President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe visited the North-South Centre

07/12/2018 Lisbon, Portugal

On the occasion of her mission to Lisbon, within the framework of the Party of European Socialists Congress, the President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Ms Liliane Maury Pasquier, visited the North-South Centre premisses for a meeting with the Executive Director, Mr....

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Jaha Dukureh and Damien Carême are the laureates of 2018

North-South Prize 2018 honours fight to end female genital mutilation and to promote sustainable cities

06/12/2018 Lisbon, Portugal

Jaha Mapenzi Dukureh founder and CEO of the Non-Governmental organisation “Safe Hands for Girls” and Damien Carême, Mayor of Grande-Synthe are the laureates of the North-South Prize of the Council of Europe 2018. Through “Safe Hands for Girls”, Jaha Dukureh provides support to African women and...

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Second Workshop for the Empowerment of Women to encourage the realisation of women’s rights from law to practices

29/11/2018 Lisbon, Portugal

In October 2017, the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe launched its first Workshop for the Empowerment of Women under the theme of Strengthening Capacities of Women Organisations, in Amman, Jordan. The second workshop on Application of Laws on Women Rights will take place the 13...

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Global Education Week 2018: “The world is changing, what about us?”

Learn to see other perspectives and think critically with media literacy

20/11/2018

The North –South Centre of the Council of Europe launched a social media campaign for media literacy on Facebook and Twitter, highlighting the importance of developing critical thinking towards media content. The campaign is part of the Global Education Week, from 19 to 25 November, an annual...

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Global Education Week 2018 kicks off across Europe

19/11/2018

The 20th annual celebration of Global Education Week starts today. Until the 25th of November 2018, under the theme “The World is changing, what about us”, non-governmental organisations in partnership with schools, local authorities, communities or local media educators are organising seminars,...

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Youth, Peace and Security fuelling the debate at the 24th Lisbon Forum

15/11/2018 Lisbon, Portugal

The 24th edition of the North-South Centre’s Lisbon Forum started today at the Ismaili Centre in Lisbon 15 and 16 November, under the title ‘Youth Peace and Security: uplifting youth engagement in peace and democratic processes in the Euro-Mediterranean Region ’. Welcoming participants, Teresa...

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Ambassador of Tunisia visits the North-South Centre

09/11/2018 Lisbon, Portugal

HE Mounir Ben Rjiba, the newly appointed Ambassador of Tunisia to Portugal, visited the North-South Centre headquarters today to meet the North-South Centre team and discuss future collaboration. Tunisia has been a member of the North-South Centre since 2016.

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Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco visits the North-South Centre

07/11/2018 Lisbon, Portugal

Great meeting with HE Othmane Bahnini , the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco to Portugal discussing global solidarity and potential North-South cooperation. The Kingdom of Morocco has been a valuable member of the North-South Centre since 2009.

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Follow-up meeting of the Balkan seminar on global development education

17/10/2018 Zagreb, Croatia

The follow-up meeting of the Balkan seminar on global development education is taking place today and tomorrow in the framework of the Croatian Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers with the support of the European Commission and in coordination with the Ministry of Science and Education of...

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An evening dedicated to refugee and migrant women in Technopolis City of Athens

27/09/2018

At a time of intense refugee and migratory flows, and with women’s role in society being redefined, the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe and METAdrasi are organising a special event. On Thursday, October 4th, at 20:00, in Technopolis, they invite you to attend an exclusive screening of...

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