Sunday, 20 June 2010

Council of Europe Charter on Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights Education adopted

On 11 May 2010, the Ministers for Foreign Affairs and representatives of the 47 Council of Europe member states adopted Recommendation CM/Rec(2010)7 on the Council of Europe Charter on Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights Education at the 120th Session of the Committee of Ministers.
The Charter – which was developed over a period of several years with wide consultations and is non-binding - will be an important reference point for all of Europe and will be used as a basis for the Council of Europe’s future work in this field in the coming years.