The Council of Europe Human Rights Day brings together leading expert speakers to discuss the Council of Europe’s impact on human rights in Finland. You can participate in the public event for free and no registration is required. However, you need to register for the expert seminar in advance.
How can the Council of Europe better take Finnish civil society into account?
The visibility of the Council of Europe among its 700 million citizens the 46 member states is a talking point. How can it ensure that its work in enhancing human rights, democracy and rule of…Read more »
Why is the Council of Europe needed today, Deputy Secretary General Bjørn Berge?
We asked the Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Bjørn Berge, why Europe’s oldest cooperation organization, founded in 1949, is still needed and how its activities benefit Finnish citizens. This year the work…Read more »
The work of the Council of Europe in an era of multiple crises
The Council of Europe was established in 1949 to defend and protect human rights, democracy and the rule of law. Its work is more important than ever in an era of multiple crises, which seems…Read more »
Come and participate!
The event offers perspectives for everyone. The programme features an expert seminar and an event for the public.
In 2023, the Council of Europe Human Rights Day will be held in the City of Turku.