The Council of Europe turns 70 this year. At the outset it was to be the institutional safeguard agains the horrors that shook Europe and the World in the first half of the 20th century. The main tenants of Human Rights, Democratic Governance and the Rule of Law are as relevant now as they were then.
Just over 40 years ago the Civil Society representatives were able to connect with this important intergovernmental endeavour, now called the Conference of International NGOs (INGOs). And from it stemmed the initiative to create this site for the INGO Dialogue Toolkit in order to be able to address unfinished business, to shift situations from Polarisation to Participation.
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