Third party intervention
“Due to sweeping changes introduced in Hungary in asylum law and practice over recent months, asylum seekers returned there run a considerable risk of being subject to human rights violations” said today Commissioner Muižnieks while publishing the written observations he submitted on 17 December...
[11/09/2012 09:30] "Despite a well-established human rights system, Austria still needs to bridge some remaining gaps, in particular as concerns the rights of asylum-seekers, women and persons with disabilities" said Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks, publishing a...
Report by the Commissioner for Human Rights, Nils Muižnieks, on his visit to Austria (4-6 June 2012) CommDH(2012)28 / 11 September 2012 Read the summary of the report in German Comments by the Austrian Government on the report by Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights,...
Strasbourg, 07/06/2012 – "Living conditions of asylum-seekers in Austria are good in general. However, improvements should be considered to ensure that quality legal counseling is available at all stages of the asylum procedure and to broaden asylum seeker's access to work" said Nils Muižnieks,...
Vienna, 02/02/12 – "The Council of Europe, the OSCE and other international actors need to further co-operate to counter negative developments in relation to human rights issues" said today Commissioner Hammarberg addressing the Permanent Council of the OSCE. Commissioner Hammarberg said that the...
[09/11/2009] The serious human rights challenges faced by Roma when migrating or exercising their right to freedom of movement, as well as the security implications, will be the focus of a joint international conference in Vienna on 9-10 November 2009, organised by the European Union Agency for...
Strasbourg, 12.12.2007 – The Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights, Thomas Hammarberg today presented his report on the human-rights situation in Austria. Mr Hammarberg underlined the positive steps undertaken by the Austrian authorities to improve the protection and promotion of...
[29/05/07 11:30] Following an official human rights assessment visit to Austria, Commissioner Thomas Hammarberg told a press conference in Vienna that the Austrian Government would need to improve the treatment of asylum seekers and migrants.
[18/05/07 10:00] Thomas Hammarberg, the Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights, will begin a one-week assessment visit to Austria next Monday, with a view to drawing up a comprehensive report on the human rights situation. The country report will be made public in autumn 2007.
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