13 octobre 2019

Switzerland urged to improve the identification and protection of victims of trafficking

Conseil de l'EuropeIn a report published today, the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) welcomes the progress made by Switzerland, but also asks the Swiss authorities to take further action to improve the identification and protection of victims of trafficking. More...

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Turkey urged to improve identification and protection of victims

Conseil de l'EuropeIn its first report on Turkey, published today, the Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) expressed particular concern about the limited number of specialised shelters for victims. The experts urged the authorities to provide appropriate and safe accommodation for all identified victims – women, men and children – and to facilitate their social inclusion. More...

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Deputy Secretary General opens joint workshop on family

Conseil de l'EuropeThe joint workshop will be focused on the main social topics having an impact on both women and men, especially on working mothers and fathers and their children and it is divided into 4 working sessions:
  • Work-life balance and company welfare;
  • Family measures to promote the increase in the birth-rate in Europe;
  • Support services for children witnessing violence and children orphaned by domestic crimes;
  • Eradication of child poverty. More...

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Cultural Routes: 9th Advisory Forum opens in Sibiu, Romania

Conseil de l'EuropeAround 200 representatives from International Organisations, Representatives of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe, Member States, national and local authorities are meeting for three days in Sibiu, Romania. The event is jointly organised by the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe (EPA) and the Ministry of Tourism of Romania. More...

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Mechanisms to protect social rights: seminar In Madrid

Conseil de l'EuropeThe European Committee of Social Rights of the Council of Europe and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights are organising a seminar in Madrid on 3 and 4 October to discuss how to protect social rights effectively, at a time when these rights are exposed to growing risks. More...

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Commemorative ceremony to mark 70th anniversary

Conseil de l'EuropeThe Council of Europe has marked its 70th anniversary with a commemorative ceremony, held on Tuesday 1 October at the Opera House in Strasbourg city centre. The ceremony was opened by the Mayor of Strasbourg, Roland Ries, and featured interventions from former Spanish Prime Minister Felipe González, PACE President Liliane Maury Pasquier, and President of the European Court of Human Rights, Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos. More...

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Justice ministers to discuss digital challenges for justice in Europe

Conseil de l'EuropeCouncil of Europe ministers of justice will gather in Strasbourg on 14 and 15 October for a conference being held under the French Presidency of the Committee of Ministers, with representatives from 47 countries. The ministers will discuss access to the law and justice in the digital era and the impact of digital technology on criminal justice. More...

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Council of Europe Secretary General addresses Venice Commission

Conseil de l'EuropeSpeaking to its 62 members and others participating in one of four annual plenary sessions, she emphasized the Venice Commission’s “key role” to uphold the rule of law through its highly respected opinions. More...

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Secretary General to use full powers to ensure human rights protection

Conseil de l'EuropeIn her first address to Parliamentary Assembly, the Secretary General said respect for human rights was non-negotiable, and that she would act to ensure that countries followed through on judgments of the European Court of Human Rights. More...

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Montenegro: good progress on national minorities, but situation of Roma and Egyptians must be improved

Conseil de l'EuropeThese are among the key findings of the new Opinion on Montenegro published today by the Council of Europe’s body, the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (FCNM). The opinion covering the period from June 2013 to March 2019, was published together with the Government’s comments. See also the Opinion in Albanian and Roma languages as well as the Government’s comments in Albanian and Roma. More...

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