Vacant position of Senior Project Officer (Ref. o33/2022)

8 August 2022 Pristina

The Council of Europe project on the “Improvement of the treatment of persons deprived of liberty” aims to further strengthen the protection of the rights of convicted persons, with a focus on the provision of healthcare in prison, as well as the rights of patients detained during involuntary...

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DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 12 AUGUST: CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS, Tender Call on Local Consultancy Service

8 August 2022 Pristina

The Council of Europe Office in Pristina is looking for service providers for consultancy services in the field of preventing and countering trafficking in human beings. For more information, and how to apply, please consult the published Act of Engagement and the Tender File. New extended...

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Call for Tender on local consultancy Services

22 July 2022 Pristina

The Council of Europe is looking for service providers for consultancy services in the field of preventing and countering trafficking in human beings. For more information, and how to apply, please consult the published Act of Engagement and the Tender File. Deadline for the submission of...

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Training for lawyers on freedom of expression and the right to access public documents

7-8 July 2022 Peja/Peć

Lawyers from different municipalities were introduced to the case law of the European Court of Human Rights and the Convention on Access to Official Documents (“the Tromsø Convention”), as well as to the domestic legal provisions and case law on the right to access public documents. Moreover, the...

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Training on freedom of expression and the right to access public documents

5-6 July 2022 Pristina

For two days communication officers of the Courts and Prosecutions as well as assistants of the Presidents of Courts and Prosecutions have been trained on the right to access public documents. During the training, standards, and procedures on access to information and documents were elaborated by...

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Open call for School on Participatory Democracy Tools

4 July 2022

The Council of Europe invites practitioners from local authorities and civil society from Croatia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia and Kosovo*, who wish to broaden their knowledge of participatory democracy concepts and tools at local level to attend the second Council of Europe School on...

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Two-day workshop for media actors on challenges of bilingualism

29-30 June 2022 Pristina

The workshop gathered media actors who had the opportunity to discuss legal provisions and the obligations of central institutions to enable citizens to be informed in both official languages. During the pandemic, as never before, it was important for institutions to ensure the equal use of...

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Opening up a new space of expression among youngsters to fight bullying and cyberbullying

15-16 June 2022 Pristina/Prizren and Ferizaj/Urosevac

Youngsters are at the forefront of the fight against hate speech and discrimination, and they have an important role when it comes to tackling cases of bullying and cyberbullying in their local communities, but also online. Having this in mind, the joint EU/COE raising awareness campaign “Block...

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Prison staff in Kosovo* and Serbia raise their capacities on assessing violent extremist prisoners

17 June 2022 Western Balkans

What behavioural indicators could show presence of radicalisation? What are the main relevant factors in the risk assessment that a prisoner may pose? How to translate knowledge and information gathered to determine priority individual rehabilitation and treatment needs of a violent extremist...

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Roundtable on defamation and protection of reputation & safety and the protection of journalists

21 June 2022 Pristina

The joint European Union and Council of Europe action on “Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media (JUFREX)” in co-operation with the Academy of Justice organised a two-day interprofessional roundtable. The event involved judges, prosecutors, lawyers, police officers, journalists, and...

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240 school professionals from 24 pilot schools on completing the training on Creating Democratic and Inclusive Learning Community

20 June 2022

During the academic year 2022/2023, 240 school professionals participated to the training programme on Creating a Democratic and Inclusive Learning community. It was organised through four training days combined with four days of monitoring visits in schools on the topics related to Competences...

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Deadline extended: Call for proposals: Support to local civil society organisations to combat hate speech

20 June 2022 Pristina

Within the framework of the joint European Union/Council of Europe programme “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey 2019-2022” and its action “Promotion of diversity and equality in Kosovo*”, the Council of Europe is launching a Call for Proposals with the aim to support local...

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Council of Europe and UNHCR: anyone fleeing war or persecution has the right to seek safety and protection

Council of Europe 20 June 2022 Strasbourg

On the occasion of World Refugee Day on 20 June 2022, the Council of Europe and the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR) emphasise that anyone fleeing war, conflict or persecution or risking violence, abuse or exploitation, has the right to seek safety and protection. Almost...

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TRAINING FOR LAWYERS ON PROTECTION OF WHISTLEBLOWERS

14-15 June 2022 Gjakovë/ Djakovica

Lawyers from different regions were part of the in-depth discussions in the field of whistleblowing. Specific aspects of the case law of the European Court of Human Rights, its criteria for assessing cases and the application in practice of standards of the ECtHR were the subject of discussion...

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Thematic training with judges on freedom of expression: defamation and protection of reputation

9-10 June 2022 Pristina

The joint European Union and Council of Europe action on “Freedom of expression and freedom of the media (JUFREX)”, in co-operation with the Academy of Justice organised a two- day thematic training with judges on Freedom of Expression: defamation and protection of reputation. The training...

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Defamation & protection of reputation, and safety of journalists discussed with judicial professionals in Pristina

1-2 June 2022 Pristina

The joint European Union and Council of Europe action on “Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media (JUFREX)” in co-operation with Academy of Justice organised a two- day roundtable with judicial professionals on Freedom of Expression: defamation and protection of reputation, and safety of...

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Call for proposals: Support to local civil society organisations to combat hate speech in Kosovo*

1 June 2022 Pristina

Within the framework of the joint European Union/Council of Europe programme “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey 2019-2022” and its action “Promotion of diversity and equality in Kosovo”, the Council of Europe is launching a Call for Proposals with the aim to support local...

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Job opportunity

25 May 2022 Pristina

We are hiring a project assistant for a joint EU/CoE project "Building capacity for inclusion in education – INCLUDE". Deadline for applications is 07 June 2022. To apply please use the Council of Europe online application system on: www.coe.int/jobs

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Extended deadline: Tender Notice on the Provision of Local Consultancy Services (BH8792/01/2022), to support the implementation of the CoE project "Enhancing Anti-trafficking actions"

24 May 2022 Pristina

Extended deadline for the submission of applications for Tender Notice on the Provision of Local Consultancy Services (BH8792/01/2022), to support the implementation of the CoE project "Enhancing Anti-trafficking actions " is 04 June, 2022. For more information, and how to apply, please consult...

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Roundtable with legal professionals on defamation and protection of journalists

19 May 2022 Pristina

The joint European Union and Council of Europe action on “Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media (JUFREX)” in co-operation with the Academy of Justice organised a two-day roundtable for the judiciary. Judges from the basic and Court of Appeals, basic courts and special prosecutors as well...

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