Video: Lisbon hosts Intercultural Cities ‘milestone’ celebrations

The Intercultural Cities network hosts its 10th anniversary event in the Portuguese capital, to take stock of its achievements and to look forward to future progress.

Committee of Ministers names shortlist of candidates to succeed Nils Muižnieks

A shortlist of candidates to succeed Nils Muižnieks as Commissioner for Human Rights, has been submitted today by the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers to the organisation’s Parliamentary Assembly.

Italy: European Court hears Silvio Berlusconi’s human rights complaint

The Grand Chamber hearing in the case Berlusconi v. Italy (no. 58428/13) follows on from the 28 November 2012 Anticorruption Act (law no. 190 of 6 November 2012, named the “Severino Law” after the Minister of Justice) which entered into force.

Muižnieks reveals Balkans region reconcialiation fears

Mounting ethnic division and polarisation is overtaking reconciliation in the Balkans, according to the Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks.

Slovakia: Custody battle leads to human rights breach

A Slovak father has been awarded €15,000 by Strasbourg judges, who accepted that a child custody battle had led to a breach of his human rights.