Viewpoint: Tatia Chkhenkeli’s World Forum for Democracy report – “Education is an act of love”

In her first bulletin from this year’s World Forum for Democracy, Tatia Chkhenkeli reports from the opening session’s discussion on ‘Learning by doing – From preaching to practicing democracy.’

World Forum for Democracy 2016

Today, the three-day World Forum for Democracy gets underway with speeches from Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg and French Minister of Education, Higher Education and Research Najat Vallaud-Belkacem.

Video: An expert’s guide to Russian sculptor Vadim Sidur

Twentieth anniversary celebrations of Russia’s accession to the Council of Europe were headlined in October by an exhibition of the works of noted sculptor Vadim Sidur.

Podcast: Moein Hosseini – ‘From Tehran to Stockholm – My refugee story’

In this podcast, Iranian Moein Hosseini talks frankly about his flight from Tehran to Stockholm as a teenager and the three-year journey from school to his new life as a documentary film-maker and refugee rights activist in Sweden.

Podcast: “Creating the new normal” – Channel Four’s Ramy El-Bergamy on disability rights and diversity in the media

“It’s really important to create a culture of normality when it comes to disability,” says the British tv expert. “The UK is 20% disabled and they are not represented enough on screen.”