30 Nov 2021 09:54:00Council of Europe Strasbourg 30 November 2021
History can be taught in ways which foster reconciliation within and between nations, avoiding...
29 Nov 2021 08:30:0029 November to 3 December 2021
The Bern Convention will hold its 41st Standing Committee meeting from 29th November to 3rd...
26 Nov 2021 21:43:00Strasbourg, France 2-3 December 2021
The Observatory on History Teaching in Europe’s first public event is set to take place on 2-3...
26 Nov 2021 11:09:00Council of Europe Strasbourg 26 November 2021
The Council of Europe has published a new “Freedom from violence against women” section of its...
25 Nov 2021 14:18:00
International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women: Secretary General exchanges views with Italian Equal Opportunities and Family Minister BonettiCouncil of Europe Strasbourg 25 November 2021
On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Secretary General Marija...
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