18 novembre 2018

Tolerant and inclusive societies in Western Balkans: conference in Montenegro

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomA Regional Conference taking place on 14 and 15 November in Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro, is discussing standard setting, monitoring and co-operation in anti-discrimination work, combating hate speech and protecting minority rights. The event, entitled “Tolerant and Inclusive Societies in the Western Balkans” is part of the programme Horizontal Facility for Western Balkans and Turkey funded by the European Union and co-funded and implemented by the Council of Europe. More...

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International Day of Tolerance, 16 November

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomToday in Europe, our societies are changing constantly and rapidly. Globalisation has marked an increase in the mobility of persons, and our societies are becoming more and more diverse. More...

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Launch of New Education Campaign in Oslo

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomA new Council of Europe education campaign is being launched this week (14-16 November) in Oslo, Norway. Free to Speak, Safe to Learn – Democratic Schools for All is aimed at creating ‘safe spaces’ in schools, where controversial subjects can be openly and safely debated, to prevent ideas that could lead to violent extremism being pushed underground. More...

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Council of Europe to take part in Internet Governance Forum in Paris

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomA Council of Europe delegation will take part in discussions to be held at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) at UNESCO headquarters in Paris from 12 to 14 November, under the heading of “Internet of Trust”. More...

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Luxembourg must improve the identification of victims of trafficking in human beings

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomThe Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has published today its second evaluation report on Luxembourg as regards the implementation of the Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings. The report assesses developments since the publication of GRETA’s first evaluation report on Luxembourg in January 2014. More...

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HIV prevention and drug treatment in European prisons: training in Ukraine

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomThe Council of Europe's Pompidou Group drug policy experts are holding a workshop and an executive training on drug treatment and HIV prevention in prisons in Kyiv Oblast from 5 to 9 November. More...

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Greece should safeguard social rights for all and improve the reception and integration of migrants

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomGreece should take urgent steps and adopt long-term policies to improve the reception and integration of migrants and to reverse the adverse effects of austerity measures on access to health care and education. More...

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Statement on the detention of prominent academics in Turkey including Hakan Altinay

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomThe Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland said: "I am very concerned by the detention of a group of academics including Hakan Altinay and will raise this alarming development with the Turkish government as a matter of urgency." More...

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Romania should improve the protection of persons with disabilities, combat violence against women, safeguard press freedom

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomRomania needs to strengthen its institutional framework to better protect the rights of persons with disabilities, and should step up the efforts to combat violence against women. More...

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Making sport safe for children: Stop Child Sexual Abuse Day

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomGovernments and sports organisations must redouble their efforts to break the silence surrounding sexual abuse of children in sports, prevent it and fight impunity, stressed the Secretary General of the Council of Europe ahead of the European Day on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse marked on 18 November. More...

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