Opportunity to coordinate child participation at the next Council of Europe Children’s Rights conferenceStrasbourg 18 July 2019
The Council of Europe is holding a call for applications from international NGOs / international...
Council of Europe Strasbourg 12 July 2019
Over 300 young people and youth workers from all Council of Europe member states and beyond...
Council of Europe Strasbourg 8 July 2019
On the occasion of its 70th anniversary, the Council of Europe with the support of the City of...
Lisbon, Portugal 5 July 2019
The Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) is holding its 54th annual Joint Meeting in...
Strasbourg, France 5 July 2019
The Intercultural Cities (ICC) programme has launched a series of didactic and awareness videos...
What we do?
The Directorate General of Democracy (“DGII”) supports the Council of Europe in fields which are vital for the sustainability of democracy: ensuring respect for human dignity without discrimination on the basis of human rights standards; improving the functioning of democratic institutions; and strengthening the democratic competencies of Europe’s citizens and their willingness to engage in the democratic process and promoting respect for diversity in Europe’s societies, in a spirit of solidarity and tolerance, based on the human rights and legal standards of the Council of Europe.