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Czech chairmanship supports education for democracy and human rights

19 May 2017 Nicosia, Cyprus

At the end of their meeting in Nicosia (Cyprus) the six month chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers passed from Cyprus to the Czech Republic. Foreign Affairs Minister Ioannis Kasoulides took stock of Cyprus’s chairmanship and made the handover to Czech Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek, who...

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Learning to live together conference: call for participants

30 March 2017 Strasbourg

The Youth Department of the Council of Europe seeks to select up to 70 participants to represent the children, youth and civil society sectors in this conference that aims to discuss the Conclusions of the Report on the State of Citizenship and Human Rights Education in Europe, to share...

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Launch of international cooperation projects

03 February 2017 Strasbourg

Representatives from 20 partner organisations in 17 countries implementing the projects funded in 2016 -2017 by the EU/Council of Europe Joint Programme “Human Rights and Democracy in Action” met in Strasbourg for the First Joint Coordination Meeting on 31 January – 1 February 2017. The...

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Council of Europe video “Beat bullying” goes viral

January 2017

The Russian version of the educational video “Beat Bullying” reached over 1 million viewers on YouTube. This 10 minutes film shows how whole-school human rights and citizenship education programmes equip students and pupils with the understanding, skills and confidence they need to help stop...

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Replies from 40 governments are now available on-line

22 November 2016 Strasbourg

As part of the preparation of the Council of Europe Report on the State of Citizenship and Human Rights Education in Europe, replies to a questionnaire were received from 40 governments and are now available on line . The Report is part of the 2nd review cycle of the implementation of the Council...

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Regional conference on democratic school culture

14-15 November 2016 Strasbourg

The Regional Conference on ‘Supporting Democratic School Culture in the Eastern Partnership countries’ took place on 14-15 November 2016 in Strasbourg. The Conference was organised in the framework of the Regional Project “Promoting Human Rights Education and Democratic Citizenship (EDC/HRE) in...

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2016 Exchange on the religious dimension of intercultural dialogue

07 novembre 2016 Strasbourg (France)

The role of education in the prevention of radicalisation leading to terrorism and violent extremism was the main theme at the 2016 Council of Europe Exchange on the religious dimension of intercultural dialogue. The Exchange provides a platform for dialogue between public authorities, religious...

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Learning equality, living dignity: forum in Budapest

headline 05 - 07 October 2016 Budapest

The 3rd Compass Forum on Human Rights Education was held at the European Youth Centre in Budapest from 5 to 7 October 2016 The forum brought together about 120 participants, including experts with extensive experience in educating young people in human rights at local, national, and international...

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Call for projects on citizenship and human rights education

5th July 2016 Strasbourg

This call for proposals will support projects designed to contribute to the sustainable development and promotion of education for democratic citizenship and human rights education (more…).

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Migrant integration through quality education

01 June 2016 Strasbourg

“Education for democratic citizenship and human rights education should be included in the curriculum, staff training and democratic governance at all education levels – highlights Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, in his paper ‘Time for Europe to get migrant...

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