On 20-21 May 2014, the 21st meeting of the network of coordinators for citizenship and human rights education will be held in Baku in the framework of the forthcoming Azerbaijan’s Chairmanship of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers (14 May-November 2014)
The meeting will be devoted to the topic of “Children in vulnerable situations: Making a change through citizenship and human rights education”. The participants will also discuss the ongoing work on development of competences for democracy and intercultural dialogue.
Useful link: Convention on the Rights of the Child
The Summer Academy offers training in education for democratic citizenship and human rights (EDC/HRE) to teams of school heads, teachers and representatives from the local community, such as parents or NGOs.
The academy combines a one week face to face training in Warsaw/Sulejówek, Poland, and a 10 month online follow-up, as well as preparatory tasks. More
A comic strip competition on the theme “Democracy and human rights at school” was initiated by the Council of Europe in December 2013 within the framework of the EU/CoE Pilot Projects Scheme “Human Rights and Democracy in Action”.
More than 320 comic strip proposals were received.
A selection board has shortlisted 34 comic strip entries which can be found by clicking on the following link: http://pjp-eu.coe.int/en/web/charter-edc-hre-pilot-projects/comics-competition
Participate in the selection of the best entries by voting online for your favourites!
The regional training activity in the field of democratic citizenship and human rights education is organised annualy by the Ministry of Education and Sports Montenegro, the Bureau for Educational Services, Montenegro, the Council of Europe and the European Wergeland Centre More
Are you worried about bullying in schools? Did you know that there are simple and inexpensive ways to tackle the problem?
Watch the Council of Europe’s new film on combating bullying in schools through human rights and citizenship education, to see how the introduction of a human rights ethos in schools can help prevent bullying.The film has been launched at a side event during the Parliamentary Assembly session on Thursday 30 January. It can be viewed on: www.coe.int/beatbullying and YouTube. More
A seminar on the role of higher education in promotion of a culture of democracy and human rights was held on 13-14 November 2014 in Pavlodar. The seminar was organized within the framework of the European Union and Council of Europe Joint Programme “Supporting Education Policies in Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights Education in Kazakhstan”, which was officially launched on 20-21 September 2013 in Astana.More