Gershkovich, a journalist who was imprisoned...

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