Upcoming: Facebook Live Debate on the European Qualifications Passport for Refugees

13 June 2019 Strasbourg

On the occasion of World Refugee Day, the Council of Europe in co-operation with the UNHCR, is organising a Facebook Live debate entitled “Education and Refugees’ Integration: the European Qualifications Passport for Refugees (EQPR)” on Thursday 20 June starting from 11 am CEST. Roland-François...

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International Conference Education, Citizenship, World Which school for which society?


Snežana Samardžić-Marković, the Council of Europe’s Director General of Democracy, participated in the International Conference “Education, Citizenship, World: Which school for which society?” in Lisbon on 28 – 29 May 2019. Organized by the Portuguese authorities and drawing on the cooperation of...

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The European Higher Education area at 20: new publication


The Bologna Process leading to the European Higher Education Area was launched by the Ministers of 29 countries in bologna in June 1999. As we now approach the 20th anniversary of the Bologna Declaration, the TUNING Journal has just published a special issue.

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Master class 2019 "Old and new media and fake news"

11/06/2019 Strasbourg

Great success for the first Master class 2019 "Old and new media and fake news". 950 requests from 26 countries including a high number from Greece. The selection of applications is in progress and the 35 candidates selected will be informed before the end of June. Given the high volume from...

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The local mission of higher education

03/06/2019 Dublin

In October 2018 the Council of Europe and the Anchor Institutions Task Force organized a conference at Dublin City University on the local mission of higher education. The conference gave rise to a book that has just been published by Glasnevin Publishers. Edited by Sjur Bergan (Council of...

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Launch of Project “Education for Democracy in the Republic of Moldova”

29 May 2019 Chisinau

The key Council of Europe concepts, standards and approaches to citizenship education and the ways in which these can be applied in on-going curriculum reform process in the Republic of Moldova were the main topics of the national conference “Promoting Democratic Values through Education in the...

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Academic Integrity courses Licence Agreement signed in Serbia

2 May 2019 Belgrade

As a follow up to the joint European Union/Council of Europe Horizontal Facility action, Strengthen integrity and combat corruption in higher education in Serbia, the Academic Integrity courses Licence Agreement between the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development and the...

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Norway makes voluntary contribution

17 April 2019 Strasbourg

The government of Norway has made a new pledge for a voluntary contribution of NOK 600,000 (approximately €62,525) to support the "European Qualifications Passport for Refugees". This new contribution brings the Norwegian total support for this project to approximately €175,525. Ambassador...

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Students’ artwork of 21 pilot schools displayed at the exposition “A voice against bullying” in Albania

16/04/2019 Tirana

The Center for Openness and Dialogue at the Prime Minister Office in co-operation with the Council of Europe Office in Tirana and joint EU/CoE Project “Fighting bullying and extremism in the education system in Albania” launched the exposition “A voice against bullying”. Stay united, Don’t bully,...

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EQPR: Evaluation session held in Athens

9 April 2019 Athens

46 refugees had their qualifications assessed during an evaluation session held in Athens on 1-5 April 2019 organised in the context of the European Qualifications Passport for Refugees (EQPR). The assessment session saw the participation of credential evaluators from the European National...

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20 & 21 June 2019

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