Strasbourg 31 May 2016
In some countries, new laws and government decisions have blocked the ability of non-governmental...
Strasbourg 27 May 2016
The election of a Vice-Chair of the Human Rights Committee will take place in the afternoon of...
The consequences of the political pact between the EU and Turkey on the destinies of refugees hosted in Greece and TurkeyStrasbourg 4 May 2016
The Conference of INGOs of the Council of Europe denounces the signature of the agreement between...
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.