22 Sep 2021 14:21:00
Director General of Democracy attends the conference on Roma social inclusion and integration strategiesBudapest, Hungary 22 September 2021
“From birth to profession – the first decade of social inclusion and Roma integration strategies”...
21 Sep 2021 09:00:00Online 23 September 2021 (16h00-17h00)
The 2021 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report concluded that climate change is...
21 Sep 2021 08:25:0021 September 2021
The Faro Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for Society favours bottom-up actions and...
19 Sep 2021 18:00:00Online 19 September 2021
In this article in University World News, published on September 19, the Head of the Council of...
17 Sep 2021 17:14:00
Council of Europe contributes to the UNCRC Day of General Discussion on “Children’s Rights and Alternative Care”Online 17 September 2021
An estimated 1.5 million children in the Council of Europe member states live in some form of...
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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.