Meeting from January 23rd to 27th, 2017 in Strasbourg, the Conference of INGOs of the Council of Europe brought together some 300 INGO delegates, experts, parliamentarians and permanent representatives of Council of Europe member states who discussed several major issues of concern today :
Other subjects discussed in the thematic committees included “education for active democratic citizenship – its impact in the struggle against radicalisation” with the participation of the First Deputy Mayor of Molenbeek and “Democracy: transparency and sustainable partnership through Open Government Partnership”.
At its plenary meeting on Friday 27 January, the Conference of INGOs adopted the following texts :
The President of the Conference of the INGOs, Anna Rurka, presented her report on the situation of the NGOs (NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS) in the member states of the Council of Europe:
To conclude this synthesis I would resume some notes of introduction in the plenary session of the Conference by:
Anna Ruska, President of the Conference of the INGOs :
Snezana Samardzic-Markovic, Chief Executive Officer of the Democracy ( DGII):
Eladio Fernandez-Galiano, Head of the Service Culture, Nature and Heritage, DGII: