14 Feb 2020 14:14:00Strasbourg 14 February 2020
How to best integrate refugees, based on their competences and qualifications, into the academic...
11 Feb 2020 14:46:00
Human Trafficking: Monaco should raise awareness, train professionals, with focus on victims’ rightsGroup of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) Strasbourg 12 February 2020
A new report welcomes anti-trafficking moves taken by authorities in Monaco, but also calls on...
11 Feb 2020 10:11:00Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) Strasbourg 11 February 2020
The Czech Republic has taken important steps to combat trafficking in human beings, but...
31 Jan 2020 09:53:00Parliamentary Assembly Session Strasbourg 30 January 2020
The Council of Europe should “do more to combat human trafficking and to ensure that its legal...
28 Jan 2020 14:29:00Secretary General Strasbourg 28 January 2020
Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić has led tributes to victims of the Holocaust at a...
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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.