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The Greek Chairmanship of the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers is organising a conference...
23 Oct 2020 20:00:0023 october 2020
The Secretariat of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes and of the European...
23 Oct 2020 10:00:0023 October 2020
Last night, the “Junior Co-production Market” of Cinekid for Professionals (19-23 October 2020)...
07 Oct 2020 15:31:00Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Unit Strasbourg 7 October 2020
A conference to mark the 70th anniversary of the European Convention on Human Rights has taken...
06 Oct 2020 11:53:00
New study: Slovenians consider sexual abuse of children a serious problem, but nearly half would not be able to recognise its signsCouncil of Europe Strasbourg 6 October 2020
A majority of Slovenians consider sexual abuse of children to be a serious problem, with nearly...
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