Thorbjørn Jagland: Let’s celebrate rather than caricature the European Court of Human Rights

In an article in the New York Times, Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland, outlines how a “breakdown in the postwar consensus that accepted international law as a fair price for peace and prosperity,” is affecting the work and reputation of the European court.

Podcast: Valeriu Nicolae – Why I must speak out against violence against women within Roma communiites

Speaking on 12 December, at the start of a two-day conference to discuss violence against women and chimldren, early, child or forced marriage and human trafficking, as they affect Roma people, Nicolae said these concerns “needed to be addressed” but admitted that they might have been avoided out of “a lack of expertise” or “cowardice.”

European Law Students’ Association (ELSA) webinar on migration law

This evening, Council of Europe experts and representatives of the European Law Students’ Association (ELSA), will discuss migration law, in a special one hour webinar.

Video: Stop anti-Semitism!

Today the Council of Europe’s No Hate Speech Movement is organising an action day under the slogan “Stop Antisemitism!” to help counter hate speech towards Jewish people.

Podcast: World Forum For Democracy 2016 – An end to Radio Bla Bla

In this podcast, the introduction of live radio broadcasts at this year’s World Forum For Democracy, is the prelude to a wider discussion with Fatou Jagne Senghor, on how community radio is being used for the promotion of gender equality and human rights in Senegal.