Ensuring sustainable democratic governance and human rights in the Southern Mediterranean is not just the name of the third phase of the South Programme for the period 2018-2020, but it is also its core mission.
Since 2012, the South Programme, financed by the European Union and the Council of Europe and implemented by the latter, has been working with Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia and Palestine* to ensure the respect for human rights and the rule of law, and enhance democratic governance in accordance with international and European standards.
Regional conference on “Building democratic security in the Mediterranean: common challenges, shared responsibility”Dubrovnik 6 November 2018
A regional parliamentary conference was held on 6 November 2018 in Dubrovnik, Croatia with the...
The role and place of independent bodies in a democratic state: 6th intercultural workshop of democracyTunis 13-14 November 2018
The Venice Commission, in co-operation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Tunisia, is...
Paris 20 September 2018
The regional conference on preventing and combating violence against women "Legislative advances...
* This designation shall not be construed as recognition of a State of Palestine and is without prejudice to the individual positions of Council of Europe and European Union member States on this issue.