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Iceland needs comprehensive anti-discrimination legislation and an equality body

Reykjavik, 10/02/12 – "Iceland should adopt comprehensive equal treatment legislation and set up an effective and independent national equality body to promote its implementation" said the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Thomas Hammarberg, at the end of a two-day visit to Iceland. The current non-discrimination provisions in Icelandic law do not protect all vulnerable groups of...

Visit to the Republic of Iceland

Press release by Mr Alvaro Gil-Robles, Commissioner for Human Rights, on his visit to the Republic of Iceland (4-6 July 2005) CommDH(2005)10 / 14 December 2005