26 Apr 2017 19:39:00
Prokopios Pavlopoulos: representative democracy, the most effective system in protecting human rightsParliamentary Assembly Session Strasbourg 26 April 2017
Representative democracy is a system of governance that is the most effective in protecting human...
26 Apr 2017 16:03:00Commissioner for Human Rights Strasbourg 26 April 2017
“2016 will likely be remembered as a critical turning point for human rights in Europe” said the...
25 Apr 2017 19:00:00
Parliamentary Assembly creates independent external investigation body to look into allegations of corruptionParliamentary Assembly Session Strasbourg 25 April 2017
The Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) today ratified the terms of reference of an...
25 Apr 2017 17:00:00Secretary General Strasbourg 25 April 2017
Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland replied to questions from PACE members in a...
Free expression and media under threat
Populism, fake news and unwarranted interference are just three of the challenges facing journalists in Europe today. What can we do to protect them and thereby safeguard our democracies?