14 février 2019

The state of human rights in Europe: forward and back?

Conseil de l'EuropeYou can follow the event on the Internet. A live stream will start at 13:15 (CET) in 3 languages: English, French and Russian. More...

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Reelected, the President reiterates the statutory responsibility of all Council of Europe actors

Conseil de l'EuropeFor the President of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE), speaking 70 years after the Council of Europe was set up, promoting peace and reconciliation, which has been crucial to the success of “the largest pan-European organisation”, remains central to her mission. More...

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Violence against women in Sweden: from legal and policy innovation to blind spots in protection and support for victims

Conseil de l'EuropeThe Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) published its first evaluation report on Sweden today. The report analyses the implementation of the provisions of the Istanbul Convention covering psychological violence, stalking, physical violence, sexual violence - including rape - forced marriage, female genital mutilation, forced abortion, forced sterilisation and sexual harassment. It also covers domestic violence against women. More...

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Italy urged to improve the protection of migrants and unaccompanied children against human trafficking and exploitation

Conseil de l'EuropeItaly has taken additional measures to combat trafficking in human beings, according to a new report published today by the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA), but a number of issues continue to give rise to concern. More...

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The situation of opposition politicians in Turkey is worsening, says PACE

Conseil de l'EuropeFollowing an urgent debate held in plenary session in Strasbourg, PACE noted “the worsening of the situation of opposition politicians in Turkey” and called on the Turkish authorities to respect fully their rights and freedoms of expression, association and assembly. More...

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PACE urges Russia to release Ukrainian servicemen, ensure free passage in the Sea of Azov and Kerch Strait

Conseil de l'EuropeThe Parliamentary Assembly has urged Russia to immediately release Ukrainian servicemen, to ensure freedom of passage in the Sea of Azov and the Kerch Strait, and to refrain from violence in the area. More...

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International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

Conseil de l'EuropeThe role of the commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust is to engrave on the minds of the younger generations the lessons learnt from these tragic events and to make sure that each of us remains vigilant to help prevent manifestations of intolerance and incitement to hatred that may lead to acts of genocide. More...

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ECSR publishes its findings 2018 on decisions in collective complaints procedures in 8 countries

Conseil de l'EuropeThe European Committee of Social Rights (ECSR) today published its findings 2018 on the follow-up given by 8 States (Belgium, Bulgaria, Finland, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy and Portugal) to decisions in the collective complaints procedure. More...

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Portugal and violence against women: significant progress but under-reporting and low rate of convictions

Conseil de l'EuropeIn its first report on the implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (“Istanbul Convention”) by Portugal, the Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) acknowledges the significant commitment of the Portuguese authorities and the progress achieved. More...

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Are Adult Learning Systems Future-Ready?

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and DevelopmentPosted by . Adult learning systems are under pressure. Automation is expected to change skills needs within existing jobs, while making certain jobs disappear altogether. New technologies and changes in work organisation are creating new jobs with very different skill needs from the ones they are replacing. More...

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