The Federation for Education in Europe (FEDE) is an International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO) endowed with participatory status with the Council of Europe (47 member states and over 800 million citizens). More specifically, the FEDE is a member of the Conference of INGOs, the voice and representative of civil society before the Council of Europe.
The leading human rights defence organisation in Europe, the Council of Europe ensures the primacy of the law, political stability and the promotion of cultural identity in Europe in all its various forms.
The FEDE promotes the European spirit and the values of Europe. It promotes ideas pertaining to human dignity, tolerance, openness to others, peace, human rights, solidarity and democracy.
The FEDE actively participates in structuring a vast common European space for higher education, contributes to European developments in terms of education, and facilitates comprehensibility and acknowledgement of the training programmes on an international scale in order to:
- Encourage mobility and exchanges;
- Facilitate mingling and dialogue between different cultures, and;
- Contribute to establishing a genuine sense of European citizenship.