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Council of Europe: Call for nominations for the Vigdís Prize for Women’s Empowerment

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe has issued a call for candidates for the first Vigdís Prize for Women’s Empowerment. The purpose of the Prize is to award remarkable ...

Last update 19 Feb 2024
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Council of Europe: Michael O’Flaherty elected as the new Commissioner for Human Rights

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe elected Michael O'Flaherty as the new Commissioner for Human Rights with 104 votes in favor. His term of office will last six years, beginning ...

Last update 18 Feb 2024
Hate Speech
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Preventing and combating Hate Speech in times of crisis: The Council of Europe publishes a new study

A new study was commissioned and published in November 2023 by the Council of Europe Steering Committee on Anti-Discrimination, Diversity and Inclusion (CDADI). This publication is part of the ...

Last update 1 Feb 2024
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The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights: Italy Country visit report 2023

Dunja Mijatović, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, issued a new report on the migration and asylum, women’s rights and gender equality situation in Italy, following her ...

Last update 19 Jan 2024
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GREVIO: published annual report on violence against women

The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) has issued its annual report of activities, stressing the key milestones and ...

Last update 4 Oct 2023
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The European Union deposited the instrument of approval of the “Istanbul Convention”

The European Union has ratified the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (CETS No. 210), known as “Istanbul ...

Last update 11 Sep 2023
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Council of Europe: New Recommendation on age assessment in the context of migration

The Council of Europe Committee of Ministers has adopted a new Recommendation to member States on human rights principles and guidelines on age assessment in the context of migration. Through this ...

Last update 8 Feb 2023
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Council of Europe: Anti-discrimination and inclusion - practical tools for reaping the benefits of migrant integration

Intercultural integration plans must be well-designed and managed to strengthen European societies and include everyone, including migrants. The Council of Europe's Steering Committee on ...

Last update 1 Feb 2023
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Implementing European Court of Human Rights judgments

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe held its quarterly meeting to monitor the implementation of judgments and decisions of the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg from 6 to ...

Last update 21 Dec 2022
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European ministers adopt “Dublin Declaration” on preventing violence through equality

On Sptemeber 30th, thirty-eight Council of Europe member states have committed to a “Dublin Declaration” outlining a series of steps to promote gender equality in order to help prevent ...

Last update 10 Nov 2022
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GRETA: 2021 annual report on action against trafficking of human beings

The Council of Europe's Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) published its annual report for 2021, a year during which, despite the negative impact of the Covid-19 ...

Last update 17 Aug 2022
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Council of Europe: New Report on Legal Gender Recognition in Europe

A new Council of Europe report reviews the progress achieved in European countries in guaranteeing full legal gender recognition (LGR) in all areas of life. The report acknowledges advances in ...

Last update 18 Jul 2022
New thematic factsheet on Protection of Property
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European Court of Human Rights (ECHR): New thematic factsheet on Protection of Property was published

The Department for the Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights issued a new thematic factsheet on Protection of Property. The European Convention on Human Rights enunciates ...

Last update 5 Jul 2022
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CoE: Updated thematic factsheet on freedom of religion

The Department for the Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (Execution Department) has published an updated thematic factsheet on the execution of ECHR judgments concerning ...

Last update 28 Jun 2022
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FRA: Migrant search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean updated

Since January, on average 5 people have died per day crossing the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe. On World Refugee Day 2022, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) underlined the struggles ...

Last update 28 Jun 2022