Report on visit
Germany's efforts to protect refugees are remarkable. Now it has to boost integration and improve fight against racism
“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...
Visit to Germany
“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...
Letter from the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights to Dr Thomas De Maizière, German Federal Minister of the Interior CommDH(2010)52 / 09 December 2010
Letter to Germany
"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'...
Letter from the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights to Mrs Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, concerning forced returns to Kosovo CommDH(2009)42 / 15 December 2009
Germany and Commissioner Hammarberg sign a partnership to support the activities with national human rights structures
[22/08/08 11:00] The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany, represented by Ambassador Eberhard Kölsch and the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Thomas Hammarberg, signed yesterday an agreement to support the Commissioner's cooperation activities with...
Strasbourg, 11.07. 2007 – Commissioner Thomas Hammarberg today presented his report assessing the effective observance of human rights in Germany to the Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers. The report reviews the current state of human rights protection in Germany and makes a number of...
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Czech Republic
- Republic of Moldova
- The Netherlands
- Russian Federation
- San Marino
- Slovak Republic
- "the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"
- United Kingdom