The Directorate of Policy Planning's (DPP) mission is to provide the Secretary General, the Committee of Ministers and Major Council of Europe bodies with conceptual and strategic analyses about relevant political and societal developments in Europe and beyond.

 

Its activities are based on research and on topical exchanges with internal and external networks, with the objective to enhance the Organisation’s ability to anticipate major trends and challenges facing member states and to offer coherent short- and long-term responses within its statutory mandate. They include:

What we do

We provide Council of Europe major actors with conceptual and strategic analyses about relevant political and societal developments in Europe and beyond in order to enhance the Organisation’s ability to anticipate major trends and challenges facing member states and to offer coherent short- and long-term responses.

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