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Conference on “Education as a human right and a cornerstone for any democratic society”

Yevheniia Kravchuk, Chairperson of the PACE Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media intervened at the conference organised by the UK Parliament, House of Lords, on 15 November 2023.

The Conference was co-chaired by John Howell OBE MP, Chair of the UK Delegation and Vice-President of the PACE and The Earl of Dundee, former Chair of the PACE Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media.

Participants included members of the UK Parliament, House of Lords, House of Commons, the First Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Kyiv, Ukraine, Amnesty International, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, the Director of UK Universities International, and the Council of Europe Education Department.

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In the Spotlight

The committee has completed its report "Threats to media freedom and journalists’ security in Europe". The Assembly, on this basis, adopted its Resolution 2317 (2020), which calls on the member States of the Council of Europe to create an environment conducive to freedom of the media and prevent the misuse of laws or normative provisions that may affect this freedom, without which there is no democracy.

DID YOU KNOW?

In January 2024, Ms Linda Hofstad HELLELAND, Norway (EPP/CD) was elected as Chairperson of the Committee.