Video: Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland On BBC Hardtalk

Thorbjørn Jagland explains to the BBC programme the decision of the Nobel Committee, of which he is chairman, to award the 2010 peace prize to the imprisoned Chinese human rights activist Liu Xiaobo.

European Bioethics Forum

Some 60 speakers will take part in 14 debates on the end of life, elderly persons’ place in the community and senior citizens’ nutrition and sexuality.

Podcast: Gary Younge Joins ‘Living Together In the 21st Century’ Debate

In his contribution to the general debate, the Guardian newspaper’s United States correspondent Gary Younge gives his views on issues of identity, terrorism, ethnicity, nationality, migration and intercultural dialogue in 21st century Europe.

Thorbjørn Jagland Condems Attacks On Religious Groups

According to the Secretary General, the attacks show how the symbolism of religion is being misused by extreme groups for extreme purposes.

Court Rules Against “Excessive” Obligation On Daily Mirror To Pay “Success Fees” In ‘Naomi Campbell’ Privacy Complaint

The European Court of Human Rights held, unanimously, that there had been no violation of Article 10 (freedom of expression and information) of the European Convention on Human Rights, as regards Mgn Limited’s complaint related to private life. It also declared there had been A violation of Article 10 of the Convention as regards the “success fees” Mgn Limited had to pay.