Pioneering work on democratic competences to transform the way we live and work

Article by the Council of Europe’s Director General of Democracy, Snežana Samardžić-Marković

“We all need democratic and intercultural competences; that is, the values, attitudes, skills, knowledge and critical understanding that enable us to participate effectively in today’s diverse democracies...”

Article published on NEWEUROPE website.

More information on Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights website

See also the Autobiography of Intercultural Encounters website


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4th report on Human trafficking: Many European states not doing enough for child victims

In its Fourth General Report, published on the 16th April, the Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) provides an analysis of trends, gaps and best practices identified in GRETA’s 35 country-by-country reports published between 2011 and 2014 as part of the first evaluation round of the Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings.