22 juin 2019

Strengthening academic cooperation with Turkey

Conseil de l'EuropeThe Council of Europe has addressed with the Turkish partners the prospects for enhanced academic cooperation on the Council of Europe's conventions. More...

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Anti-racism commission publishes its annual report

Conseil de l'EuropeXenophobic populism and racist hate speech continued to make their mark on the contemporary political climate in Europe in 2018, says the annual report of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) published today. More...

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Protecting victims of terrorism

Conseil de l'EuropeA workshop on the protection of victims of terrorist acts will be organised on Thursday 20 June in Strasbourg by the Council of Europe’s Steering Committee for Human Rights. Its aim is to raise awareness of the Council of Europe Guidelines (2017) on the protection of victims of terrorism and to share good practices regarding their implementation at national level. More...

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Parliamentary Assembly Summer Session

Conseil de l'EuropeA debate on the decision-making process of the Assembly concerning credentials and voting will be a highlight of the Summer session of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE), which takes place in Strasbourg from 24 to 28 June. More...

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Refugees and diverse societies, which policies for the intercultural city?

Conseil de l'EuropeThe Intercultural Cities (ICC) programme has launched a series of didactic and awareness videos addressing local governments wishing to evolve as intercultural municipalities. The videos give insights on how to adapt cities’ institutions and services to the needs of a diverse population by implementing intercultural integration strategies that guarantee equal opportunities for everyone, without ever compromising the existing principles of respect to human rights, democracy and the rule of law. More...

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Ireland : concerns over Roma and Travellers

Conseil de l'EuropeIrish society has demonstrated increasing levels of tolerance in recent years, but national strategies or actions plans on key issues – such as the integration of Travellers and Roma communities – suffer from a lack of clear and concrete implementation plans. More...

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Re-run of mayoral election in Istanbul: Congress sends international observers

Conseil de l'EuropeFollowing the decision taken on 6 May by the Turkish Supreme Election Council to cancel the 31 March election of the Mayor of Istanbul, a delegation from the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe will observe the re-run of the mayoral election on 23 June 2019, at the invitation of the Turkish authorities. More...

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Combating human trafficking in Germany

Conseil de l'EuropeIn a new report published today, the Council of Europe expert body on trafficking in human beings (GRETA) praises Germany for having significantly evolved its national legal framework against human trafficking since the first evaluation of the implementation of the Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (CETS. No.197) in 2015. More...

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New reports on minority and regional languages in Czech Republic and Hungary

Conseil de l'EuropeThe Committee of Experts of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages of the Council of Europe has published reports on the situation with regional and minority languages in Hungary and Czech Republic. More...

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Lithuania: more needs to be done to combat human trafficking

Conseil de l'EuropeLithuania has made progress in tackling human trafficking in recent years, but improvements are needed to prevent trafficking for labour exploitation, protect children from trafficking and provide victims with assistance, accommodation, health care and access to compensation. More...

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