Podcast: Conference on smuggling of migrants

Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland warned today against the dual problems of smuggling and human trafficking.

Podcasts: Challenges facing journalists when covering terrorism

In these podcast interviews, contributors to a conference on the role of media in confronting terrorism, discuss some of the key challenges facing journalists in their coverage of violent incidents.

Podcast: effective human rights education for democratic citizenship

In this podcast, Yulia Pererva, looks ahead to a three-day conference on the Future of Citizenship and Human Rights Education in Europe, which opens in Strasbourg on 20 June.

Podcast: Ambassador Tomáš Boček on Europe and migration

In this podcast, ahead of his fact-finding mission to Serbia and Hungary this week, Ambassador Bocek discusses Europe’s real migration numbers, the projections for this year, how states are responding to the newcomers and whether it is possible to take migration out of increasingly toxic political debates.

Podcast: Two hundred and fifty years of free speech in Sweden – celebrations and challenges

This podcast, featuring a historian, a diplomat, free expression expert Mélody Patry and the Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks, explores the evolution of free speech in the country and the challenges it faces now from creeping censorship and “fake news.”