23 Jul 2021 07:00:00online 26 July 2021 (4.30-5.30 p.m. CET)
The previous 150 years of industrialization have been shaped by a linear economic model depending...
20 Jul 2021 08:00:00Online 20 July 2021 (4.00-5.00 p.m. CET)
In the aftermaths of the Covid-19 pandemic, governments and the private sector are seeking to...
19 Jul 2021 13:02:00Eurimages Strasbourg 19 July 2021
With an exceptional selection of 18 films supported by Eurimages, including 8 in the official...
01 Jul 2021 08:11:00
Our current economic model destroys the environment while exacerbating inequalities, triggering...
30 Jun 2021 17:35:00Secretary General Strasbourg 30 June 2021
Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić has underlined the relevance of the Convention on...
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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.