Oslo, Norway 15 November 2018
An action plan to ensure the continuation of Andorra’s pioneering work on education in...
Lisbon, Portugal 15/11/2018
The 24th edition of the North-South Centre’s Lisbon Forum started today at the Ismaili Centre in...
Lieu d’Europe, Strasbourg 15 November at 6 p.m
By organising a conference entitled “Transidentity: a new gender equality issue for Europe”,...
Launch of the new Council of Europe campaign: Free to Speak, Safe to Learn - Democratic Schools for AllOslo, Norway 14-16 November 2018
A new Council of Europe education campaign is being launched this week (14-16 November) in Oslo,...
Thessaloniki 12 November 2018
On Friday evening, the jury of the Agora Works-In-Progress awarded the Eurimages Lab Project...
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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.