Italian Undersecretary of State Della Vedova: “The Council of Europe is a fundamental part of the collective effort to face global challenges”

PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY SESSION 25 January 2022 Strasbourg

“The Council of Europe is a fundamental part of the collective effort to face global challenges. It represents the continental emblem of the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms and the expression of a multilateral vocation in which Italy fully recognises itself. Indeed it is an...

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Secretary General tells PACE : “Our shared values far outweigh the single issues that divide us”

PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY SESSION 25 JANUARY 2022 Strasbourg

Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić has told members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) that the relative peace of recent decades has been underpinned by the organisation’s commitment to human rights, democracy and the rule of law. She emphasised that even as the...

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Call for consultants on access to justice for victims of discrimination, hate speech and hate crimes in Ukraine

25 January 2022 STRASBOURG, FRANCE

The Council of Europe is currently implementing a project on strengthening access to justice for victims of discrimination, hate speech and hate crimes in the Eastern Partnership countries. In that context, it is looking for consultants on access to justice for victims of discrimination, hate...

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Tiny Kox elected as PACE President

PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY SESSION 24 JANUARY 2022 Strasbourg

Tiny Kox (Netherlands, UEL) has been elected President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). Taking over from Rik Daems (Belgium, ALDE), he is PACE’s 34th President since 1949 and the third Dutch national to hold this office. He obtained an absolute majority in the first...

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PACE Winter Session: hatred against LGBTI people, football governance, Alexei Navalny poisoning

PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY SESSION 21 January 2022 STRASBOURG

Debates on combating rising hate against LGBTI people in Europe and on alleged violations of their rights in the Southern Caucasus, on business and values in football governance – with an intervention by FIFA President Giovanni Infantino – on the poisoning of Alexei Navalny, and on the role of...

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Defender of disadvantaged population of “untouchables” in India receives Raoul Wallenberg Prize

PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY SESSION 17 JANUARY 2022 STRASBOURG

Vincent Raj Arokiasamy, founder of the organisation “Evidence” in India, has been awarded the Council of Europe’s Raoul Wallenberg Prize for his outstanding determination and persistence in bringing meaningful change to the lives of the Dalits, historically known as “untouchables”. “Vincent Raj...

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Partner communities has received IT equipment and software

20 January 2022 Kyiv

Working in partner communities at local level, the Council of Europe Project “Internal Displacement in Ukraine: Building Solutions. Phase II” improves services for IDPs and the conflict-affected population by equipping social agencies with in-demand equipment and software. Five communities had...

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Finland makes a voluntary contribution

18 JANUARY 2022 STRASBOURG

The Government of Finland has made a voluntary contribution of €500,000 to support the implementation of the Council of Europe Action Plan for Ukraine 2018-2022. This Action Plan aims to continue accompanying Ukraine in its efforts to bring legislation, institutions and practice further into line...

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Switzerland makes a voluntary contribution

11 January 2022 STRASBOURG

The Government of Switzerland has made an additional voluntary contribution of €477,267.74 to support the Council of Europe Action Plan for Ukraine 2018-2022. The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) has supported the Action Plan since its launch and this new contribution brings...

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Denmark makes a voluntary contribution

19 January 2022 STRASBOURG

The Government of Denmark has made a voluntary contribution of €100,058.17 to reduce the European Court of Human Rights backlog of well-founded cases. Ambassador Erik Laursen, Permanent Representative of Denmark to the Council of Europe, met with Mr Bjørn Berge, Deputy Secretary General, on this...

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Online dispute resolution in civil and administrative court proceedings: new guidelines

20 January 2022 Kyiv, Ukraine

Online dispute resolution in civil and administrative court proceedings: new guidelines https://www.coe.int/en/web/portal/-/online-dispute-resolution-in-civil-and-administrative-court-proceedings-new-guidelines

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Launch of the report “Systemic mapping of national responses to hate speech in Ukraine”

11 January 2022 Kyiv, Ukraine

What is the impact of hate speech on the society, what challenges it poses and how can they be effectively addressed? What means of redress, tools and actions are available to victims in Ukraine? What is the role played by different state and civil society actors in addressing hate speech? These...

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Round table in Lviv format

06 January 2022 Kyiv, Ukraine

The event announced as a discussion platform "Development of inter-municipal cooperation within the potential Lviv agglomeration", organised by the Council of Europe Programme “Decentralisation and public administration reform in Ukraine” on 28 December 2021. To view the photo gallery of the...

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Ukrainian National local government best practices Contest 2021: results

23 December 2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

The 2021 Best Practice Programme for local governments in Ukraine has been successfully completed. It was the tenth contest organised by the Centre of Expertise for Good Governance in Ukraine, based on its Best Practice in Local Government Programme. On 21 December the Council of Europe jointly...

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Human rights compliant criminal justice system in Ukraine: Project Digest October–December 2021

Council of Europe 23 December 2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

To find out more about the activities of the project during October - December 2021, please follow the link to access the Project Digest.

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From Discrimination to Inclusion: Promoting the Right to Work for All People with Disabilities in Ukraine

23 December 2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

The NGO Fight for Right from Ukraine is implementing until April 2022 a project aiming at combating discrimination affecting disabled people in Ukraine, through advocacy for improved legislation, and raising awareness about the rights of people with disabilities on the labour market. This project...

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