Podcast: Photographer Lieve Blancquaert’s exhibition kicks-off Belgium’s Committee of Ministers chairmanship

In this podcast, acclaimed photographer and Belgian television star Lieve Blancquaert, discusses her work recording births across the world.

Greece: Degrading and inhuman jail conditions lead to €20,000 award

Degrading and inhuman conditions in a Greek jail have led human rights judges to make an award of more than 20,000 to an Italian prisoner.

France: Court rejects life sentence prisoner’s human rights challenge

The European Court of Human Rights concluded that applicant Pierre Bodein had been afforded sufficient guarantees for him to understand his conviction.

Netherlands: Social rights experts back Conference of European Churches over treatment of irregular migrants

Social rights experts say a large majority of irregular adult migrants in the Netherlands are not offered emergency social assistance, including food, water and clothing.

World Forum For Democracy debate: ‘Generation Internet,’ privacy and online security

In this video, two teenagers discuss their approach to sharing private data via social media, the impact of organised digital literacy programmes and the extent to which they have embraced the digital era, as part of the World Forum for Democracy ‘un-conference’ entitled : ‘Young citizens – Unlocking the freedom versus security debate.’