Letter from the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Nils Muižnieks, to Mr Costas CLERIDES, Attorney General of Cyprus, on the protection of human rights of unaccompanied migrant children CommDH(2016)38
Cyprus should enhance refugee protection and alleviate effects of austerity measures on human rights
Read the report “Despite some progress made in immigration law and policy, Cyprus’ asylum system still suffers from a number of shortcomings that need to be urgently redressed”, said today Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, while releasing a report based on his...
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“The readiness of Cyprus to receive asylum seekers in the context of the EU relocation scheme is promising. However, I remain seriously concerned about the grave shortcomings of the national asylum system. The authorities need to redouble their efforts to improve reception conditions and fully...
Letter from the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights to Mr Neoklis Sylikiotis, Minister of Interior of the Republic of Cyprus CommDH(2010)32 / 26 July 2010 Reply by Mr Neoklis Sylikiofis, Minister of Interior of the Republic of Cyprus, to the letter from the Council of Europe...
Strasbourg, 26/07/10 – "Progressive measures have been taken to fight trafficking in human beings. It is now crucial for Cyprus to step up efforts to eradicate this scourge totally" said Thomas Hammarberg, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, publishing today a letter sent to the...
Report by Thomas Hammarberg, Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, following his visit to the Republic of Cyprus (7-10 July 2008). CommDH(2008)36 / 12 December 2008
[12/12/08 09:30] "Encouraging steps have been undertaken, but more efforts are needed to handle migration issues and combat trafficking in human beings" said today in Nicosia Thomas Hammarberg handing over his report on a visit to the Republic of Cyprus to the Minister of Justice and Public...
[10/12/08 09:30] On 12 December, the Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights, Thomas Hammarberg, will arrive in Nicosia to discuss major human rights issues with national authorities and representatives of international organisations. Commissioner Hammarberg will meet the Minister of...
[07/05/07 10:30] Commissioner Thomas Hammarberg was in Cyprus on 3-4 May to engage in dialogue with government ministers, national human rights structures, international representatives and NGOs working for reconciliation and human rights on the divided island.
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Czech Republic
- Republic of Moldova
- The Netherlands
- Russian Federation
- San Marino
- Slovak Republic
- "the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"
- United Kingdom