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...
Stockholm, Sweden 24 April 2017
The Special Representative of the Secretary General on Migration and Refugees, Tomáš Boček, will...
Strasbourg 24 & 25 April 2017
The first Pro Safe Sport+ workshop will be held as a kick-off event for a new joint project...
Secretary General Strasbourg 7 April 2017
10 goals for the next 10 years
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.