Germany: Judges reject building company’s human rights complaint against social welfare contribution

Judges have ruled that a German company’s obligation to participate in a the construction industry’s social welfare fund did not breach European human rights law.

Council of Europe to launch new convention for improved stadia security and safety

A new international treaty aimed at ensuring that football and other sports events take place in secure, welcoming and safe environments, will soon be opened for signature.

France: Anti-corruption experts urge greater compliance with international standards

Only two of 11 anti-corruption recommendations made by European experts, have been introduced in France, according to a new Council of Europe report.

Ukraine: Court gives backing to media free expression complaint

Newspaper criticism of a spokeswoman for former Prime Minister Victor Yanukovych, should not have resulted in legal action against the publishing company.

Podcast: Gender equality and men as feminists

In this podcast, Max, from Ukraine, discusses the idea of men as feminists.