Podcast: Europe must remain united to fight racial discrimination

In this podcast, Christian Ahlund, chair of the European Commission Against Racism and Intolerance, appeals for unity across Europe to fight racial discrimination.

Podcast: Alice Shaw – Why I want to win the European Prize for Eloquence

In this podcast, Alice Shaw gives an insight into her motivation, ahead of her winning contribution to this week’s European Prize for Eloquence.

Podcast: Bioethics and Europe’s brave new world of “designer” babies

In this podcast, European patient organisation representative Cor Oosterwijk, discusses the vexed question of how new genetic technologies should be used in human reproduction.

Podcast: Paola Profeta – Why women won’t wait for a “gradualist approach” to gender inclusion

In this podcast, Professor Paola Profeta explains why women, now better educated than men across Europe, cannot accept a “gradualist approach” to gender inclusion.

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.”