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Conference on Integrity in Sport in Rome

Enlarged Partial Agreement on Sport (EPAS) 3 December 2021 Strasbourg

Integrity is intrinsically related to the question of ethics in sport. The Enlarged Partial Agreement on Sport (EPAS) and the Italian Department for Sport, within the framework of the Italian Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, are co-hosting a Conference on...

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Women’s empowerment, rights of minors and adolescents, youth policies: the commitments and objectives during the semester of the Italian Presidency for protecting and strengthening them

Presidency of the Committee of Ministers 30 November 2021 Strasbourg

The commitment to those who find themselves in situations of particular vulnerability - such as women, children and young people - is one of the key focuses of the Italian Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe. The strengthening and protection of these categories...

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“Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe in Italy: a European heritage” exhibition in Strasbourg for the session of the Italian Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe

30 November 2021 Strasbourg

A voyage through space and time that travels through Europe, rediscovering beautiful places of cultural importance and the role they play in re-establishing the importance of our shared heritage. In 1987, passionate about this concept, the Council of Europe launched the program of Cultural Routes...

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International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women: Secretary General exchanges views with Italian Equal Opportunities and Family Minister Bonetti

Council of Europe 25 November 2021 Strasbourg

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić has exchanged views with the Italian Minister for Equal Opportunities and Family Elena Bonetti. The meeting focused on the fight against violence on women and domestic violence in the...

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Italy and the Council of Europe call for end to violence against women, including online

Council of Europe 25 November 2021 Strasbourg

We have the tools to overcome the mounting threat of violence against women and girls, including online violence. Joint statement by Elena Bonetti, Italian Minister for equal opportunities and family and Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić. We mark in 2021 the anniversary...

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Italy takes over the Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers

Committee of Ministers 17 November 2021 Strasbourg

Italy today took over the Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe from Hungary during a meeting with representatives of the Organisation’s 47 member states. The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, Péter Szijjártó, gave an overview of his country’s...

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Italy: Secretary General on official visit ahead of Committee of Ministers' Presidency

Secretary General 9 November 2021 Strasbourg

Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić is paying an official visit to Italy ahead of the upcoming Italian Presidency of the Committee of Ministers (17 November 2021 – 20 May 2022). The programme includes meetings with President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella, Minister for Foreign Affairs...

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