French experience shared with Montenegrin counterparts

12 - 14 September 2022 Paris

Members of the national Ethics Committee and of ethical bodies in public and private universities of Montenegro visited Paris for an advanced training in ethics in higher education. The visit took place on 12-14 September 2022 and included a delegation of 10 individuals. IIEP-UNESCO...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Results of the “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey 2019 - 2022” to be presented tomorrow

27 September 2022 Budva

The Regional Closing Conference of the joint programme of the European Union and Council of Europe “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey 2019 - 2022” will take place on 27 - 28 September, in the Hotel Avala in Budva, Montenegro, starting from 09:30 CET. Opening remarks will be...

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Primary school children from Nis learned how to "Block the hatred. Share the love!”

23 September 2022 Nis

Children from the Primary School “Radoje Domanovic“ in Nis had an opportunity today to better understand the importance of countering hate speech, racism, and discrimination. They took part in a workshop organised as part of the joint campaign of the European Union and the Council of Europe,...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Workshop for primary school children "Block the hatred. Share the love!”

21 September 2022 Niš

A workshop for children aiming to explain to them the importance of countering hate speech, racism, and discrimination, will be held on Friday, 23 September, 2022, from 10.00 to 12.30, at the Primary School “Radoje Domanović“, Generala Milojka Lešjanina 49a, Niš. Within this event, that is a part...

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Civil society organisations receiving grants from the European Union and Council of Europe start activities to increase awareness on women’s access to justice in Türkiye

21 September 2022 Türkiye

Four civil society organisations (CSOs) - Soroptimist International of Turkey, the Foundation for Women’s Solidarity, The Association of Solidarity with Syrian Refugees in Izmir and Flying Broom Foundation- kicked off their activities targeting women and legal professionals in Türkiye to increase...

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Белград е домаќин на регионална конференција за борба против трговијата со луѓе со цел трудова експлоатација, слушнати се сведочења од жртви

20 СПЕТЕМВРИ 2022 БЕЛГРАД

На регионалната конференција која започна денес во Белград, Европската Унија и Советот на Европа ја истакнаа важноста од препознавање на факторите на ризик за трговија со луѓе со цел трудова експлоатација и развивањето на конзистентни стратегии за превенција. Повеќе од 100 учесници од Босна и...

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How to improve inter-agency co-operation to support women’s access to justice

PRESS RELEASE: European Union/Council of Europe joint action on fostering women’s access to justice in Turkey

19 September 2022 DIYARBAKIR

Women and men do not have equal opportunities or conditions when they need to seek justice. Access to information and support mechanisms, as well as legal aid and assistance, play a vital role in eliminating obstacles for women and empowering them to exercise their rights as equal citizens....

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„Анализа на податоци за говор на омраза и злосторства од омраза“ беше промовирана во Скопје

14 септември 2022 СКОПЈЕ

Клучни партнери, корисници, институции и граѓански организации присуствуваа на јавната презентација на „Анализа на податоци за говорот на омраза и злосторства од омраза“ која беше подготвена во рамки на проектот „Промоција на разноликоста и еднаквоста во Северна Македонија“, во рамките на...

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Quality education for all – 20 mentor schools prepared for evaluation of new schools and self-evaluation

14 - 15 September 2022 Serbia

40 educational professionals from 20 mentor schools received on 14 – 15 September a training in order to prepare and carry out self-evaluation and evaluation of 39 new project schools that joined the action “Quality education for all” in 2019. The training, organised within this joint European...

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СООПШТЕНИЕ ЗА МЕДИУМИТЕ: Kонференција „Борба против трговијата со луѓе за трудова експлоатација во Европа: стандарди, реалност и нови стратегии за акција“ која ќе се одржи во Белград

16 септември 2022 Белград

Конференцијата „Борба против трговијата со луѓе за трудова експлоатација во европа: стандарди, реалност и нови стратегии за акција“ ќе се одржи во вторник и среда, 20 и 21 септември 2022, во хотелот Мона Плаза (сала Доњи Дорчол, 1 кат) ул. Цар Урош 62-64, во Белград. Воведни говори ќе бидат...

