Launch of the South Programme V

1 September 2022

Today marks the start of the fifth phase of the joint European Union-Council of Europe programme "Protecting human rights, the rule of law and democracy through shared standards in the Southern Mediterranean" (South Programme V). The new phase of the regional programme is coordinated by the...

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The 2022 Women Empowerment conference for the protection of girls

27 July 2022 Lisbon

The conference "Protecting girls: reinforcing the Euro-Mediterranean cooperation to protect girls against gender-based violence" took place on 29 June in Lisbon gathering more than 170 participants, experts from civil society, governments, and international organisations, to discuss protection...

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Conclusions of the South Programme regional conference

Building a Common Legal Space: A Decade of Joint Action in the Southern Mediterranean Region

13 July 2022 Tunis

The regional conference of the South Programme "Building a Common Legal Space: A Decade of Joint Action in the Southern Mediterranean Region" was held at Casa Mediterráneo in Alicante, on 8 and 9 June 2022. Held on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the South Programme, the Conference was...

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Regional seminar

Towards a better inclusion of young people in public life

27 June – 1 July 2022 Hammamet, Tunisia

The School of Political Studies of Tunisia organised, within the framework of the South Programme IV, a regional seminar entitled "Inclusion of young people in public life" from 27 June to 1 July 2022 in Hammamet, Tunisia with the participation of experts and young people from seven countries in...

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Morocco - fighting against trafficking in human beings

Training of field professionals in the fight against human trafficking

25 - 26 June 2022 Agadir

On 25 and 26 June 2022, the South Programme supported the organisation of a training course on the fight against human trafficking for field professionals in the Agadir region. The training was organised by Humanité et Inclusion (HI), in collaboration with the French Committee against Modern...

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Countering terrorism and violent extremism: towards a human-rights coordinated approach in the Southern Mediterranean region

22-23 June 2022 Tunis

A regional conference took place on 22-23 June 2022, in Tunis, gathering participants from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia. Measures to combat terrorism and radicalisation must respect and ensure the protection of human rights. To support regional dynamics around the...

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Morocco - Combating violence against women and domestic violence

Strengthening the role of public prosecutors in combating violence against women and domestic violence in Morocco

16-17 June 2022 Tangier

The Council of Europe and the Presidency of the Moroccan Public Prosecution Office organised on 16 and 17 June in Tangier, an activity for the benefit of fifty public prosecutors aimed at strengthening the role of the Public Prosecutor's Office in the fight against violence in against women and...

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Morocco - SNAC 4

Fighting economic crime through inter-institutional cooperation and coordination

14-15 June 2022 Rabat

On 14-15 June 2022, the Council of Europe organised a regional workshop on “Effective inter-institutional cooperation and coordination in preventing and fighting economic crimes”, in Rabat, Morocco. The aim of the regional event was to raise awareness and promote exchanges between relevant...

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Raising children’s awareness of a responsible use of the internet during the International Book and Publishing Fair

02-12 June 2022 Rabat

In partnership with the Ministry of National Education, Preschool and Sports, the Digital Development Agency and the Moroccan Centre for Polytechnic Research and Innovation, awareness-raising workshops were being organised as part of the Espace Maroc Cyberconfiance project, led by national and...

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National certification of the HELP course on "child-friendly justice"

03 June 2022 Rabat

The Council of Europe and its European Human Rights Training Programme for Legal Professionals (HELP), in collaboration with its partners, in particular the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Youth, Culture and Communication, the Royal Gendarmerie and the National Observatory for the Rights of...

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