This short film shows some concrete examples of how the European Social Charter works in practice. Jim Gibbons reports from Croatia and Bulgaria on the challenges faced by homosexuals, transgender and Roma people.
The TV5 Monde "Itineris" cultural heritage programme recently featured the Palais de l'Europe. The documentary examined the building's architectural highlights, as well as gifts donated by member states and a visit to the archives of the organisation, to find out how the European flag was designed. The programme also includes interviews with the Secretary General and the Ambassador of Turkey.
The influx of fake medicines into Europe has become a priority for the police and drug control agencies. The Council of Europe is rallying European governments to strengthen international co-operation. This report from Geoff Goff.