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Fourth multi-stakeholder meeting aimed at supporting women's access to justice in Diyarbakır

MEDIA ADVISORY: Women's access to justice to be discussed in Diyarbakir

15 September 2022 DIYARBAKIR

The fourth multi-stakeholder meeting to discuss challenges and possible solutions to ensuring women’s equal access to justice will take place at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Diyarbakır from 09.45 to 17.00 on Monday 19 September 2022, as a part of the European Union and Council of Europe’s joint...

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Здравствени работници во Северна Македонија го верификуваа Краткиот водич за идентификување и поддршка на жртвите на трговија со луѓе

13 септември 2022 Скопје

Проектот „Спречување и борба против трговијата со луѓе во Северна Македонија“ во соработка со Институтот за јавно здравје и организациите од граѓанскиот сектор Отворена Порта и Центарот за истражување и креирање на политики, коавторски произведе Краток водич за здравствени работници за...

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Quality education for all: Presentation of the “Guidelines for integration of Reference Framework of Competences in selected subjects of national curricula” held in Belgrade

8 September 2022 Belgrade

Publication “Guidelines for integration of RFCDC in selected subjects of national curricula” of primary and secondary cycles of education, developed under joint European Union/Council of Europe “Quality education for all” action, was presented today in Belgrade. Guidelines were prepared by...

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PRESS RELEASE

Pupils from all over Bosnia and Herzegovina gather in Konjic to condemn hate speech and bullying

25 August 2022 Konjic

More than 100 primary and secondary school pupils and teachers from all over Bosnia and Herzegovina gathered at the old bridge of Konjic on 23 and 24 August to raise awareness of hate speech and bullying and to promote the fight against them. The secondary school pupils performed a dance...

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An awareness raising activity against hate speech, part of the “Block the hatred. Share the love.” campaign in Bosnia and Herzegovina

MEDIA ADVISORY: Block the hatred. Dance for love!

headline 23 August 2022 Konjic

A dance flash-mob to spread the message of love and diversity, involving pupils of secondary schools from all over Bosnia and Herzegovina and an open discussion on hate speech will take place in Konjic on the Old Bridge, on Tuesday, 23 August 2022 from 18:00 to 19:30. As part of the joint...

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Bosnia and Herzegovina adopts LGBTI Action Plan developed with the support of European Union and Council of Europe

2 August 2022 Sarajevo

The Council of Ministers adopted last week the LGBTI Action Plan for Bosnia and Herzegovina 2021 - 2024 aiming to improve the situation with human rights and freedoms of LGBTI persons in the country. This is the first Action Plan of the kind; it was developed with the support of the European...

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Sensitised treatment of LGBTI prisoners in correctional institutions

26 - 27 July 2022 Igman

25 participants of prison staff from different parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as the Ministries of Justice and Human Rights and refugees, strengthened their knowledge and capacities during the education on the topic of treatment of LGBTI persons with an additional focus on transgender...

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Call for tenders: Purchase of services for conducting a survey on discrimination patterns in Montenegro and drafting its analytical report

28 July 2022 Montenegro

Within the framework of the joint European Union/Council of Europe programme “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey 2019-2022”, the Council of Europe is currently implementing the action on Promotion of diversity and equality in Montenegro. In that context, it is looking for a...

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The Steering Committee on preventing and combating human trafficking in Bosnia and Herzegovina held its sixth meeting

12 July 2022 Sarajevo

The authorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina reiterated their commitment to improve the domestic response to human trafficking and the protection of and assistance to the victims, in line with the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings, at the sixth meeting of the...

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PRESS RELEASE: Strategic Plan 2022-2026 of the Commissioner for Protection from Discrimination presented

20 July 2022 Tirana

The Strategic Plan 2022-2026 of the Commissioner for Protection from Discrimination (CPD) was presented today in Tirana. The aim of the four-year Strategic Plan is to contribute to a society that will become more inclusive, void of discrimination, and safe for the most vulnerable groups, and that...

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