Union for the Mediterranean Deputy Secretary General, Laurence Païs, visits the North-South Centre

16/02/2018

The Executive Director of the North-South Centre, Ambassador António Gamito received the Deputy Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean, Laurence Païs, at the North-South Centre's premises in Lisbon, today. The visit was an opportunity to discuss future collaboration between the...

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Global Education at the North-South Centre: a promising agenda for the year ahead

05/02/2018

The Global Education programme of the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe is embarking on a promising agenda for 2018, building on the successful outcomes of the activities developed in previous years in the field of advocacy, capacity-building and networking. This year the North-South...

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Working with and for the youth on issues of peace and development

05/02/2018

Building confidence and promoting a structured dialogue among all youth stakeholders in Europe and beyond will be at the core of the Youth Cooperation Programme of the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe in 2018. Recognising the positive role that youth play in global development and in...

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Media Literacy – new investments in Global Education and resilient generations

31/01/2018

Starting in November 2017, the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe joined the global movement to enhance media literacy efforts and established its own Media Literacy Task Force for Global Education Development. Formed by six experts with extensive experience in media literacy and youth...

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North South Centre online courses on global education

31/01/2018

After the successful running of the online courses global education: the Human Rights Dimension since 2009, the Intercultural Dimension since 2012, and the Citizenship Dimension since 2015, the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe is glad to carry on its eLearning scheme in collaboration...

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Message from the Executive Director of the North-South Centre

31/01/2018

2017 was a good year for the North-South Centre. We had the accessions of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Algeria to our Enlarged Partial Agreement. We have continued to work with other States to bring them into the North-South Centre family. We have improved the relations with our members, having...

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"We must commit ourselves to accompany, train and strengthen young people and women, key actors of democratic and inclusive societies"

31/01/2018

For five years I have had the honour and responsibility to chair our Executive committee, and on the occasion of the change of Presidency, I wish to express to all members all the pleasure I have had in fulfilling this mission. We lived through hard times. There have been times of doubt, there...

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Minister of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan visits the North-South Centre

19/01/2018

The Minister of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan, Mr. Abulfas Garayev, visited today the North-South Centre’s headquarters for an exchange of views with the Executive Director, Ambassador António Gamito. Azerbaijan is a member state of the North-South Centre since 2010.

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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

07/12/2017

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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