Cagliari and Sassari 9 July 2018
For the first time, an assessment session of the European Qualifications Passport for Refugees...
European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages Strasbourg 9 July 2018
Progress has been made while promoting regional and minority languages in Norway, such as the...
Evaluation of the 2nd cycle of testing the Child Participation Assessment Tool (CPAT) by member StatesSofia, Bulgaria 5-6 July 2017
Why do children’s views matter? Building solid state responses to embrace child participation In...
Karlovy Vary 4 July 2018
The first Eurimages Lab Project Award for 2018 which amounts to 50 000 euros was awarded last...
Council of Europe gives recommendations to member States on children’s rights in the digital environmentCouncil of Europe Strasbourg 4 July 2018
How to better respect, protect and fulfil the rights of the child in the digital environment is...
What we do?
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.