Strasbourg 16 March 2017
Is Populism a problem? The 2017 World Forum for Democracy which will be held in Strasbourg from...
Statement by the President of the Conference of INGOs and the President of the Expert Council on NGO LawStrasbourg 7 March 2017
In our capacity as President of the Conference of INGOs of the Council of Europe and President...
Strasbourg 24 February 2017
In order to strengthen its integrity and ethics framework both for itself and within the Council...
Strasbourg 10 February 2017
The closing meeting of the regional project “Civil Participation in Political Decision-Making in...
Director General of Democracy (DGII), Snezana Samardzić-Marković, opened the plenary session of the Conference of INGOs, highlighting the need for civil society’s voice in Europe todayStrasbourg 6 February 2017
Speaking notes of Snezana Samardzić-Marković, Director General of Democracy for the plenary...
The CoE and NGOs
The Council of Europe’s work benefits extensively from contacts and co-operation with the dynamic elements of society, as represented by NGOs. One of the main challenges currently facing the Organisation is to strengthen NGOs and civil society and to develop participatory democracy on a pan-European basis.