Belgium: Education ministers conference on democracy through education

Speakers at the conference will include Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland, Tibor Navracsics, the EU Commissioner responsible for education and the Ministers of Education from the French, Flemish and German-speaking language communities in Belgium.

Germany: Berlin set to host new Roma Institute for Arts and Culture

“For me, as a dynamic city in the vanguard of global arts and culture, it makes for an excellent choice,” revealed Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland in a statement, marking International Roma Day.

Video: International Roma Day

Ahead of a Strasbourg ceremony this afternoon in honour of the occasion, European Court of Human rights assistant lawyer Oana-Luiza Taba discusses her work, her community and her hopes for the future.

Hungary: Allegations of anti-Roma prejudice in European court spotlight

Next week, Strasbourg judges will consider allegations of anti-Roma prejudicen in their judgement of a human rights complaint against Hungary.

Comment: Thorbjørn Jagland – A European strategy for stronger children’s rights

In this article, the Secretary General sets out his recommendations fro strengthening the rights of children in Europe.