Study visit within the Programme Human Resources Management in Local – Self Government – phase 2

18/10/2019 Belgrade

Within the Programme, a Study visit was organized for the members of the Council for Professional Development of Employees in Local Self –Government, representatives of National Academy for Public Administration (NAPA), Ministry of Public Administration and Local Self–Government (MPALSG),...

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European Anti-trafficking Day (18 October)

18/10/2019 Strasbourg

The Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Marija Pejčinović Burić, has urged countries across the continent to make sure that victims of human trafficking receive justice, including financial compensation, for the abuses they suffer. On the eve of European Anti-trafficking Day (18 October),...

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Council of Europe’s youth co-management system receives Future Policy Award for empowering youth

17/10/2019 Belgrade

The Council of Europe co-management system in the youth field, where youth NGOs and governments have an equal say, has received today the 2019 Future Policy Bronze Award at a ceremony on the margins of the 141st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union in Belgrade, Serbia. The theme of this...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Initiative for Human Rights awarded Václav Havel Human Rights Prize by the Council of Europe

14/10/2019 Belgrade

The Council of Europe Office in Belgrade and the Embassy of France to Serbia are hosting a reception in honour of the Youth Initiative for Human Rights, the laureate of the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize, awarded by the Council of Europe. The reception will take place on Tuesday, 15 October,...

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Council of Europe to receive Future Policy Bronze Award at an event in Belgrade next week

11/10/2019 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe will receive the Future Policy Bronze Award 2019 on the 16th of October in Belgrade, Serbia on the margins of the Inter-Parliamentary Union’s 141st Assembly. The award will be given to the Council of Europe’s co-management system in the youth field. Snežana...

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The first Steering Committee meeting of the Action “Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media in Serbia (JUFREX 2)” held in Belgrade

11/10/2019 Belgrade

The first Steering Committee meeting of the Action “Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media in Serbia (JUFREX2) has been successfully organized in Belgrade today. The meeting brought together representatives of Judicial Academy, Ministry of Interior, Bar Association, Regulatory Authority...

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The EU and the Council of Europe continue to support reforms in the Western Balkans and Turkey

09/10/2019 Skopje

The EU and the Council of Europe will continue to support reforms in the Western Balkans and Turkey in the fields of human rights, democracy and the rule of law. The continuation of the joint ‘Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey’ programme was announced at a regional conference...

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Info days on promoting Municipal Support Packages in Local Self – Governments

08/10/2019 Belgrade

Within the joint EU/CoE Programme Human Resources Management in Local Self – Government - phase 2 (2018 - 2021), which is implemented by the Council of Europe in cooperation with Ministry of Public Administration and Local Self – Government and Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities,...

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40 years of Bern Convention

02/10/2019 Strasbourg

The Bern Convention is the only Treaty for nature conservation in Europe. It was established by the Council of Europe in 1979 and has been signed by the European Union and 50 countries that are committed to protect wildlife, both species and their habitats. For the last 40 years, the Bern...

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2019 Václav Havel Prize shared by Ilham Tohti and the Youth Initiative for Human Rights

30/09/2019 Strasbourg

The seventh Václav Havel Human Rights Prize – which honours outstanding civil society action in defence of human rights – has been awarded jointly to imprisoned Uyghur intellectual Ilham Tohti from China and the Youth Initiative for Human Rights (YIHR), which brings together young people from...

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