Assembly urges governments to reduce Wifi and mobile phone school use

According to the Parliamentary Assembly committee, governments should “reconsider the scientific basis for the present electromagnetic fields exposure standards set by the International Commission on Non-Ionising Radiation Protection.

Video: Roma mediator programme

The Council of Europe’s October 2010 Strasbourg Declaration put in place the training programme which has now dispatched mediators to 15 European countries.

Assembly welcomes Armenia prison release

The Parliamentary Assembly’s co-rapporteurs for Armenia, John Prescott and Alex Fischer are encouraged by “positive developments and the constructive attitude of both authorities and opposition.”

Video: Protecting privacy

In the first of two interviews, expert Sophie Kwasny makes the case for modernising the Data Protection Convention (Convention 108) and explains the risks of surrendering privacy in the ‘age of sharing.’

Stronger protection needed for regional or minority languages in Germany

Germany should adopt specific legislation to ensure that the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages is implemented in practice.