Czech Republic makes a voluntary contribution

21 SEPTEMBER 2021 STRASBOURG

The Government of the Czech Republic has made a voluntary contribution of €25,000 to reduce the European Court of Human Rights backlog of well-founded cases. The agreement was signed on 21 September 2021 by Ambassador Petr Válek, Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the Council of...

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Japan makes a voluntary contribution

21 SEPTEMBER 2021 STRASBOURG

The Government of Japan has made a voluntary contribution of €45,000 to support the prevention of violence against women and the Council of Europe action against cybercrime. The agreement was signed on 21 September 2021 by Ambassador Takeshi Akamatsu, Permanent Observer of Japan to the Council of...

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Human Rights Trust Fund supports three new projects

8 July 2021 Strasbourg

The Assembly of Contributors of the Human Rights Trust Fund (HRTF) has decided to allocate funding to three new projects: Strengthening the provision of health care and mental health care in prisons in Romania; Ensuring the effective implementation of the right to a fair trial (Article 6 of the...

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Czech Republic makes a voluntary contribution

8 July 2021 Strasbourg

The Government of the Czech Republic has made a non-earmarked voluntary contribution of CZK 900,000 (approximately €35,163) to support the Council of Europe’s Action Plan for Ukraine 2018-2022 and the Council of Europe’s Action Plan for Georgia 2020-2023. These Action Plans aim to support Ukraine...

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The Netherlands make a voluntary contribution

8 JULY 2021 STRASBOURG

The Government of the Netherlands has made a voluntary contribution of €301,200 to support the Council of Europe Action Plan for Ukraine 2018-2022, the Council of Europe Action Plan for Georgia 2020-2023, human rights and equality for LGBTI persons, the internet platform to promote the protection...

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Secretary General: Western Balkans countries play “central and valued role” in Council of Europe

1 July 2021 Strasbourg, France

Marija Pejčinović Burić, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, addressing today the Prespa Forum Dialogue International Conference “Western Balkans: the Missing Puzzle for Completing Europe” in Ohrid, North Macedonia, explained the role of the Council of Europe in helping the region along...

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Finland makes a voluntary contribution

24 JUNE 2021 STRASBOURG

The Government of Finland has made a voluntary contribution of €1,250,000 to reduce the European Court of Human Rights backlog of well-founded cases, to support the Council of Europe Action Plan for Ukraine 2018-2022, the Council of Europe Strategic Action Plan for Roma and Traveller Inclusion...

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Council of Europe Secretary General welcomes Hungarian contribution of €450,000

21 June 2021 Strasbourg, France

Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić, has welcomed an exceptional voluntary contribution of €450,000 towards Council of Europe action plans and projects, which support priorities of the Hungarian Presidency. Hungarian Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr Péter...

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Luxembourg makes a voluntary contribution

3 June 2021 Strasbourg

The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg has made a voluntary contribution of €81,870 to promote human rights and equality for LGBTI persons, protect children against all forms of human rights violations, support the Internet Platform to promote the protection of journalism and safety of journalists, and to...

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Ireland makes a voluntary contribution

26 May 2021 Strasbourg

The Government of Ireland has made a voluntary contribution of €270,000 to support the Council of Europe Action Plans for Armenia, for Georgia and for Ukraine, the cooperation activities in Kosovo*, the webcasting of public hearings of the European Court of Human Rights, the prevention of...

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Japan makes a voluntary contribution

4 May 2021 Strasbourg

The Government of Japan has made a voluntary contribution of €151,754 to support the Council of Europe action against cybercrime, and notably to assist Asian countries in strengthening the criminal justice response to Covid-19-related cybercrime. Ambassador Takeshi Akamatsu, Permanent Observer of...

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Germany makes a voluntary contribution

22 APRIL 2021 STRASBOURG

The Government of Germany has made a voluntary contribution of €100,000 to support the Parliamentary Network Women Free from Violence and the No Hate Parliamentary Alliance. The agreements were signed on 20 April 2021 by Ambassador Rolf Mafael, Permanent Representative of Germany to the Council...

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Strengthened cooperation between the Republic of Moldova and the Council of Europe: official launch of the new Action Plan

19 April 2021 Strasbourg, France

The Council of Europe Action Plan for the Republic of Moldova 2021-2024 has been officially launched in Strasbourg in presence of Maia Sandu, President of the Republic of Moldova and Marija Pejčinović Burić, Council of Europe Secretary General. The Action Plan aims to improve national...

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New Head for the Council of Europe Kyiv Office

5 March 2021 Ukraine

Steen Nørlov, Danish diplomat, has been appointed Head of the Council of Europe Kyiv Office since 1 March 2021. He was introduced to his functions through a series of official meetings held with national and local authorities, Ambassadors of Council of Europe member states in Ukraine as well as...

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Launch of the joint European Union/Council of Europe project "Support to the National Preventive Mechanism against Torture in Morocco" (2020-2023)

25 January 2021 Strasbourg

A high-level online event will be held on 26 January 2021 to mark the official launch of the project "Support to the National Preventive Mechanism Torture in Morocco" implemented in the framework of the broader joint programme between the European Union and the Council of Europe entitled "Support...

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European Union and Council of Europe cooperation grown even stronger in 2020

21 January 2021 Strasbourg

On 19 January 2021, European Union and Council of Europe representatives discussed priorities for cooperation through joint programmes in the annual Scoreboard meeting held online. The participants exchanged views on the status of EU/CoE facilities and programmes, including the partnership with...

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Czech Republic makes a voluntary contribution

11 DECEMBER 2020 STRASBOURG

The government of the Czech Republic has made a non-earmarked voluntary contribution of CZK 400,000 (approximately €15,170) to support the Council of Europe’s Action Plan for Georgia 2020-2023. This Action Plan aims to support Georgia in fulfilling its statutory and specific obligations as a...

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Germany makes a voluntary contribution

7 December 2020 Strasbourg

The government of Germany has made a voluntary contribution of €1,000,000 to support the implementation of the Council of Europe Action Plan for Ukraine 2018-2022. This Action Plan aims to continue accompanying Ukraine in its efforts to bring legislation, institutions and practice further into...

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Japan makes a voluntary contribution

27 NOVEMBER 2020 STRASBOURG

The government of Japan has made a voluntary contribution of €25,000 to support the Council of Europe action against cybercrime, and notably to finalize the 2nd additional Protocol to the Budapest Convention, and €20,000 to the Intercultural Cities Programme and their work on intercultural...

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Council of Europe adopts new Action Plan for the Republic of Moldova

26 November 2020

The Committee of Ministers, representing the 47 Council of Europe member states, has adopted the Action Plan for the Republic of Moldova for the years 2021-2024, which aims to bring the country’s legislation, institutions and practice further in line with European standards in the areas of human...

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