Public call for the media, chambers of commerce, trade unions and employers’ associations for organising a public awareness campaign on the consequences of using services of 'Trafficking in Human Beings' victims in North Macedonia

29 September 2023 North Macedonia

Within the framework of the European Union/Council of Europe "Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey III" - action on “Strengthening anti-trafficking action in North Macedonia”, the Council of Europe is launching a call for 2 grants (up to 15,000 euro per grant ) that is to be...

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Increasing lawyers’ skills on gender responsive legal aid in Türkiye

30 September 2023 online kick-off meeting

A total of 273 (161 women and 112 men) legal aid lawyers from six bar associations (Bursa, Hatay, Kahramanmaraş, Adıyaman, Tunceli and Malatya) participated in the kick-off event of the second round of the Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) course on "Access to justice for...

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Unapređenje kapaciteta crnogorskog pravosuđa i policije za analizu transakcija kriptovaluta i identifikaciju tipologija pranja novca

25 - 27. septembar 2023. Budva

U saradnji sa Evropskom unijom i Savjetom Evrope i uz podršku Ministarstva unutrašnjih poslova Crne Gore, organizovana je trodnevna obuka za policiju i tužioce od 25. do 27. septembra 2023. godine. Fokus obuke bio je na istrazi i oduzimanju kriptovaluta i digitalne imovine koja potiče iz pranja...

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Challenges in the Free Legal Aid system discussed at the International Scientific Conference in Shtip

28-29 September 2023 Shtip, North Macedonia

The 10th International Scientific Conference was held at the University of “Goce Delchev” - Shtip gathering around 80 professors, researchers, scholars and practitioners to discuss several topics concerning the social changes in the global world. A separate Panel on Free Legal Aid was held in the...

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Raising the capacities of penitentiary staff in North Macedonia through the development of a structured training system

28-29 September 2023 North Macedonia

A particular focus of the EU and Council of Europe joint support in North Macedonia is to assist public authorities in enhancing the prison reform, as well as the protection of prisoners’ human rights. In this framework the final draft of Prison Staff Training Strategy and a relevant Programme...

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U Crnoj Gori publikovane informativne brošure i materijali, sa ciljem podizanja svijesti građana i građanki o radu državnog tuđžilaštva, medijatora i Centra za obuku u sudstvu i državnom tužilaštvu

29. septembar 2023. Crna Gora

Uz podršku zajedničkog projekta Evropske unije i Savjeta Evrope „Osnaživanje odgovornosti u pravosudnom sistemu i unapređenje prava žrtava u Crnoj Gori“, nedavno su objavljene, štampane i distribuirane informativne brošure i lifleti o radu državnih tužilaca/državnih tužiteljki i...

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National Co-ordination Body in North Macedonia discusses the new Law on court expertise and its impact on the functioning of the Free Legal Aid system

27 September 2023 Skopje

The 13th meeting of the National Co-ordination Body for the implementation of the Law on Free Legal Aid (NCB) in North Macedonia, took place in Skopje to discuss the progress and important challenges regarding the implementation of Free Legal Aid system in North Macedonia. Organised in the...

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Agency for Treatment of Property in Albania capacitated to implement new legislation

September 21-22, 2023 Korça

In the framework of the EU and Council of Europe continuous assistance to relevant public authorities in Albania to further align the legislation and practice in the field of property rights with the European Court of Human Rights standards, a two-day workshop was organised in Korça with the...

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Training on “Human rights and migration” and “How to convey children-friendly information to migrant children” held in Antalya

18 - 20 September 2023 Antalya

The first round of the training programme on “Human rights and migration” and “How to convey children-friendly information to migrant children” was held in Antalya between 18-20 September 2023. The 3-day training was organised in the framework of the joint European Union/Council of Europe action...

