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The 2010 North-South Prize
The Award Ceremony took place at the Portuguese Parliamentary Assembly, in presence of Mr Jaime Gama, President of Assembly of the Portuguese Republic and the Prize was presented by the Portuguese President of the Republic, Mr Aníbal Cavaco Silva to Ms Louise Arbour and Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.
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Regional Seminar on Global Education SEE-Med Countries (2011)
National Identity in the Context of Global Citizenship - Central and South Eastern Europe and the EU Mediterranean Countries.

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Our new publications
 

North South Prize 2009
The North-South Prize 2009 publication, is now available.
 

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The last (electronic) version of the book resulting from the project IllustrAfricando - "We the Diaspora" is now available. If you want to receive more information about this publication, please contact us: nscinfo@coe.int.

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North South Prize 2008
The North-South Prize 2008 publication, is now available.
If you want to receive more information about this publication, please contact us: nscinfo@coe.int.


 

 
Lisbon Forum 2008
The publication "Lisbon Forum 2008", is now available.
If you want to receive more information about this publication, please contact us: nscinfo@coe.int.


 

 

Global Education Guidelines
The North-South Centre is happy to announce that the Global Education Guidelines, a handbook for Educators to understand and implement Global Education, is now available on-line. more...



 
White Paper on Intercultural Dialogue in Portuguese
The Portuguese version of the White Paper on Intercultural Dialogue of the Council of Europe, produced by the North-South Centre, is now available. It contains a preface by Jorge Sampaio, UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, and was presented for the first time during the 2nd  Forum of the Alliance of Civilizations that will take place on 6-7 April in Istanbul. more ...


  EDUCATION
 
Global Education in Austria - National Report

The report provides an overview of the current state of Global Education in Austria and provides perspectives on future prospects for increased and improved global education. It outlines key observations and recommendations for the future of global education in Austria.

This publication is available on request from the North-South Centre or in PDF from the Centre’s website.

 


Global Education in The Netherlands - National Report

The report provides an overview of the current state of Global Education in The Netherlands and provides perspectives on future prospects for increased and improved global education. It outlines key observations and recommendations for the future of global education in The Netherlands.

This publication is available on request from the North-South Centre or in PDF from the Centre’s website.


 


Global Education in Cyprus - National Report

The report provides an overview of the current state of Global Education in Cyprus and provides perspectives on future prospects for increased and improved global education.

This publication is available on request from the North-South Centre or in PDF from the Centre’s website.


 


Global Education in Finland - National Report

As part of the European Global Education Peer Review Process, facilitated by the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe, a national report on global education in Finland is officially launched in Helsinki on 4th October 2004.

The report provides an overview of the current state of Global Education in Finland and provides perspectives on future prospects for increased and improved global education. It outlines key observations and recommendations for the future of global education in Finland. Recognising Finland’s considerable experience and comparable excellence, the report calls for the development of a national strategy concerning global education. The full text of the report, including observations and recommendations, is available in PDF from the Centre’s website.


Learning for a Global Society

This report contains the proceedings and papers from the GENE London Conference Learning for a Global Society ,which brought together key practitioners, academics and policymakers from countries of Europe and further a-field to share perspectives and good practice around issues of evaluation and quality in global and development education.

This publication is available on request from the North-South Centre or in PDF from the Centre’s website.

 


Europe-wide Congress on Global Education

Outcomes and papers of the Europe-wide Congress on Global Education held in Maastricht in 2002, are available in the report of the Congress.

This publication is available on request from the North-South Centre or in PDF from the Centre’s website.



 



GENE Report
(Global Education Network Europe)


The launch of the GENE report "National Structures for the Organisation, Support and Funding of Development Education" took place in late September at the London conference Learning for a Global Society.

This report gives an overview of the structures of support for development education in seven Council of Europe member states (Austria, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland and the UK), and shows important similarities and differences between the approaches taken in each country.

 


 
  YOUTH
 (available in English soon)
 

Université Jeunesse et développement

Ce Cédérom fait une présentation générale de l’Université Jeunesse et développement. Il regroupe les matériels écrits, audio, vidéo et photos pertinents de l’Université depuis 2000.
Ce Cédérom est disponible en anglais-espagnol et peut être demandé auprès du Centre Nord-Sud :
nscinfo@coe.int ou
marcos.andrade@coe.int

 
Jusqu’où va ton horizon ?
Cette publication regroupe l’ensemble des discussions qui ont eu lieu pendant un grand événement sur le thème « Europe, jeunesse et mondialisation » et  placé sous le slogan «Jusqu’où va ton horizon?». Cet événement unique, qui a été organisé par la direction de la jeunesse et du sport, en coopération avec le centre au nord-sud et qui s’est tenu à Strasbourg en mai 2004, a rassemblé presque 400 jeunes, experts, personnalités et décideurs politiques du monde entier.
Il est actuellement disponible en anglais.
Contact :
nscinfo@coe.int ou youth@coe.int

