Council of Europe

1st July 2013: Lithuania assumes the Presidency of the European Union

Credibility, growth and transparency: these are the objectives of the Lithuanian Presidency of the European Council. This small country (3.5 million inhabitants) located in northern Europe takes the Presidency of the EU Council for the first time since it joined, in … More

“Journal”: the new weekly web tv magazine of the Council of Europe

The Council of Europe has launched in January a web television weekly magazine dedicated to the work of the Council in the areas of human rights, democracy and rule of law. The objectives of this initiative are to improve understanding … More

Irish Presidency of the European Union: for stability, jobs and growth

The Republic of Ireland holds the Presidency of the European Union since the 1st of January 2013 until the end of June. It takes the helm of Europe at a time of unprecedented crisis, not only economic and financial but … More

Efus at the Council of Europe Conference “Making Diversity work for Cities” – Dublin, 6-8 February 2013

Several cities member of Efus, including Lisbon (PT), Reggio Emilia (IT), Setubal (PT),  Rotterdam (NL) and Belfast (UK) will participate in the conference “Making diversity work for cities”, organised in Dublin on 6 to 8 February 2013 as part of … More

“The justice system alone cannot solve the underlying causes of urban violence” – Efus participated in the 31st Council of Europe Conference of Ministers of Justice in Vienna

    “Responses of justice to urban violence” were at the centre of the 31st Council of Europe Conference of Ministers of Justice, which took place on 19-21 September 2012 in Vienna, Austria. In the light of the unrest and … More

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