24 mars 2017

Portugal: progress in participation of Roma in local decision-making should be sustained

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "coe.int"Concrete measures to address the discrimination Roma face in Portugal and ways to foster the participation of Roma in society were at the centre of a two day visit the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks made to Lisbon and Torres Vedras on 6-7 March. More...

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Fighting violence against women is not about “gender ideology” or breaking families

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "coe.int"In a statement published today, the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) expresses concern about misconceptions surrounding the Council of Europe’s Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence. More...

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Italy should improve its asylum reception-capacity, prevent human trafficking and strengthen its child-protection system

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "coe.int"The Special Representative also stressed the need to strengthen the protection of refugee and migrant children; called upon the Italian authorities and the EU to expedite the examination of asylum claims and of relocation and family-reunification requests; and pointed to the risk that weaknesses in the system for voluntary and forced removals might be encouraging the arrival of more irregular economic migrants. More...

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New report on protecting refugee children from sexual abuse

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "coe.int"A new report focusing on the protection of children affected by the refugee crisis from sexual exploitation and abuse was presented today. Non-comprehensive data collection, inadequate reception conditions, problems with age verification and with identification of victims are among the key challenges identified. More...

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National minorities: new reports on Armenia and Republic of Moldova published

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "coe.int"The Council of Europe Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (FCNM) published today its new Opinions on Armenia and Republic of Moldova, assessing the progress over the past years and giving recommendations for the government. More...

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New reports by anti-racism commission on Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland and Luxembourg

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "coe.int"The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) has published today four country reports on Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland and Luxembourg, analysing recent developments and making recommendations to the authorities. The respective governments’ comments were also published. More...

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Cognitive skills in middle-income countries: Evidence from PIAAC and STEP

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and DevelopmentPosted by . The OECD Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC), which measures cognitive skills of the adult population, has recently been expanded to include nine additional countries (see our earlier blog post “The survey of adult skills: Nine more countries added on”). More...

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How we all benefit when women have access to finance

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "oecd-development-matters.org"The International Finance Corporation estimates that approximately 65% of women-led small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in developing economies are either unserved or underserved financially. More...

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The Global Goals’ Business Opportunity in Africa

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "oecd-development-matters.org"A critical transition from a heavy reliance on international public development finance to locally generated private sector solutions to development problems is underway. More...

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Tackling crop losses at the root means sharing knowledge

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "oecd-development-matters.org"All farmers are affected by pests and diseases attacking their crops, but smallholder farmers and their dependents in low- and middle-income countries are disproportionately affected. To put it in perspective, there are about 500 million smallholder farmers worldwide who feed about 70% of the world’s population. More...

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