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Newly elected Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights

Strasbourg, 25.01.2012: Mr Nils Muižnieks from Latvia has been elected as third Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights by the Organisation’s Parliamentary Assembly (PACE).
For more information concerning the new Commissioner’s mandate starting on 1 April 2012, his professional background, the election voting results and to view an interview, please consult the PACE press release.