 

Formation pour formateurs actifs dans le travail de jeunesse Euromed
Ce rapport vise à présenter les contenus et la méthodologie du séminaire d’introduction du stage de formation longue durée pour formateurs actifs dans le travail de jeunesse Euromed - TATEM. 
C’est un projet commun du Conseil de l'Europe et de la  Commission européenne.
Ce stage de formation, mis en place en coopération avec le Centre de ressource Salto Euromed, a permis de développer et de renforcer les savoir-faire et les capacités de 30 formateurs intervenant dans des projets dans la région.Vous pouvez télécharger la version anglaise de ce rapport sur le
site web Euro-Med jeunesse


 

 
  INTERCULTURAL DIALOGUE
 

Intercultural Dialogue: Basis for Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (1999)

 
  HUMAN RIGHTS
 

Lisbon Forum 2004
"Social Cohesion and Local and Regional Sustainability Strategies: The role of Civil Society and Local Authorities’

From 24 to 26 October 2004, in Lisbon, the North-South Centre, in collaboration with Towns and Development and InWEnt (Germany) organised the Lisbon Forum on "Social Cohesion and Local and Regional Sustainability Strategies: The role of Civil Society and Local Authorities’. They discussed the importance of social cohesion in relation to sustainable development and the promotion of good local governance within

the framework of international co-operation.
This publication is available on request from the North-South Centre or in
PDF from the Centre's website.


African-European Parliamentary Consultation on Children orphaned and Made Vulnerable by AIDS in Africa: Reprioritising International Agendas
On the 23 and 24 September 2004, UNICEF, AWEPA and the North-South Centre organised a parliamentary consultation on the rights of children orphaned and made vulnerable by AIDS. One of the outcomes of this consultation was a plan of action calling for concrete steps and measures to be taken by parliamentarians in both Europe and Africa to address this challenge.
This publication, which is available on request from the North-South Centre or in
PDF
, summaries the issues discussed during that consultation.

 Europe-Africa Dialogue - Process 2003

This publication includes summary reports of the three Europe-Africa Dialogue Forums organized in 2003 by the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe. The aim of these meetings was to provide an open, pluralistic space for dialogue where representatives of parliaments, local authorities, governments and civil society from Europe and Africa could exchange views and elaborate proposals on how to reinforce the Europe-Africa dialogue on governance and human rights and contribute to the building process of the African Union and Nepad.
This publication is available on request from the North-South Centre or in
PDF format from the Centre's website.


Europe-Africa Dialogue - Process 2003
Lisbon Forum 2003

Lisbon Forum 2003

Migration and human rights: North-South dialogue


 

 


Human Rights, Democratic Governance and the African Union

“Human Rights, Democratic Governance and the African Union” is the title of this recent publication, which is available in English from the North-South Centre on request or in PDF form from the Centre’s.

 


 


Report of the seminar “Women's rights in the Euro-Mediterranean region: women as agents of change”
This seminar, which was held on 30 June and 1 July 2006 in Lisbon, aimed to establish an inventory of the evolution of women's rights in the Euro-Mediterranean region and develop, in partnership, strategies aimed at reinforcing women's real implication in political, economic, social and cultural processes.
This report contains a synthesis of the debates, the conclusions and the recommendations, the texts of the presentations and the list of the participants.

This publication is available on request from the North-South Centre or in PDF format from the Centre’s website.
(Only available in French).


International Conference on “Strategies for Social Development and Social Cohesion in the Euro-Mediterranean Region” (2003)
 

 


 


International Seminar on “Globalisation and Human Rights” (2002)

 

 


 


Report on “Expert reflection on pathways to social development” (2001)

 

 


 


 
  MIGRATION
 

Social Remittances of the African Diasporas in Europe

 This first report on Social remittances of the African Diasporas in Europe, on cases from the Netherlands and Portugal, was conducted and drafted by two experts: Dr. Abdullah Awil Mohamoud (team leader) and Monica Fréchaut. The final version of this document has been enriched with the comments and suggestions from the partners of the “quadrilogue” (see Annexe II: the synopsis of the Conference proceedings and Annexe III: the list of participants).

 This publication is available on request from the North-South Centre or in PDF form from the Centre’s website


 
  NORTH-SOUTH PRIZE
 

North-South Prize 2005


The publication of the official 2005 North-South Prize Ceremony has just come out and is available on request from the North-South Centre or in
PDF
from the Centre’s website.



 


North-South Prize 2004


The publication of the official 2004 North-South Prize Ceremony has just come out and is available on request from the North-South Centre or in
PDF from the Centre’s website.



 


North-South Prize 2002

The publication of the official 2002 North-South Prize Ceremony has just come out and is available on request from the North-South Centre or in PDF from the Centre’s website.




 


North-South Prize 2001


The publication of the official 2001 North-South Prize Ceremony has just come out and is available on request from the North-South Centre or in
PDF from the Centre’s website.