Podcast : The Euro-Arab Forum and the impact of cultural diversity in Saudi Arabia

In this podcast, Abeer Albedaiwy shares her views on the fifth Euro-Arab Youth Forum Learning and Practicing Citizenship conference, which began today in Strasbourg.

Migration 2013: View from Barcelona

In this podcast, Barcelona’s former Commissioner for Immigration discusses the challenges which confronted the city when its immigrant community rose from 40,000 to 300,000 in just eight years.

Jagland: Migration debate hijacked by extremists on both sides

In Helsinki later today, the Secretary General will argue that “emotions weaken the voice of reason” and will confirm his fear that a continued polarisation of the migration and diversity debate will threaten Europe’s stability and security.

Jagland: Europe must practice what it preaches on multi-culturalism

The Secretary General was in Slovenia to address the theme ‘The Search for a New World Order in the Mediterranean.’ He highlighted the Council of Europe’s ‘Neighbourhood Policy’ as an approach based on respect and consistency and said if such a new world order existed, it should be built on “equity, justice and respect.”

Video boost to diversity project

‘Living Together – Unexpected Friendship,’ – a humourous take on modern life – supports work on living together in diversity and was first screened at last month’s Sarajevo Film Festival.