Strasbourg, France 18-19 October
The theme of the regional conference Access to Justice for Women Victims of Violence organised...
Tbilisi, Georgia 15-16 October 2018
Every two years, the Council of Europe co-organises a Conference of Ministers responsible for...
Today, the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and...
Strasbourg, France 5th October 2018
Council of Europe Secretary General Thørbjorn Jagland and FIFA President Gianni Infantino have...
At a Council of Europe conference, which takes place today and tomorrow in Athens, focusing on...
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.