Some interesting reading for the Sunday debates :

Building inclusive democracy through Human Rights :

Hammarberg, T. (2007, June). Power and empowerment - the interdependence of democracy and human rights. Directorate general of democracy and political affairs, Council of Europe conference ‘Power and empowerment - the interdependence of democracy and human rights’. Retrieved from Council of Europe website:
http://www.coe.int/t/dgap/forum-democracy/activities/forum sessions/2007/ID6036-Forum2007-Power and empowerment FINAL.pdf

Council of Europe, European Court of Human Rights. (1950). European convention on human rights, as amended by protocols nos. 11 and 14. Retrieved from Council of Europe website:
http://www.echr.coe.int/NR/rdonlyres/D5CC24A7-DC13-4318-B457-5C9014916D7A/0/CONVENTION_ENG_WEB.pdf

United Nations, (1948). The universal declaration of human rights. Retrieved from website:
http://www.un.org/en/documents/udhr/index.shtml

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, (1976). International covenant on civil and political rights. Retrieved from website:
http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/ccpr.htm

United Nations Development Programme (2000) Inclusive Democracy Secures Rights. UNDP Human Development Report 2000: Human rights and human development. Pages 56-72. Retrieved from website: http://hdr.undp.org/en/media/hdr_2000_ch3.pdf

Building inclusive democracy through media:

Council of Europe, Committee of Ministers. (2012). Recommendation of the Committee of Ministers to member states on public service media governance [CM/Rec(2012)1]. Retrieved from website: https://wcd.coe.int/ViewDoc.jsp?id=1908265

Council of Europe, Committee of Ministers (2011). Recommendation of the Committee of Ministers to member States on a new notion of media [CM/Rec(2011)7].Retrieved from website:
https://wcd.coe.int/ViewDoc.jsp?id=1835645&Site=CM

Council of Europe, Group of Specialists on Public Service Media in the Information Society. (2009). Contribution of public service media in promoting social cohesion and integrating all communities and generations. Retrieved from Council of Europe website:
http://www.coe.int/t/dghl/standardsetting/media/Doc/H-Inf(2009)5_en.pdf

Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe, The Representative on Freedom of the Media, International Mechanism for Promoting Freedom of Expression. (2010). Joint declaration on freedom of expression and the Internet. Retrieved from website: http://www.osce.org/fom/78309

Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe, International Mechanism for Promoting Freedom of Expression. (2010). Tenth anniversary joint declaration: Ten key challenges to freedom of expression in the next decade. Retrieved from website: http://www.osce.org/fom/41439

Building inclusive democracy with women:

Council of Europe, Committee of Ministers. (2003). Recommendation of the committee of ministers to member states on balanced participation of women and men in political decision making [Rec(2003)3]. Retrieved from website:
https://wcd.coe.int/ViewDoc.jsp?Ref=Rec(2003)3&Language=lanEnglish&Ver=original&Site=CM&BackColorInternet=C3C3C3&BackColorIntranet=EDB021&BackColorLogged=F5D383

Council of Europe (2011). Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence [CETS No.: 210]. Retrieved from website:
http://www.conventions.coe.int/Treaty/Commun/QueVoulezVous.asp?NT=210&CM=1&CL=ENG

United Nations, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. (1979). Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women. Retrieved from website: http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/cedaw.htm

United Nations General Assembly, 54th Session. (1999). Optional Protocol on the Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women (A/RES/54/4). Retrieved from United Nations website:
http://daccess-dds-ny.un.org/doc/UNDOC/GEN/N99/774/73/PDF/N9977473.pdf?OpenElement