Non-Governmental Organisations

Declaration adopted on 27 January 2011

The Conference of INGOs greets the Jasmine Revolution in Tunisia

The Conference of International Non Governmental Organisations (INGOs) of the Council of Europe

- Hails the courageous, resolute struggle of Tunisian men and women for dignity, freedom and democracy, and its fulfilment in the “Jasmine Revolution” on 14 January 2011

- Pays tribute to all those who gave their lives in this cause;

- Expresses, in regard to the Tunisian Revolution and the current events, its solidarity towards worldwide mobilisation of civil society for the satisfaction of all just and rightful demands.

The Conference of INGOs of the Council of Europe

- Calls forcefully for the building of a democratic law-based State in Tunisia, upholding political pluralism and all universal human rights and fundamental freedoms established by international law.