Experts from the EuroMed region call on the need for gender-sensitive migration and asylum policies

17/07/2019 Madrid, Spain

The North-South Centre gathered last 3rd of July 2019, in Casa Árabe, Madrid, over 60 experts from both sides of the Mediterranean to discuss the situation of refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls. They highlighted how, while in transit, they face higher risks of violence, trafficking and...

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Third Workshop for the Empowerment of Women

Narrowing the gap between rhetoric & practice to protect women & girls from violence

26/06/2019 Madrd, Spain

Seeking to reinforce the protection of women and girls against violence, the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe and Casa Árabe are organising a workshop to tackle the gap between existing solutions and international standards and their effective implementation. 60 participants from civil...

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Executive Committee meets in Strasbourg with the 30th anniversary on the agenda

21/06/2019 Strasbourg, France

The Executive Committee gathered today in Strasbourg with the upcoming celebrations of the 30th anniversary of the North-South Centre as part of the agenda. The Executive Committee approved a Vision Paper, ending a reflection process launched last October, setting the ground for the future of the...

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Youth and Justice

7th Mediterranean University on Youth and Global Citizenship: young people’s access to justice key to inclusive growth

13/06/2019 Hammammet, Tunisia

Organised by the North-South Centre in co-operation with the National Youth Observatory of Tunisia under the theme “youth and justice”, this edition of the MedUni is taking place in Hammammet, Tunisia, from the 10 to the 16 of June. The greatest so far, the 2019 MedUni gathers around 200...

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Portugal makes a voluntary contribution

09/05/2019 Strasbourg

The government of Portugal has made a voluntary contribution of €130 000 for the following projects implemented by the North-South Centre - North-South Process for the Empowerment of Women, Euro-Mediterranean Youth Cooperation and the 24th edition of the North-South Prize. On the occasion Mr João...

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Save the Date: 3rd Workshop for the Empowerment of Women

07/05/2019

The North-South Centre of the Council of Europe will organise its 3rd Workshop for the Empowerment of Women in cooperation with the Casa Árabe. The Workshop will tackle the protection of women and girls against gender-based violence to bridge the gap between existing solutions and international...

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7th edition of the Mediterranean University on Youth and Global Citizenship

Call for participants: Diaspora youth for inclusive decision making and global citizenship

30/04/2019

The North-South Centre of the Council of Europe is promoting a capacity-building activity for young leaders in organisations working with youth diaspora communities in Europe. The training course will promote global citizenship and strengthen the active citizenship’s skills of youth diaspora,...

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Malta makes a voluntary contribution

18/03/2019 Strasbourg, France

The government of Malta has made a voluntary contribution of €1,332.84 to support the project "Euro-Mediterranean Youth Cooperation" implemented by the North-South Centre. Ambassador Joseph Filletti, Permanent Representative of Malta to the Council of Europe, met with Mrs Gabriella...

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7th Mediterranean University on Youth and Global Citizenship and 20th University on Youth and Development (UYD)

Call for members of the Joint Pedagogical Team for the two universities 2019

14/03/2019

The Network on Youth and Global Citizenship has launched a Call for members of the joint pedagogical team for the 2019 Universities. One of the main features and added value of the Universities is the Joint Programme: the common pedagogical framework which connects all the partners’ activities...

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For International Women's Day share your activism with us!

08/03/2019

On the occasion of the International Women's Day, the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe launches a call for youth-led initiatives to combat gender based violence. Any individual, institution or organisation, by submitting its project/initiative, may be selected and invited in Madrid as...

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