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Empowering Women in Democratic Processes -CoE dys presentation

Empowering Women in Democratic Processes -CoE dys presentation



DEMYC Study Session: “Empowering Women in Democratic Processes”

DEMYC Study Session: “Empowering Women in Democratic Processes”
21-25 June, Prague – Czech Republic



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    • The Council of Europe and its Youth Sector
    • Council of Europe
    • Council of Europe
      • 47 member states
        • 800 million Europeans
          • Founded in 1949
            • Based in Strasbourg
    • Key Values
      • Human Rights
      • Democracy
      • Rule of Law
    • CoE - 47 member states EU - 27 member states CoE is not EU
    • Key bodies of the Council of Europe
      • Committee of Ministers
      • Parliamentary Assembly
      • The Congress of Local and
      • Regional Authorities of Europe
      • European Court of Human Rights
      • Secretariat General
    • Abridged Council of Europe’s Secretariat Secretary General (Terry Davis) DG Democracy Political Affairs DG Legal Affairs DG Human Rights DG III Social Cohesion DG IV Education Culture Heritage Y Y o o u u t t h h & & S S p p o o r r t t DG Administration & Logistics Directorate of Youth & Sport Y Y o o u u a a r r e e h h e e r r e e ! ! Directorate of School, Out of School and Higher Education Directorate of Culture and Cultural and Natural Heritage
    • Framework Cultural Convention
      • Contribute to safeguarding and promoting common cultural heritage in Europe
      • 47 CoE member states plus 2 non-member states, Belarus and the Holy See.
    • Aim of the Directorate of Youth
      • Providing young people and policy makers with learning opportunities in order to build youth policy and youth work throughout Europe.
    • COMMITTEE OF MINISTERS (supreme decision-making body) EUROPEAN STEERING COMMITTEE FOR YOUTH (CDEJ) (governmental partners) ADVISORY COUNCIL ON YOUTH (CCJ) (non-governmental partners) JOINT COUNCIL ON YOUTH (CMJ) (co-managed central political Body) PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE ON YOUTH (CPJ) (executive Body of CMJ)
    • Priority Programmes of Youth Sector 2006-2009 Human rights education and intercultural dialogue Youth participation and democratic citizenship Social cohesion and inclusion of young people Youth policy development
    • Priority Programmes of Youth Sector 2010-2012 Human rights and democracy Living together in diverse societies Social inclusion of young people Policy approaches and instruments benefiting young people and children
    • Instruments I European Youth Foundation
      • Set up in 1972 to provide financial support for international youth activities carried out by youth organisations.
      • The EYF may contribute to the financing of the following activities:
      • International youth meetings ;
      • Youth activities other than meetings;
      • Administration of international non-governmental youth organisations and networks;
      • Pilot projects
    • Instruments II European Youth Centres
      • Budapest and Strasbourg
      • Study sessions, Training courses, Seminars, Symposia, Forums
      • plenary rooms with interpretation, small working rooms, computers with internet access, bedrooms, kitchen, leisure facilities
      • Diversity, Human Rights and Participation
      • http://alldifferent-allequal.info
      Instruments III European Youth Campaign 2006/2007
    • Instruments IV Partnerships
      • Partnership programme between the European Commission and the Council of Europe in the field of youth
      • ERYICA – youth information and counselling
      • European Network of Youth Centres
      • Partial Agreement with the European Youth Card Association (EYCA)
    • Instruments V Publications
      • COMPASS – Human Rights Education
      • COMPASITO – HRE for Children
      • Companion – Campaign Guide
      • Gender Matters – Gender-Based Violence
      • Charter Manual – Participation
      • T-Kits
    • Intercultural learning Working with multipliers Young people as a resource Human rights approach Youth Participation Quality Co-management Values and principles in the Directorate of Youth and Sport’s activities
    • Challenges faced by the DYS
      • Language as a barrier for the inclusion of all young people
      • Reaching non organised youth
      • Lack of mobility in Europe (visas)
      • Building bridges between excluded communities
      • Opening to young people outside Europe
      • More work with disabled young people
    • More information
      • http://www.coe.int/youth
      • http://www.training-youth.net
      • http://alldifferent-allequal.info