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Medical and psycho-social staff capacitated to develop multi-disciplinary treatment plans for forensic patients

19-20 September 2023 Tirana

24 professionals from 5 prisons of Albania and representatives from the Directorate General of Prison Administration increased their capacities on how to provide in-depth assessment to developing of a multi-disciplinary Individual Treatment Plan. Both medical and psycho-social staff increased...

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People with disabilities in Albania are supported to file complaints on discrimination cases

18-20 September 2023 Tirana, Durrës, Shkodra

Persons with disabilities face discrimination and barriers every day that restrict their full enjoyment of human rights and freedoms. Empowering them to advocate for their rights, and seek redress to their concerns and discrimination cases is essential not only to make their voices heard but also...

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За ваша права у складу са европским стандардима: ЕУ и Савет Европе настављају да подржавају реформске процесе у Србији

20 September 2023 Belgrade

Continuous efforts by the authorities to align with European standards are crucial for improving lives of people in Serbia, and to this end the European Union (EU) and Council of Europe (CoE) will keep supporting the reform processes in Serbia. Thanks to the co-operation with the joint EU/CoE...

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Debata o uticaju govora mržnje u javnom diskursu održana u Prištini

20 September 2023 Pristina

The participants in a high-level conference in Pristina have concluded that: “Hate speech is a form of violence, which should have no place in the public discourse and addressing it requires a multifaceted approach which involves close co-operation between public authorities, local actors, civil...

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NAJAVA ZA MEDIJE / Konferencija „Govor mržnje u javnom diskursu“ biće održana u Prištini

19 September 2023 Pristina

- The conference, titled “Hate speech in public discourse,” will take place on Wednesday, 20 September 2023, starting at 09:30, at the Swiss Diamond Hotel in Pristina, as part of the joint European Union/Council of Europe initiative “Combating Discrimination and Hatred.” The opening remarks will...

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Истраживање о медијској писмености међу предшколцима у Србији пружа важне увиде у њихову интеракцију са дигиталним светом

18 September 2023 Serbia

With the support of the European Union and the Council of Europe and in collaboration with Serbia's Regulatory Authority for Electronic Media (REM), a comprehensive study delving into the media literacy of preschool children has yielded valuable insights, redefining our understanding of how the...

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НАЈАВА ЗА МЕДИЈЕ: За ваша права у складу са европским стандардима: први састанак Управног одбора програма „Horizontal Facility“

18 September 2023 Belgrade

The First Meeting of the Beneficiary Steering Committee of the joint European Union/Council of Europe programme “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Türkiye”, will be held on Wednesday, 20 September 2023, from 9:30h onwards, at the hotel Crowne Plaza (Vladimira Popovića 10). Opening...

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Подршка Регулаторном телу за медије у Србији са циљем промовисања медијске писмености

13 - 14 September 2023 Belgrade

In an ongoing commitment of the European Union and the Council of Europe to bolster the Regulatory Authority for Electronic Media in Serbia (REM) and advance media literacy in alignment with European standards, a two-day training for trainers session was successfully conducted, for the employees...

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Training on child protection in the context of migration organised in Ankara

6 - 8 September 2023 Ankara

The first round of the training programme on Child protection in the context of migration was held in Ankara on 6-8 September 2023. The 3-day training was organised in the framework of the joint European Union/Council of Europe action “Strengthening the human rights protection in the context of...

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Best practices on investigating child trafficking cases for forced begging shared among professionals from North Macedonia and Bosnia and Herzegovina

6 September 2023 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Preventing and combating forced begging, as a form of child trafficking remains an important priority for the authorities in the Western Balkans region where these children may be subject to physical and psychological abuse, cannot attend school and suffer from social injustice. This form of...

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Квалитетно образовање за све у Србији –други састанак Управног одбора одржан у Београду

8 September 2023 Belgrade

Members of the Steering Committee for “Quality education for all” action in Serbia held their second meeting in Belgrade on 7 September 2023. The meeting was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Education, the Institute for Improvement of Education, the Institute for Education Quality...

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