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The Council of Europe has adopted recommendation to protect the rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls.
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Council of Europe: the Committee of Ministers has adopted recommendation to protect the rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls

The Committee of Ministers, meeting in Turin, has adopted a new recommendation to protect the rights of migrant, refugee and asylum-seeking women and girls providing measures to better respond to ...

Last update 31 May 2022
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First Barnahus for child victims of sexual abuse launched in Slovenia

The first Barnahus (Children’s House) of Slovenia for child victims of sexual abuse has been launched in Ljubljana. The action is supported by the EU Reform – Council of Europe joint ...

Last update 16 Jun 2022
Families arrive in Berdyszcze, Poland, after crossing the border from Ukraine.
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CoE: How are children protected from sexual exploitation and abuse during the refugee crisis?

The Council of Europe’s Lanzarote Committee evaluated legislation, services and other measures implemented to protect the children affected by the refugee crisis from sexual exploitation and ...

Last update 4 May 2022
Council of Europe calls on states to support quality journalism: new guidelines
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Council of Europe calls on states to support quality journalism: new guidelines

On 17 March 2022, the Council of Europe adopted a Recommendation on promoting a favourable environment for quality journalism in the digital age (CM/Rec(2022)4). The CoE called upon its ...

Last update 22 Mar 2022
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Council of Europe 2020 North-South Prize Award Ceremony: focus on right to life and climate change

On December 9 2021, the 2020 North-South Prize of the Council of Europe was awarded to two institutions working respectively to protect the right to life and to combat climate change. The ...

Last update 28 Dec 2021
The image shows the shadow of a girl behind a tent
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GREVIO, General Recommendation No.1 on the digital dimension of violence against women

On 24 November 2021, the Council of Europe Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) published its General Recommendation No.1 on the digital ...

Last update 13 Dec 2021
The photo shows the former president of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe and the new President from Italy, Di Maio.
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Council of Europe: Italy takes over the Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers

On the 17th of November 2021, during a meeting of the representatives of the 47 member states of the Council of Europe (CoE), Italy took over the Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers from ...

Last update 2 Dec 2021
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Social Charter 60th anniversary: the Social Constitution of Europe

Last 18th October, the European Social Charter celebrated its 60th year of activity as the cornerstone of European economic and social fundamental rights. The anniversary has been observed with a ...

Last update 30 Oct 2021
The image represents two hands holding a little globe, indicating the importance of protecting our world and the environment.
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Human rights and environment: the impact of the European Convention on Human Rights

The Autumn Session 2021 (27-30 September 2021) of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly dedicated particular attention to the right to a healthy environment. Given the importance of the ...

Last update 4 Oct 2021
Implementing ECHR judgments: new factsheet on rights of LGBTI people
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Implementing ECHR judgments: new factsheet on rights of LGBTI people

The Council of Europe’s Department for the Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights has published a new thematic factsheet on cases related to the rights of LGBTI (lesbian, ...

Last update 27 Sep 2021
World Forum for Democracy: can democracy save the environment?
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World Forum for Democracy: can democracy save the environment?

Created in the context of the Council of Europe, the World Forum for Democracy is a platform for political decision-makers and activists to debate solutions to key challenges for democracies ...

Last update 6 Aug 2021
country factsheets
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Execution of the European Court of Human rights Sentences: new data by country available online

The 47-nation Council of Europe has published a new series of online country factsheets providing information on each member state’s execution of judgments from the European Court of Human ...

Last update 2 Jul 2021
Headquarters of the Council of Europe, Strasbourg (France).
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Democracy is in distress, finds the Council of Europe Secretary General’s annual report for 2021

The Secretary General of the Council of Europe has published its annual report for 2021, titled “State of democracy, human rights and the rule of law. A democratic renewal for Europe.” ...

Last update 20 May 2021
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Council of Europe: Committee for the Prevention of Torture warns against impact of austerity measures on prison conditions

The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) has issued a set of minimum requirements for conditions of detention in European prisons, concerned by the negative ...

Last update 14 May 2021
10 years of the Istanbul Convention
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Council of Europe: 10 years of the Istanbul Convention

On 11 May 2011, the Council of Europe celebrates the 10th anniversary of The Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence, also known as the Istanbul ...

Last update 10 May 2021