15th Conference of Ministers responsible for Sport

15-16 October 2018 Tbilisi, Georgia

Every two years, the Council of Europe co-organises a Conference of Ministers responsible for Sport. This year, on 16 October, Georgia hosted the 15th conference of this type, with its Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport as co-organiser. The conference was held in Tbilisi and...

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Cyprus Chairmanship Conference in Nicosia: 'Securing Democracy through Education'

22-23 March 2017 Nicosia (Cyprus)

Education to fight violent extremism and radicalisation leading to terrorism. Education to build Inclusive Societies, valuing diversity and dialogue. Education to create a provision for refugees, from short term solutions to long term integration. These major challenges that Education systems are...

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Ministerial conference of Sport

29 November 2016 Budapest (Hungary)

European Sport Ministers met on Tuesday 29 November in Budapest (Hungary) at a conference organised by the Council of Europe under its Enlarged Partial Agreement on Sport (EPAS), aimed at more effectively combating doping, promoting implementation of the Convention on match-fixing and fostering...

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EUR-OPA Hazard Ministerial Conference in Lisbon: Building more disaster resilient societies

26 October 2016 Lisbon (Portugal)

Last summer, some Southern European countries have faced unprecedented heatwaves and wildfires. Portugal was due to host the 13th ministerial session of the Council of Europe’s European and Mediterranean Major Hazards Agreement (EUR-OPA) on 26 October 2016 in Lisbon.

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25th Session of the Council of Europe Standing Conference of Ministers of Education

11-12 April 2016 Brussels (Belgium)

In line with the Action Plan adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 19 May 2015, it is proposed that the theme of the Ministerial Conference be “Securing democracy through education” - The development of a Reference Framework of Competences for Democratic Culture and that possible solutions,...

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