Report on visit
Germany's efforts to protect refugees are remarkable. Now it has to boost integration and improve fight against racism
01/10/2015 Berlin“Germany’s considerable efforts in helping asylum-seekers and refugees, in particular Syrians, is commendable and the support of the vast majority of the population is heartening. However, progress is needed to improve reception conditions, speed up fair asylum procedures and accelerate refugee integration” said today Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, at the...
Visit to Germany
11/05/2015 Strasbourg“Germany has done a lot in the field of asylum in recent years, including launching three humanitarian admission programmes for Syrian refugees (concerning 20 000 individuals) and registering more than 200 000 asylum applications in 2014. However, with an estimate of 400 000 asylum applications for this year, a number of important challenges lie ahead”, said the Council of Europe Commissioner...
Letter to Germany
15/12/2009 Strasbourg"The forced return to Kosovo of people who have found shelter in European states should be halted", said the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights publishing today a letter to the Chancellor of Germany, Dr. Angela Merkel. He notes that Kosovo lacks infrastructures allowing refugees' sustainable reintegration. The Commissioner is particularly worried by the fact that Roma expelled from...
Germany and Commissioner Hammarberg sign a partnership to support the activities with national human rights structures
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Czech Republic
- Republic of Moldova
- The Netherlands
- Russian Federation
- San Marino
- Slovak Republic
- "the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"
- United Kingdom