08 décembre 2019

Integrating migrants: survey finds language courses more beneficial than tests

Conseil de l'EuropePolicies on language and knowledge of society for migrants in Council of Europe member states and the learning opportunities are the focus of the new survey that has been presented at the conference in the Council of Europe on 16 October. The survey was conducted by the Council of Europe in co-operation with the Association of Language Testers in Europe (ALTE) in 2018 and covers 40 countries out of 47 member-states of the organisation. More...

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New guidelines for recruitment and training of prison and probation staff

Conseil de l'EuropeThe Council of Europe issued today a new set of Guidelines aimed at assisting its 47 Member States in improving the recruitment, education, training and professional development of prison and probation staff. The guidelines have been developed as a way to share best practices taking into account the diversity of criteria used so far in different countries. More...

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Council of Europe receives Future Policy Award for empowering youth

Conseil de l'EuropeThe Council of Europe’s co-management system in the youth field, where youth NGOs and governments have an equal say, has received the 2019 Future Policy Bronze Award at a ceremony on the margins of the 141st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union in Belgrade, Serbia. More...

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Malta must establish accountability for the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia

Conseil de l'Europe“The Government of Malta remains far behind in its obligation to ensure that investigations in the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia are conducted in a prompt, effective, independent and impartial manner,” said today in a joint statement Dunja Mijatović, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Harlem Désir, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, David Kaye, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression, and Agnes Callamard, UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions. More...

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Achieving Sustainable Development Goals through North-South cooperation

Conseil de l'EuropeThis year’s Lisbon Forum – organised by the Council of Europe’s Centre for Global Interdependence and Solidarity, or North-South Centre – focuses on achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals for a better and more sustainable future. More...

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“Follow The Money” Initiative in Nigeria wins Council of Europe’s Democracy Innovation Award

Conseil de l'EuropeAt today’s closing session of the 2019 World Forum for Democracy, the Council of Europe announced that the winner of its Democracy Innovation Award was the initiative “Follow The Money”, a network of grassroots citizens in Nigeria dedicated to tracking government and international aid spending. More...

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Statement of Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić on the 30th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Conseil de l'EuropeAll Europeans have a reason to celebrate the fall of the Berlin Wall. People won freedom and democracy through peaceful revolution - and by efforts in the east and west to unite our continent. Thirty years later, Europe is economically and politically stronger, as well as culturally more vibrant and diverse. But peace and prosperity cannot be taken for granted. Our efforts to forge European unity are as important as ever and so are the institutions created to safeguard human rights, democracy and the rule of law. More...

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Azerbaijani Justice Minister signs protocol to Extradition Convention

Conseil de l'EuropeToday, 15 October 2019, Fikrat Mammadov, Minister of Justice of Azerbaijan, has signed the Fourth Additional Protocol to the European Convention on Extradition in the presence of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Marija Pejčinović Burić in Strasbourg. More...

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International conference on children’s rights

Conseil de l'EuropeChallenging social norms, attitudes and behaviours that hinder effective protection of children’s rights: conference in Strasbourg next week. More...

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Syria humanitarian situation

Conseil de l'EuropeCouncil of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić expresses concern for migrants and calls for protection of civilians. More...

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