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Norway: people with disabilities and Roma need more attention

18/05/2015 Strasbourg
Read the report “Norway has a strong human rights architecture, but more attention should be given to the empowerment of people with disabilities and the full inclusion of Roma” said today Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, while publishing a report based on his visit to the country carried out from 19 to 23 January 2015. The Commissioner welcomes Norway’s...
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Recognise legal capacity of all people with disabilities

23/01/2015 Oslo
"Norway should recognise the legal capacity of all people with disabilities, including persons with psychosocial and intellectual disabilities” - said Nils Muižnieks, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, after a visit to Norway (19-23 January 2015). "As a first step, the authorities should collect data on the extent of depriving legal capacity under current legislation in view...

Commissioner in Norway to discuss vulnerable people’s rights

[16/11/07 12:30] Thomas Hammarberg today took part in a conference on "Human rights protection for vulnerable groups of people" in Oslo organised by the Ombudsman of Norway. The Commissioner's intervention focused on the possibilities to further strengthen human rights protection in Norway and improve the living conditions of vulnerable people. While in Oslo, the Commissioner also held meetings...

Follow-up report on Norway

Follow-up report on Norway: Assessment of the progress made in implementing the recommendations of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights. 2001-2005 CommDH(2006)10 / 29 March 2006

Report on visit to Norway

Report by Mr Alvaro Gil-Robles, Commissioner for Human Rights, on his visit to Norway (2-4 April 2001) CommDH(2001)4 / 19 September 2001