Jeremy Rifkin interview
In this interview American economic and social theorist Jeremy Rifkin discusses the theories laid out in his book, the Zero Marginal Cost Society.
Good governance at a local level
The aim of this video is to raise awareness of the 12 principles of good democratic governance at a local level
Once upon a time – Local Democracy!
This spot aims to raise awareness of the importance of local government in responding to local needs
An activist for human rights in China, Harry Wu spent 19 years in labour camps
Moez Masoud was once described by the Economist as one of the world’s five most influential Muslim preachers
Nawal El Saadawi
An Egyptian feminist writer, activist, doctor and psychiatrist, Nawal El Saadawi won the Council of Europe’s North-South prize in 2004
Citizens at the heart of Local Democracy
This video gives a concise overview of the Council of Europe's activities in local and regional democracy
Strasbourg dialogues with Stephane Hessel
Former diplomat, ambassador, concentration camp survivor and French Resistance fighter Stéphane Hessel discusses his best-selling booklet "Indignez-Vous!"
Gorbachev - 20 years after
To mark the 60th anniversary of the Council of Europe, Mikhail Gorbachev, former President of the USSR, returned to Strasbourg in 2009, twenty years after his historic speech before the Parliamentary Assembly