26 May 2021 15:31:00
Gerhard Ermischer, President of the Conference of INGOs condemns the recent Human Rights violations in BelarusStrasbourg 26 May 2021
The Conference of INGOs of the Council of Europe denounces the actions of the government of...
21 May 2021 15:15:00
Address of Mr Gerhard Ermischer, President of the Conference of INGOs at the 131st Session of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of EuropeHamburg 21 May 2021
Mr Gerhard Ermischer, the new President of the Conference of INGOs of the Council of Europe...
07 May 2021 16:03:00
Expert Council on NGO Law online event ''Young Environmental Defenders and Their Rights'' in the framework of the World Forum for Democracy of the Council of EuropeStrasbourg 10/05/2021
The Expert Council on NGO Law is organising an online event ''Young Environmental Defenders and...
28 Apr 2021 14:51:00Strasbourg 28 April 2021
Gerhard Ermischer was today elected President of the Conference of INGOs. Gerhard has been...
13 Apr 2021 15:49:00Strasbourg 13 April 2021
Meet the candidates online on 20 and 21 April - Taking into account that the elections will be...
The CoE and NGOs
The Council of Europe’s work benefits extensively from contacts and co-operation with the dynamic elements of society, as represented by NGOs. One of the main challenges currently facing the Organisation is to strengthen NGOs and civil society and to develop participatory democracy on a pan-European basis.