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Estonia should eliminate child statelessness

[Strasbourg, 20/06/2013 10:30] – "There are still 1200 stateless children in Estonia, a situation which prevents them from taking part in society as full members. This situation must be remedied urgently" said Nils Muižnieks while releasing today a report on his visit to Estonia carried out in March 2013. Although parents can use a simple and accessible procedure to acquire...

Estonia: All children should be citizens

[27/3/2013 15:00] "In Estonia there are 1200 stateless children – all children should be granted citizenship automatically at birth even when their parents are stateless" urged Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, after concluding his three-day visit to Estonia. "It is in the best interests of the child to hold citizenship from birth as this is key to enjoying...

Human Rights Commissioner visits Latvia and Estonia

[01/10/07 08:30] Commissioner Hammarberg today starts a visit to Latvia and Estonia to discuss with national authorities the implementation of the recommendations set out in his Memoranda to the governments, which were presented respectively in May and July this year.

Commissioner issues memoranda on Denmark and Estonia

[11/07/07 16:00] Thomas Hammarberg today presented two new Memoranda to the Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers. The memoranda contain an assessment of progress in implementing the recommendations made in 2004 by the previous Commissioner. They also include new recommendations to the Danish and Estonian authorities respectively. Related documents Memorandum on...

Memorandum to the Estonian Government (2007)

Memorandum to the Estonian Government - Assessment of the progress made in implementing the 2004 recommendations of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights CommDH(2007)12 / 11 July 2007

Report on visit to Estonia (2004)

Report by Mr Alvaro Gil-Robles, Commissioner for Human Rights, on his visit to Estonia CommDH(2004)5 / 12 February 2004