Below is a list with direct links to sectors of the Council of Europe working to combat discrimination throughout Europe.
Committee of Ministers
The Committee of Ministers has adopted numerous recommendations dealing with campaign-related themes, such as “media pluralism and diversity of media content”, and “the portrayal of violence in the electronic media”. Find out more
The Parliamentary Assembly has adopted resolutions and recommendations in areas including “European Muslim Communities confronted with extremism”, and on “the professional education and training of journalists”. Find out more
Congress of Local and Regional Authorities
The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities recently adopted
Recommendation 246 (2008) on the “Social approach to the fight against racism at local and regional level”.
Commissioner for Human Rights
Many of the viewpoints of The Commissioner of Human Rights, which are widely reported in the press touch on the theme of anti-discrimination,
for example, Muslims are discriminated against in Europe.
European Court of Human Rights
The European Court of Human Rights has a key instrument for the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms namely the European Convention on Human Rights. Article 14 of the European Convention on Human Rights prohibits discrimination in the enjoyment of the rights guaranteed by the Convention. Find out more
Directorate General of Human Rights and Legal Affairs
European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI)