Parliamentary Assembly Session Strasbourg 27 April 2017
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has called on Hungary to suspend the...
Mobile crew of journalists contribute to an independent electoral media coverage of parliamentary elections in Armenia
In order to improve the media coverage of the electoral campaign and the election day on 2 April...
Anna Rurka, President of the Conference of INGOs urges the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) to investigate allegations of corruptionStrasbourg 24/04/2017
The President of the Conference of INGOs, Anna Rurka, has sent a letter to the President and the...
Stockholm, Sweden 24 April 2017
The Special Representative of the Secretary General on Migration and Refugees, Tomáš Boček, will...
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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.