Council of Europe co-operation with IT sector: two new partners

23 May 2018 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe's Secretary General, Thorbjørn Jagland, today signed collaboration agreements - in the form of an exchange of letters – with the European Internet Service Providers Association (EuroISPA) and the IT security and performance firm Cloudflare to promote respect for human...

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Joint Training for Trainers for judges and prosecutors of Kosovo* and Albania

17-18 May 2018 Pristina

A two-day training for trainers of judges and prosecutors from Kosovo* and Albania took place in Pristina on 17-18 May 2018. Participants had an opportunity to expand their knowledge on freedom of expression and methodology on delivering training on this topic. Participants were presented with...

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Convention 108+ : the modernised version of a landmark instrument

18 May 2018 Elsinore

The data protection Convention of the Council of Europe which has for the past four decades been the only international legally binding instrument on the protection of private life and personal data open to any country in the world has finally been, after 7 years of intense work and negotiations,...

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Steering Committee discussed draft revised version of Code of ethics for Azerbaijani journalists from a gender equality perspective

11 May 2018 Baku, Azerbaijan

The Council of Europe Project on “Gender equality and media freedom in Azerbaijan” organised its first steering committee meeting in Baku on 11 May 2018. Twenty representatives of the state authorities, including the State Committee on Family, Women and Children Affairs, the Ombudsman Office and...

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Media, elections and gender - a new study has been published

2 May 2018

A new Council of Europe publication entitled “Media, elections and gender - Study on media coverage of elections with a specific focus on gender equality” has been prepared by the committee of experts on media pluralism and transparency of media ownership (MSI-MED) of the Council of Europe. The...

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