The ALER-T (Awareness laboratory for early response -
Team) initiative was launched in order to increase the Council
of Europe’s early warning capacity by, on the one hand, anticipating
emerging risks and problems, and on the other hand, strengthening
the Organisation’s capacity to provide an early response to such
The meetings are informal ‘round-tables’ aimed at reinforcing
a horizontal and transversal perspective to CoE policies and strategies.
Main policy findings (June 2011 - April