Rule of Law Youth Network (RoLYN) seeks Youth Representatives to Combat Corruption and Protect the Environment

08 November 2023 LISBON, Protugal

Following the Reykjavik Summit's declaration, the newly formed RoLYN is a direct outcome of the Lisbon Forum “Human Rights, Environment and Economic Crimes: Youth at the forefront”, and intends to follow up on its recommendation to empower young people and enable interregional collaboration...

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World Forum for Democracy 2023: "Democracy=Peace ?"


From Monday 6 to Wednesday 8 November, at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, the World Forum for Democracy is bringing together intellectuals, politicians, activists, experts and young people from all over the world to debate how democracy can give better guarantees of peace. The event’s title...

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Council of Europe raises awareness on possible abuses of virtual assets for illicit purposes

23-24 October 2023 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe held a two-day workshop on “Preventing the abuse of virtual assets – tools and comparative experiences against economic crime” on 24-25 October 2023 in Strasbourg, France, as part of its technical cooperation activities in Central Asia, Kosovo*, and the southern...

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Lisbon Forum 2023

16-17 October 2023 Lisbon, Portugal

The event, organised by the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe, Took place on 16 and 17 October at the Ismaili Centre in Lisbon, Portugal. it emphasized the pivotal role that young people play in catalyzing change, particularly in the realm of combatting corruption and safeguarding our...

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Protection of personal data

Harmonisation of the Libyan legislative and institutional framework with international standards

9 – 10 OCTOBER 2023 Tunis

The Council of Europe, the Libyan National Council for Fundamental Freedoms and the Libyan parliament organised on 9-10 October 2023 in tunis, a reflection workshop to assess Libya's needs in terms of personal data protection. The participants and the experts developed a draft operational action...

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Reinforcing HELP in the Southern Mediterranean region

6 - 7 July 2023 Strasbourg

On the margin of the Council of Europe Programme on Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) annual conference organised on 6 and 7 July 2023 in Strasbourg, 14 professionals of the Southern Mediterranean region (judges, prosecutors, lawyers, law enforcement officers, academics)...

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Regional simulation on the referral of victims of trafficking in human beings:

Towards a victim-centred approach in criminal proceedings

25-29 September 2023 Baeza, Spain

The second regional simulation on referral of victims of human trafficking in the Southern Mediterranean took place from 24 to 29 September 2023 in Antonio Machado Campus in Baeza, Spain, under the title "Towards a victim-centred approach in criminal proceedings". This event was organised by the...

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Protection of personal data

Call for experts : Raising awareness on personal data protection among young people and children

The Council of Europe is launching a call for consultancy services for the development of tools and actions to raise awareness of personal data protection among young people and children. Planned activities in this framework will include the development of projects and tools to raise awareness of...

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Morocco publishes a compendium of national case law on combating human trafficking


At the beginning of June 2023, the National Commission for the Coordination of Measures to Combat and Prevent Trafficking in Human Beings of the Kingdom of Morocco and the Council of Europe published an Arabic version of a compendium of national case law on combating trafficking in human beings....

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Second regional conference of the South-Mediterranean Network of Justice Inspection Services

3 - 4 July 2023 TAGHAZOUT, MOROCCO

The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ), in collaboration with the European Network of Justice Inspections Services (RESIJ) and the High Council of the Judiciary of the Kingdom of Morocco, organised the second regional conference of the South-Mediterranean Network of Justice...

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