20 Apr 2021 08:30:00online 22 APRIL 2021, 4.30-6.00 P.M. CET
Alongside climate change, the unprecedented biodiversity loss due to human activity presents a...
15 Apr 2021 18:00:00Strasbourg, France 15 April 2021
On 15 April 2021 Estonia ratified the Council of Europe Framework Convention on the Value of...
15 Apr 2021 14:18:00Strasbourg 15/04/2021
The GEC reviewed the 2020 draft annual report on the implementation of the Gender Equality...
12 Apr 2021 16:09:00Council of Europe Strasbourg 12 April 2021
Trends and best practices in efforts to stop violence against women are outlined in a new report...
12 Apr 2021 09:51:00Council of Europe Strasbourg 12 April 2021
Sports events are too often marred by incidents of racism, homophobia, sexism and other...
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The Directorate General of Democracy (“DGII”) supports the Council of Europe in fields which are vital for the sustainability of democracy: ensuring respect for human dignity without discrimination on the basis of human rights standards; improving the functioning of democratic institutions; and strengthening the democratic competencies of Europe’s citizens and their willingness to engage in the democratic process and promoting respect for diversity in Europe’s societies, in a spirit of solidarity and tolerance, based on the human rights and legal standards of the Council of Europe.