Guest lecture on criminology at the Faculty of Law Iustinianus Primus in Skopje

5 November 2019 Skopje

Prof. Jan Van Dijk, a former Vice-President of the Group of Experts on Action Against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) and an international expert in the field of criminology, was invited by the Law Faculty to speak about his experience in conducting research and data gathering through surveys...

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Panel discussion - improving access to compensation for victims of human trafficking and gender-based violence

4 November 2019 Skopje

In partnership with the French Embassy in North Macedonia and the Assembly’s Committee for Equal Opportunities of Women and Men, the panel discussion was organised on 4 November to increase the awareness and facilitate a dialogue on the importance of compensation for the victims of violence,...

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Key institutions and civil society organisations in Albania come together for advancing in fighting discrimination

25 October 2019 Tirana

The protection of fundamental human rights and freedoms rests in the very foundations of the Council of Europe scope and aim. The organisation, together with the European Union, is engaged in supporting Albania in the fight against discrimination and hate speech, as well as in the protection of...

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Call for tenders: international consultancy services - “Promotion of diversity and equality in Bosnia and Herzegovina”

28 October 2019 Sarajevo

Within the framework of the European Union/Council of Europe Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey II, the Council of Europe is looking for Provider(s) for the provision of international consultancy services in relation to the “Promotion of diversity and equality in Bosnia and...

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Call for tender: national consultancy services – “Promotion of diversity and equality in Bosnia and Herzegovina”

28 October 2019 Sarajevo

Within the framework of the European Union/Council of Europe Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey II, the Council of Europe is looking for Provider(s) for the provision of consultancy services in relation to the “Promotion of diversity and equality in Bosnia and Herzegovina” to...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: For your rights, towards European standards: introducing new phase of the Horizontal Facility programme in Serbia

28 October 2019 Belgrade

The Conference “Introducing the Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey 2019-2022” will be held on 30 October 2019, in Aeroklub, Uzun Mirkova 4, Belgrade, from 10:30 to 12:30. Opening remarks will be given by: Jadranka Joksimović, Minister of European Integration of Serbia...

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Action on “Preventing and combating trafficking in human beings in Bosnia and Herzegovina” launched in Sarajevo

24 October 2019 Sarajevo

The first Steering Committee meeting of the Action “Preventing and combating trafficking in human beings in Bosnia and Herzegovina” was held in Sarajevo on 24 October 2019. The meeting was opened by the Ambassador Drahoslav Stefanek, Head of the Council of Europe Office in Sarajevo, EUD...

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Call for tenders: National consultancy services - “Quality Education for All (Quality ED – Montenegro)” in Montenegro

16 October 2019 Podgorica

The Council of Europe is currently implementing the Action "Quality Education for All” as a part of the European Union and the Council of Europe programmatic framework “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey II”. In that context, it is looking for National Providers for the...

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Call for tenders: International consultancy services - “Quality Education for All (Quality ED – Montenegro)” in Montenegro

16 October 2019 Podgorica

The Council of Europe is currently implementing the Action "Quality Education for All” as a part of the European Union and the Council of Europe programmatic framework “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey II”. In that context, it is looking for International Providers for the...

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European Anti-trafficking Day marked jointly with local partners in North Macedonia

18 October 2019 Skopje

On the occasion of the European Day against Trafficking in Human Beings, the Council of Europe joined an event organised by the civil society organisation Open Gate and the National Commission for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings focused on preventing and combating trafficking in children....

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Strengthening diversity and equality in Bosnia and Herzegovina

15 October 2019 Sarajevo

Strengthening mechanisms for the protection and promotion of national minority rights, the rights of LGBTI persons and for combating hate speech are among the important issues that the European Union and the Council of Europe will address and support in the following three years in Bosnia and...

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Can language learning foster democratic citizenship?

30 September 2019 Belgrade

This was the question that the foreign language teachers were asked during the workshop organised as part of the Horizontal Facility II „Quality Education for All (Quality Ed – Serbia)” Action on 26 September in Belgrade. We teamed up with Romacted project and marked the European Day of Languages...

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Regional launching of the Horizontal Facility II held in Skopje

9 October 2019 Skopje

The EU and the Council of Europe will continue to support reforms in the Western Balkans and Turkey in the fields of human rights, democracy and the rule of law. The continuation of the joint ‘Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey’ programme was announced at a regional conference...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Regional Launching of the “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey II”

4 October 2019 Skopje

The Regional Launching of the European Union / Council of Europe Joint Programme “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey II” will take place on 9 October 2019, at the Hotel “Aleksandar Palace” in Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia, starting from 09:00 to 18:00. Opening remarks...

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Action on “Preventing and combating trafficking in human beings in Serbia” held its first Steering Committee meeting in Belgrade

27 September 2019 Belgrade

The first Steering Committee meeting for the Action “Preventing and combating trafficking in human beings in Serbia” took place in Belgrade on 26 September 2019. The aim of the Action is to contribute to preventing and combating trafficking in human beings in Serbia in line with the European and...

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Basic training on trafficking in human beings for the purpose of labour exploitation

19-21 September 2019 Struga

A multi-disciplinary training in preventing and combating trafficking in human beings with the purpose of labour exploitation took place to strengthen the skills of key actors on detection, identification and referral of potential trafficking victims for the purpose of labour exploitation. The...

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“Quality education for all” launched in Montenegro

18 September 2019 Podgorica

The first Steering Committee meeting for the action “Quality Education for All” took place on 17 September 2019 in Podgorica. The Action is part of the European Union/Council of Europe joint programme “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey II” and seeks to foster quality...

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Promotion of tolerance and equality is responsibility of every citizen of Serbia

17 September 2019 Belgrade

Combating intolerance and promotion of equality were discussed today in Belgrade by the representatives of the Government of Serbia, Parliaments of Bosnia and Herzegovina, France and Serbia, representatives of the European Commission Against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) as well as the...

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First Advisory Board meeting of the new Quality Education for All Action held in Sarajevo

5 September 2019 Sarajevo

The first Advisory Board meeting of the new Horizontal Facility II Action “Quality Education for All” was held in Sarajevo on 4 September 2019. The meeting was opened by Krassimir Nikolov, Head of Section for European Integration, Political, Press and Information of Delegation of the European...

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Call for tenders: consultancy services - “Quality Education for All (Quality ED – Serbia)” in Serbia

9 September 2019 Belgrade

The Council of Europe has published Call for tenders for the provision of consultancy services based on national and international standards in relation to the implementation of the joint European Union/Council of Europe “Quality Education for All (Quality ED – Serbia)” project in Serbia....

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