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Finland: protection against discrimination should be strengthened

[25/09/2012 09:30] "The Finnish Government has started a timely reform of the national equal treatment legislation. It is now crucial to ensure accessibility of the protection framework to all victims of discrimination and avoid unnecessary fragmentation of equality bodies" said today Nils Muižnieks, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, releasing a report based on the findings...

Report on visit to Finland

Report by Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, following his visit to Finland (11-13 June 2012) CommDH(2012)27 / 25 September 2012

Finland: Everyone should receive equal protection against discrimination

Strasbourg, 13/6/2012 - "The recent adoption of a National Action Plan on Human Rights signals the determination of the Government to improve the protection of human rights in Finland. The establishment of the Human Rights Centre and the Human Rights Delegation is another positive development although further consideration should be given to their resource needs", said Nils Muižnieks, Council...

Commissioner in Finland and Sweden to discuss human rights issues

[03/12/07 16:30] Thomas Hammarberg today took part at a conference on "Roma women's rights" in Stockholm organised jointly by the Council of Europe, the Swedish Ministry of Integration and Gender Equality and the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, at the request of the Romani Women's Networks. The Commissioner's intervention focused on the need to emphasise the positive impact of...

Follow-up report on Finland

Follow-up report on Finland: Assessment of the progress made in implementing the recommendations of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights CommDH(2006)9 / 29 March 2006

Report on visit to Finland

Report by Mr Alvaro Gil-Robles, Commissioner for Human Rights, on his visit to Finland (4-7 June 2001) CommDH(2001)7 / 19 September 2001