Jandarma Genel Komutanlığı personeli için "İnsan Hakları ve Göç" ve "Göçmen Çocuklara Çocuk Dostu Bilgi Nasıl Aktarılır" konulu eğitim düzenlendi

18-20 Eylül 2023 Antalya

“İnsan Hakları ve Göç" ve "Göçmen Çocuklara Çocuk Dostu Bilgi Nasıl Aktarılır” konulu eğitim programının ilk turu 18-20 Eylül 2023 tarihleri arasında Antalya'da gerçekleştirildi. 3 gün süren eğitim, "Türkiye'de Göç Bağlamında İnsan Haklarının Korunmasının Güçlendirilmesi" başlıklı Avrupa...

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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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For your rights, towards European standards: EU and Council of Europe to continue supporting reform processes in Serbia

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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Impact of hate speech in public discourse debated in Pristina

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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MEDIA ADVISORY / High level conference “Hate speech in public discourse” to be held in Pristina

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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Survey on media literacy among preschool children in Serbia provides important insight

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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MEDIA ADVISORY: For your rights, towards European standards: First Meeting of the Horizontal Facility Beneficiary Steering Committee

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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Media Regulatory Authority in Serbia empowered for impactful outreach on media literacy

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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Göç Bağlamında Çocuk Koruma Eğitimlerinin ilk oturumu Ankara’da gerçekleşti

6-8 Eylül 2023 Ankara

Göç Bağlamında Çocuk Koruma konulu eğitim programının ilk oturumu 6-8 Eylül 2023 tarihlerinde Ankara’da gerçekleşti. 3 gün süren eğitim, Avrupa Birliği – Avrupa Konseyi ortak projesi “Türkiye’de Göç Bağlamında İnsan Haklarının Korunmasının Güçlendirilmesi” çerçevesinde düzenlendi. T.C. İçişleri...

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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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Quality education for all Serbia – second Steering Committee meeting held in Belgrade

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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Young European Ambassadors in the forefront of the fight against hate speech

31 August 2023 Online

The new generation of the Young European Ambassadors continues to play a fundamental role in the fight against hate speech in the Western Balkan and the Eastern Partnership regions. In a series of online workshops, more than 50 Young Eurоpean Ambassadors completed the training programme on...

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Avukatların afet durumlarında toplumsal cinsiyete duyarlı adli yardıma ilişkin farkındalıkları artırılıyor

5 Eylül 2023 çevrimiçi eğitim

"Kadınların adalete erişimi" başlıklı Hukukçular için İnsan Hakları Eğitimi (HELP) kursu, "Türkiye'de Kadınların Adalete Erişiminin Desteklenmesi" projesinin ilk fazında, 2022 yılında, tercüme edilip ulusal bağlama uyarlanmıştır. Projenin ikinci fazında ise (“Türkiye’de Kadınların Adalete...

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Discussing minority protection and kin states engagement in Serbia

4 September 2023 Belgrade

A scoping paper on kin-states’ engagement and its impact on the protection of national minorities, with particular reference to Serbia, was presented during the Annual Summer School on National Minorities in Border Regions of the European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI), on 30 September in...

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Schools in Bosnia and Herzegovina take another step in becoming resource centers for democratic school culture

28 August 2023 Sarajevo

The joint European Union/Council of Europe action “Quality education for all” continues to support schools across Bosnia and Herzegovina to become resource centers for democratic culture. From 21 to 24 August the action organised parallel activities for students as well as members of school...

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"Leave a Trace" caravan travelled to Kavadarci to engage youth for an equal society

23 AUGUST Kavadarci

The main square in Kavadarci was the main scene where the fifth of the series of events “Come and tell your story - Leave a mark” took place to raise awareness for an equal and diverse society. Representatives of the central and local government, met with youth but also local residents to...

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Assessment on economic vitality and sustainability of the audio-visual media industry in the digital environment in North Macedonia reveals important findings

25 August 2023 Skopje

The media have a particular role in the process of democratic, cultural, social, and economic development for every society, which is why the adoption, and the appropriate implementation of media public policy bears crucial relevance. The latest “Assessment: Economic vitality and sustainability...

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Call for tenders: Purchase of consultancy services for development of the second phase of the Software for appointment of ex-officio lawyers for the Bar Association of North Macedonia

24 August 2023 North Macedonia

Within the framework of the joint European Union/Council of Europe programme “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Türkiye”, the Council of Europe is currently implementing the action on Towards a Consolidated and More Efficient Free Legal Aid (FLA) System in North Macedonia. In that...

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"Leave a Trace" caravan in Ohrid calls on youth to be active actors to fight discrimination and hate speech in their local communities


The traveling caravan “Tell us your story - Leave a Trace” visited Ohrid this weekend, to talk to young people about the fight against discrimination and the need to build a society of equal opportunities. Public officials, activists, youth, local residents and tourists gathered in the park near...

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Public discussions on amendments to the Law on the Right to Trial Within Reasonable Time organised as a part of Serbia’s effort to execute the group of cases Kacapor and others

5 August 2023 Serbia

The joint European Union and Council of Europe action „Strengthening human rights protection in Serbia“ supported the Ministry of Justice of Serbia in organising roundtables as a part of the public discussion process aimed at adopting amendments to the Law on the Right to Trial Within Reasonable...

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