Free Ilgar Mammadov now say Schools of Political Studies heads 

The Azerbaijan authorities must immediately release Ilgar Mammadov, Director of the Baku School of Political Studies, following the definitive ruling by the European Court of Human Rights that his arrest and detention since 2013 breached the European Convention on Human Rights.

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Strengthening the regional dimension for the Schools in the South Mediterranean

The Schools of Political Studies of Morocco and Tunisia have joined their forces to develop a regional dimension for the Schools in the South Mediterranean. Two regional seminars have been organised so far. They have become an annual platform for exchanges and debates between civil society activists, academics, and experts in the fields of political science and human rights on key challenges to the consolidation of democratic processes in the region.

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The Association of Schools of Political Studies: a network for democracy in the 21st century

In 2008, an association was created in Stras-bourg to develop the network of Schools of Political Studies in Europe and in the world. Its main objectives are to allow its members to develop their activities, to strengthen their ties beyond any devides and build together democratic societies based on a political culture characterised by pluralism, tolerance and dialogue.

Where do democracy and human rights stand in today's Europe?

Speech by Catherine Lalumière

This question is worth asking in these terms because today, Europe, Greater Europe is going through a period of doubt and questioning, and Europeans, from both West and East are clearly troubled.

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Azerbaijan should immediately release Ilgar Mammadov who was wrongfully imprisoned on politically motivated charges, the Association of Schools of Political Studies of the Council of Europe (ASPS) said today in Budva.
24/03/2015 Statement on Tunisia by ASPS President Catherine Lalumière
The terrorist shootings at the Bardo Museum in Tunis were despicable and barbaric attacks on the democratic institutions and the cultural values of a country which offers real hope for the development of a society based on human rights and justice, former French Minister, Catherine Lalumière, said today.
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