Strasbourg 10 February 2017
The closing meeting of the regional project “Civil Participation in Political Decision-Making in...
Strasbourg 3 February 2017
Meeting last week in Strasbourg, the Conference of INGOs of the Council of Europe brought...
Director General of Democracy (DGII), Snezana Samardzić-Marković, opened the plenary session of the Conference of INGOs, highlighting the need for civil society’s voice in Europe todayStrasbourg 6 February 2017
Speaking notes of Snezana Samardzić-Marković, Director General of Democracy for the plenary...
Anna Rurka, President of the Conference of INGOs meets the President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of EuropeStrasbourg 25 January 2017
The President of the Conference of INGOs of the Council of Europe, Ms Anna Rurka, met today with...
Strasbourg 25 November 2016
On 25 and 26 October, a delegation of the Conference of INGOs carried out a fact-finding visit to...
The CoE and NGOs
The Council of Europe’s work benefits extensively from contacts and co-operation with the dynamic elements of society, as represented by NGOs. One of the main challenges currently facing the Organisation is to strengthen NGOs and civil society and to develop participatory democracy on a pan-European basis.