Statement by Snezana Samardzic Markovic, Director General of Democracy Council of Europe on the occacion of the historic CEV Champions League Volley 2019 Super FinalsBerlin, Germany 18 May 2019
“I was very pleased to read in the news that the Champions League Volley 2019 Super finals were...
20 May 2019
The Council of Europe’s Directorate General of Democracy, Anti-Discrimination Department: No Hate...
The Gender Equality Commission (GEC) will hold its 15th meeting in Strasbourg from 22 to 24 May...
Council of Europe Strasbourg/Helsinki 16 May 2019
The Council of Europe Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions, also known as the...
Online child sexual exploitation and abuse addressed at a regional conference at the Council of EuropeCouncil of Europe Strasbourg 16 May 2019
The Council of Europe organised a regional conference on tackling online child sexual...
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