Strasbourg, France 22-23 November 2017
The Council of Europe will launch the CoE refugees toolkit: 22-23 November 2017 - Council of...
Strasbourg 21 November 2017
Imagine that you were to flee your country and that after a long journey you arrive in a host...
Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) Strasbourg 17 November 2017
In a report published today, the Council of Europe’s anti-trafficking expert group (GRETA)...
Council of Europe Strasbourg 17 November 2017
Ahead of the European Day to Protect Children from Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse, marked...
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.