Symposium “The future of young people’s political participation: questions, challenges and opportunities”Strasbourg (EYCS), France 18-20 September 2019
The changing nature and pathways of young people engaging politically keep opening new horizons...
Strasbourg, Palais de l'Europe, room 5 20 September 2019, 9.30-12
What impact will artificial intelligence have on political and administrative decision-making...
Council of Europe Strasbourg 17 September 2019
The Council of Europe is organising a Conference of high-ranking representatives of Ministers of...
European Commission against Racism and Intolerance Strasbourg 17 September 2019
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Council of Europe's European Commission against...
Strasbourg 16 September 2019
In March 2019, the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers adopted a new Recommendation on...
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