Ireland makes a voluntary contribution

16 JULY 2019 STRASBOURG

The government of Ireland has made a voluntary contribution of €80,000 to support the Council of Europe’s Action Plan for Armenia 2019-2022 and the Council of Europe’s Action Plan for Ukraine 2018-2021. The Action Plans aim to accompany Armenia and Ukraine in their efforts to bring legislation,...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: The new Council of Europe Action Plan for Azerbaijan 2018-2020 was formally launched on 30 May

30 May 2019 Baku

On Thursday, 30 May 2019, the Council of Europe will organize a formal launching event of the new Council of Europe Action Plan for Azerbaijan 2018-2020. Representatives of the Azerbaijani authorities and beneficiary organizations as identified in the Action Plan, including representatives of the...

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The Council of Europe and the European Union have officially launched the Joint Programmes “Project to support independent bodies in Tunisia (PAII-T)” and “Improving the functioning, performance and access to justice in Tunisia (AP-JUST)”

20 june 2019 Tunis

The two new Joint Programmes between the Council of Europe and the European Union “Project to support independent bodies in Tunisia (PAII-T)” and “Improving the functioning, performance and access to justice in Tunisia (AP-JUST)” were officially launched on 20 June 2019, in the presence of...

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Launch of the Council of Europe Armenia Action Plan 2019-2022

17 June 2019 Yerevan, Armenia

On 17 June, the Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan launched the Council of Europe Action Plan for Armenia 2019-2022. The Action Plan reflects the priorities of the Armenian authorities...

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Luxembourg makes a voluntary contribution

12 JUNE 2019 STRASBOURG

The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg has made a voluntary contribution of €100,000 to support the protection of the Rights of Entrepreneurs from Corrupt Practices at the Municipal Level in the Russian Federation - PRECOP (Phase 2), bringing their total contribution to this project to €331,291....

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Steering Committee meeting: reviewing the progress on the implementation of the Council of Europe Action Plan for Georgia 2016-2019

3 June 2019 Tbilisi

Steering Committee meeting on the implementation of the Council of Europe Action Plan for Georgia 2016-2019 was held on 3 June. The event was organised by the Council of Europe and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia. The event focused on reviewing the progress of the 2016-2019 Council of...

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France makes voluntary contribution

28 MAY 2019 STRASBOURG

The government of France has made a voluntary contribution of €40,000 to support the Enter! Youth week within the project “Access to social rights for young people in disadvantaged neighbourhoods”. Ambassador Jean-Baptiste Mattei, Permanent Representative of France to the Council of Europe, met...

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Cooperation projects presented at the Gender Equality Committee meeting

23 May 2019 Strasbourg, France

Verena Taylor, Director of the Office of the Directorate General of Programmes addressed the meeting of the Gender Equality Commission, on 23 May 2019 in Strasbourg. “Gender equality is part of the priorities for cooperation in our member States and beyond”, she stated, opening the session on...

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Meeting of the Heads of Council of Europe Offices and Programme Offices

21-22 May 2019 Strasbourg, France

On 21-22 May 2019, the Heads of Council of Europe Offices and Programme Offices held their bi-annual meeting in Strasbourg. The meetings included discussions with the Secretary General of the CoE Parliamentary Assembly, the Director of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities, the Director...

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Information event on EU/CoE joint programmes on the occasion of the 2019 Europe day

10 May 2019 Strasbourg

On the occasion of the 2019 Europe day, the Delegation of the European Union to the Council of Europe in cooperation with the Office of the Directorate General of Programmes organised an event showcasing EU/CoE joint programmes on 10 May 2019 in Strasbourg. The event brought together Permanent...

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Portugal makes a voluntary contribution

10 MAY 2019 STRASBOURG

Portugal has made a voluntary contribution of €130,000 to support the following projects implemented by the North-South Centre: the North-South Process for the Empowerment of Women (NSPEW), Euro-Mediterranean Youth Cooperation and the 24th Award Ceremony of the North-South Prize of the Council of...

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Norway makes voluntary contribution

16 APRIL 2019 STRASBOURG

The government of Norway has made a new pledge for a voluntary contribution of NOK 600,000 (approximately €62,525) to support the "European Qualifications Passport for Refugees". This new contribution brings the Norwegian total support for this project to approximately €175,525. Ambassador...

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The Council of Europe and the European Commission strengthen their co-operation to support fundamental rights, justice and governance reforms in member states

2 April 2019 Brussels

Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni, Deputy Secretary General of the Council and Maarten Verwey, Director-General of the European Commission's Structural Reform Support Service today announced a new co-operation framework to provide support to a number of EU and Council of Europe member states under the...

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Finland makes voluntary contribution

29 MARCH 2019 STRASBOURG

The government of Finland has made a voluntary contribution of €569,661.23 to support the Council of Europe’s Action Plan for Ukraine 2018-2021. The Action Plan aims to continue accompanying Ukraine in its efforts to bring legislation, institutions and practice further into line with European...

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Italy makes a voluntary contribution

21 March 2019 Strasbourg

Italy has made a voluntary contribution of €80,161.33 to support the implementation of the Council of Europe Action Plan on Protecting Refugee and Migrant Children in Europe, bringing their total support to this action plan to €238,161.63. This action plan is based on concrete actions for the...

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Malta makes voluntary contribution

15 MARCH 2019 STRASBOURG

The government of Malta has made a voluntary contribution of €1,332.84 to support the project "Euro-Mediterranean Youth Cooperation" implemented by the North-South Centre. Ambassador Joseph Filletti, Permanent Representative of Malta to the Council of Europe, met with Mrs Gabriella...

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France makes voluntary contribution

15 MARCH 2019 STRASBOURG

The government of France has made a voluntary contribution of €28,940.75 towards reducing the European Court of Human Rights backlog of well-founded cases and to reinforce the fight against violence against women. Ambassador Jean-Baptiste Mattei, Permanent Representative of France to the Council...

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Canada to support Council of Europe Action Plan for Ukraine

5 MARCH 2019 STRASBOURG

The government of Canada has announced a voluntary contribution of 5 million Canadian dollars (approximately €3,355,720) to support the Council of Europe’s Action Plan for Ukraine 2018-2021. The Action Plan aims to continue accompanying Ukraine in its efforts to bring legislation, institutions...

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Ireland makes a voluntary contribution

8 February 2019 Strasbourg

The government of Ireland has made a voluntary contribution of €5,000 to support the activities of the Steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH). The agreement was signed on 8 February 2019 by Ambassador Keith McBean, Permanent Representative of Ireland to the Council of Europe, and by Mrs...

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Spain makes a voluntary contribution

6 February 2019 Strasbourg

The government of Spain has made a voluntary contribution of €85,000 to support the Venice Commission, a project on Euro-Mediterranean youth cooperation implemented by the North-South Centre and towards the translation of key ECHR jurisprudence and publications. The agreement was signed on 6...

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