“Estonia has been developing at a fast pace, but some people in the country risk being left behind. To achieve a more inclusive society, Estonia should combat discrimination and abuses against older persons, tackle the gender pay gap and violence against women, and devote more efforts to building...
Country visit report
"There are still 1200 stateless children in Estonia, a situation which prevents them from taking part in society as full members. This situation must be remedied urgently" said Nils Muižnieks while releasing today a report on his visit to Estonia carried out in March 2013. Although parents can...
"In Estonia there are 1200 stateless children – all children should be granted citizenship automatically at birth even when their parents are stateless" urged Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, after concluding his three-day visit to Estonia. "It is in the best...
Commissioner Hammarberg today starts a visit to Latvia and Estonia to discuss with national authorities the implementation of the recommendations set out in his Memoranda to the governments, which were presented respectively in May and July this year. The visit aims at enhancing the ongoing...
[11/07/07 16:00] Thomas Hammarberg today presented two new Memoranda to the Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers. The memoranda contain an assessment of progress in implementing the recommendations made in 2004 by the previous Commissioner. They also include new recommendations to the...
[14/05/07 10:00] During the 117th session of the Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers, Thomas Hammarberg held bilateral talks with Mr. Vartan Oskanian, Foreign Minister of Armenia, Mr. Elmar Mammadyarov, Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan, Mr. Sven Alkalaj, Foreign Minister of Bosnia and...
Memorandum to the Estonian Government - Assessment of the progress made in implementing the 2004 recommendations of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights CommDH(2007)12 / 11 July 2007
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