Secretary General Strasbourg 7 April 2017
10 goals for the next 10 years
Council of Europe Brussels 6 April 2017
The impact of rapid technological developments, such as the expansion of the Internet and social...
Limassol, Cyprus 6-7 April 2017
"Strategy 21" (European Cultural Heritage Strategy for the 21st Century) redefines the place and...
Brussels, Belgium 6-7/04/2017
Stakeholders from the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages, the Framework...
What we do?
The Directorate General of Democracy (“DGII”) supports the Council of Europe in fields which are vital for the sustainability of democracy: ensuring respect for human dignity without discrimination on the basis of human rights standards; improving the functioning of democratic institutions; and strengthening the democratic competencies of Europe’s citizens and their willingness to engage in the democratic process and promoting respect for diversity in Europe’s societies, in a spirit of solidarity and tolerance, based on the human rights and legal standards of the Council of Europe.