27 Jul 2020 16:30:00Luxembourg, Luxembourg 27 July 2020
Three new branding booklets on the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe Programme have been...
27 Jul 2020 10:37:00Strasbourg 26§/07/2020
Following recent news of Polish intentions to withdraw from the Council of Europe Convention on...
16 Jul 2020 16:30:00Strasbourg, France 16 July 2020
The Monitoring Group of the Anti-Doping Convention carried out a survey aimed at examining the...
09 Jul 2020 10:45:00Strasbourg 9 July 2020
The President of the Lisbon Recognition Convention Committee, Luca Lantero, and the President of...
06 Jul 2020 14:00:0010 August 2020
During the closing ceremony of the 2020 Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF)...
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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.