Witness (3) on youth: World Forum for Democracy – the youth antidote to ‘democricide?’

In this video, Irena Guidikova looks ahead to next week’s World Forum for Democracy and discusses how young people can help to revitalise the democratic process.

Witness (2) : Podcast – The “university industry,” the “volunteer lie” and the anger of Europe’s youth

In this podcast, university lecturer Daniel Briggs discusses the discontent and pacification of young people across Europe, in this second installment of this week’s ‘Witness’ series on youth.

United Kingdom: Judges rule against ‘naked rambler’ human rights complaints

A British believer in social nudity who was arrested repeatedly for ‘naked walking,’ has lost his three year battle to prove that national authorities breached his human rights.

Crimea: “Stop attacks on miniorities and journalists and disband self-defence forces,” says Nils Muižnieks

Serious human rights violations and attacks on minorities and journalists in Crimea require urgent action, the Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks declared today.

Witness series – Youth In Europe: How the Council of Europe-EU partnership helps vulnerable young Europeans

“We want to empower young people and bring out their potential,” says Karin Lopatta-Loibl, the European Union’s Directorate General for Education and Culture Youth Policy Officer, in this podcast interview. “We want to see what they need to be autonomous and to live a self-defined autonomous life.”