Title Description Institution Country Level Topics
European Award of Excellence “City of Children”

This award aims to highlight successful projects and encourage their adoption by city councils.

European City Network Cities for Children, initiated by the City of Stuttgart International International Convincing the public, Communication strategy
European Cities Against Child Poverty Network

This EU-wide partnership led by Greater London Enterprise working together with the London Development Agency and the cities of Amsterdam, Budapest, Helsinki and Milan specialises in sharing practical experience and developing practical guides for policy making.

The European Cities Against Child Poverty Network International International Coordination
Democracy and Human Rights Education in Europe

A Europe-wide network of NGOs and other organisations devoted to raise the profile of Education for Democratic Citizenship (EDC) and Human Rights Education (HRE), promote transcultural and transnational cooperation, and enhance the quality of education within these fields.

Democracy and Human Rights Education in Europe (DARE) International International
Human Rights Education Association (HREA)

An international non-governmental organisation that supports Human Rights learning, the training of activists and professionals, the development of educational materials and programming, and community-building through on-line technologies.

Human Rights Education Association (HREA) International International Education and training, Convincing the public
Reports by the Commissioner for Human Rights on country visits

Visits aim at pursuing a direct dialogue with the authorities. After the visit, a report may be published, containing conclusions and relevant recommendations to help redress shortcomings. In 2008, the full cycle of broad-ranging assessment visits was completed. All 47 member states have now been visited for the purpose of a comprehensive human rights appraisal. The Commissioner is currently carrying out more targeted country visits, some of which may relate to crisis situations and human rights in conflict areas.

Council of Europe International International Legal frameworks
Developing indicators to raise awareness of human rights at local and regional level

This report deals with the role of local authorities in implementing Human Rights, develops an appropriate methodology for collecting data and providing analysis in order to identify the problems facing local authorities in their daily work.

Council of Europe & Congress of Local and Regional Authorities (CLRA) International International Convincing the public
European Network of cities for local integration policies for migrants (CLIP)

By encouraging the structured sharing of experiences through the medium of separate city reports and workshops covering four research modules, this network enables local authorities to learn from each other and to deliver a more effective integration policy.

Council of Europe – Congress of Local and Regional Authorities (CLRA), the City of Stuttgart & the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions International International Education and training
Intercultural Cities


Provides information on the Intercultural City Strategy that focuses on the sustainability and effectiveness of the results by including the establishment of partnerships and alliances within each city but also on national and international levels.

Council of Europe & EU, European Commission International International
Council of Europe List of Human Rights Instruments

Provides information regarding the status of all the Treaties relating to Human Rights that have been adopted by the Council of Europe as well as summaries and full texts of the Treaties.

Council of Europe International International, National Legal frameworks
Human rights handbooks: Practical guides to the implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights


Implementing human rights at the national level, namely the right to respect for private and family life, freedom of expression, the right to a fair trial, to property, to liberty and security, to life, the prohibition of torture and freedom of thought.

Council of Europe International International Getting expert advice, Legal frameworks