16 May 2022 10:26:00Council of Europe Strasbourg 16 May 2022
European states should pay attention to the specific challenges faced by LGBTI asylum seekers...
13 May 2022 17:30:0013 May 2022
As part of the Secretary General’s proposals to follow-up to the Helsinki decisions on civil...
13 May 2022 14:11:00Strasbourg 13/05/2022
A meeting of the Council of Europe’s main body for supporting gender equality has examined a wide...
10 May 2022 16:54:00Barnahus Project Strasbourg 10 May 2022
The first Barnahus (Children’s House) of Slovenia for child victims of sexual abuse has been...
03 May 2022 16:28:00
Webinar: Determining and Evaluating the Best Interests and Rights of Children in Parental Separation and Care Proceedings: exploring perspectives and best practices across EuropeStrasbourg 3 May 2022
Join us for this CINGO Civil Society Committee on the Rights of the Child free webinar session...
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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.