Podcast: Freedom of expression in the digital age

In this podcast, Charlotte Altenhoener-Dion reviews the main themes to be discussed at a conference on freedom of expression in the digital age, which takes place next week in Cyprus.

Court: Cyprus and Turkey’s cooperation failure led to ineffective murder investigation

The case concerned the killing of Elmas, Zerrin and Eylül Güzelyurtlu, who were shot dead in the Cypriot-Government controlled area of Cyprus on 15 January 2005.

Cyprus launch for new Disability Strategy 2017-2023

“Our focus must be on ability, not disability,” said Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland. “Lawmakers should devise laws and policies which offer persons with disabilities a maximum of autonomy, access to information, education and employment. Our new strategy shows the way forward.”

Nicosia hosts ‘Securing Democracy through Education’ conference

An international conference opens today in Nicosia to promote the strengthening of democracy through education across the Council of Europe’s 47 member states. Ministers of Education from state parties to the European Cultural Convention will take part in the two-day …

Nils Muižnieks: Cyprus should enhance refugee protection and alleviate effects of austerity measures on human rights

A new human rights report on Cyprus, from Nils Muižnieks, the Commissioner for Human Rights, urges the country’s authorities to enhance refugee protection and alleviate effects of austerity measures on human rights.