30 décembre 2017

Value for Money Rankings from Kiplinger

The US business publisher,Kiplinger,has published its Best College Values rankings. These are based on the economic value of a college education and include the criteria of quality (55%) and cost (45%). More...

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Statement on International Migrants Day - Integration of migrants is Europe’s present and future opportunity

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "council of europe"Europe has always been a continent of diversity. Migration has always been an integral part of its history.
After the large-scale migration towards Europe in the last couple of years, our continent is facing several challenges. Many countries struggle to guarantee the human rights and fundamental freedoms of migrants and refugees. The voices of those who portray migrants as a threat to public order, national identity and security are louder than others. Anti-immigration political agendas swing election results while adding to the expansion of populism in Europe. More...

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Fake news and fractured trust

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "council of europe"At the 2017 Internet Governance Forum (@intgovforum, 17-21 December in Geneva), the Council of Europe contributes to a high-level panel tackling the effects of digitized information on politics, public trust and democracy – and will stress the importance of sustained digital literacy to counter any negative effects. More...

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Ending the trade in instruments of torture

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "council of europe"“A frightening arsenal of instruments of torture are still being manufactured, sold and marketed in a number of Council of Europe member States,” Vusal Huseynov (Azerbaijan, EPP/CD) told the PACE Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights, on 12 December 2017 in Paris. More...

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Violence against Women: Joint communiqué from OECD, Council of Europe, European Commission and UN

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "council of europe"The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the Council of Europe, the European Commission, and UN Women agreed on the global action to combat violence against women. These institutions reaffirmed today their full commitment to eliminate gender based violence and discussed the way forward for a coordinated action. More...

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The Gender Equality Tour de France comes to the Council of Europe

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "council of europe"As part of the Gender Equality Tour de France, the French Minister for European Affairs, Nathalie Loiseau, and the State Secretary with responsibility for gender equality, Marlène Schiappa, will be discussing equality between men and women with 300 students and young people following vocational training on Wednesday 13 December at the Council of Europe (Strasbourg). More...

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Armenia: Council of Europe anti-corruption body issues a new compliance report

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "council of europe"The Council of Europe’s anti-corruption body Group of States Against Corruption (GRECO) has published today a new report assessing the implementation by Armenia of its earlier recommendations on preventing corruption in respect of members of parliament, judges and prosecutors.
GRECO concludes that Armenia has implemented satisfactorily five of the eighteen recommendations. Of the remaining recommendations, twelve have been partly implemented and one has not been implemented. More...

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Gender equality in employment is still a distant promise in Europe

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "council of europe"“This year once again women in Europe effectively worked without pay during the last two months in comparison to men. In addition they continued to face underrepresentation in decision-making bodies and positions. This is a gross injustice and a human rights violation. European states must tackle it much more forcefully than has been the case so far”, said today Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, in his end-of-the-year statement. More...

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Getting Skills Right in France

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and DevelopmentPosted by . France’s economy has been recovering gradually from the Global Financial Crisis, and economic growth is projected to continue to strengthen in the next years (OECD, 2017). However, the unemployment rate remains above the OECD and EU average and a large share of the unemployed have been out of work for more than 12 months. This suggests that many skills in France are not being used, and are therefore at risk of depreciation and even obsolescence. Labour market outcomes are especially poor for youth, migrants and the low-skilled. More...

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Energy for the 2030 Agenda

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "oecd-development-matters.org"The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development has been ratified, and access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all by 2030 is a target in its own right (SDG 7). Modern energy is central to achieving global development: it has never been a more important time to understand where the world stands on achieving this target, and to propose pragmatic strategies for achieving universal energy access. More...

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