Turkey: Secretary General Jagland meets with international journalist associations to discuss media freedom

Representatives of the eight partner organisations of the Council of Europe Platform for the Safety of Journalists have held talks on media freedom in Turkey with Secretary General, Thorbjørn Jagland.

Podcast: “Creating the new normal” – Channel Four’s Ramy El-Bergamy on disability rights and diversity in the media

“It’s really important to create a culture of normality when it comes to disability,” says the British tv expert. “The UK is 20% disabled and they are not represented enough on screen.”

Podcast: How are Europe’s teachers coping with the migration crisis?

In a wide-ranging interview, Pestalozzi Programme pedagogical consultant Pascale Mompoint-Gaillard says teachers “are in great need of methods” and the iopportunity to share good practice with other education professionals.

New assessment report on European judicial systems

Today, The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) outlines the main trends observed in 45 European countries and Israel in its latest annual survey. It also launches a new interactive database accessible to the public.

Russia: Thorbjørn Jagland disappointed at International Memorial’s inclusion in foreign agents list

“Today’s decision by the Russian Justice Ministry to include the Moscow-based NGO International Historical and Human Rights Society ‘Memorial’ into the ‘foreign agents registry’ is deeply disappointing,” the Secretary General declared.