North-South Centre launches video against gender based violence

11/12/2017

On the occasion of the Human Rights Day that marks the last day of the #16DaysofActivism against Gender-Based Violence, the North-South Centre reaffirms its commitment to end violence against women by drawing the attention on the victim-blaming attitudes that marginalise and stigmatise the...

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Portugal provides a voluntary contribution to the activities of the North-South Centre in 2018

07/12/2018

The Portuguese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has made a voluntary financial contribution of 100.000,00€ to fund the following activities of the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe in 2018: 20.000,00€ for the North-South Prize of the Council of Europe 50.000,00€ for the Euro-Mediterranean...

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North-South Centre launches new activities to reinforce the promotion and impact of Global Education

04/12/2017

In line with the iLegend project - Intercultural Learning Exchange through Global Education, Networking and Dialogue - the Joint Programme signed between the European Commission and the Council of Europe to include Global Development Education in formal education in the Balkans, Baltic, South...

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North-South Centre Media Literacy Task Force meets for the first time in Lisbon

04/12/2017

The first meeting of the newly established North-South Centre Media Literacy Task Force for global development education took place from 27 to 29 November 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal. It took place in the framework of the Global Education Week Network annual meeting and together with the Global...

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10 Years (2007-2017) of Intercultural Cities: Making Diversity Work for Cities Milestone event in Lisbon

27/11/2017

From Oslo (Norway) to Limassol (Cyprus), from Paris (France) to Rijeka (Croatia), from Ballarat (Australia) to Montreal (Canada), from Mexico City (Mexico) to Hamamatsu (Japan), passing by Tanger (Morocco) and Haifa (Israel): 10 Years (2007-2017) of Intercultural Cities project, a Council of...

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2017 North-South Prize of the Council of Europe awarded to the Vice President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the Secretary-General of the Finnish Red Cross

23/11/2017

The North-South Centre of the Council of Europe is proud to announce that Ms Kristiina Kumpula, Secretary-General of the Finnish Red Cross, and Dr Abbas Gullet, Vice President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and Secretary-General of Kenya Red Cross Society,...

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The North-South Centre celebrates its 28th anniversary

16/11/2017

The North-South Centre of the Council of Europe has been building bridges between the northern and southern hemispheres, empowering citizens through global development education, building capacities of young people and reinforcing gender equality all over Europe and its southern neighbourhood...

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Balkan Regional Seminar on Global Development Education

02/11/2017 Belgrade, Serbia

The Balkan Regional Seminar on Global Development Education took place on the 30th and 31st of October 2017 in Belgrade, Serbia. Over 70 participants shared experience and best practice in their respective areas of work, reflecting and preparing recommendations in the following areas: 1. Policy...

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Ambassador of Algeria visits the North-South Centre

27/10/2017

Ambassador Fatiha Selmane of Algeria has visited the North-South Centre headquarters for an exchange of views with the Executive Director, Ambassador António Gamito.

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The North-South Centre of the Council of Europe promotes Workshop on “Strengthening Capacities of Women Organisations”

25/10/2017

The North-South Centre of the Council of Europe, in partnership with Arab Renaissance for Democracy and Development – ARDD, organised today a workshop on “Strengthening Capacities of Women Organisations” in Amman. The workshop aims at engaging in an exchange of knowledge and practices between...

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