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1164th Plenary Meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council

1164th Plenary Meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council, address by Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights - 16 November 2017, Vienna. Read the speech:...

Immigration detention of Children: Coming to a Close?

Immigration detention of Children: Coming to a Close? Keynote speech by Nils Muižnieks, Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, Conference hosted by the Czech Chairmanship of the...

Developments in human rights at local and regional levels

Developments in human rights at local and regional levels. Speech by Nils Muižnieks, Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, at the 32nd Session of the Congress of Local and...

Migration and the digital environment: two areas where children's rights must be better respected

Keynote address by Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, at the Conference on children's rights in the migration crisis and in the digital environment (Tallinn, 4...

Empowering Right-Holders: Inclusion, Refugee Protection, the Digital Age.

Empowering Right-Holders: Inclusion, Refugee Protection, the Digital Age. Opening speech by Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, at the Fundamental Rights Forum 2016...

Lecture at New York University

Speech by Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, during a lecture at New York University (22 October 2015) CommDH/Speech(2015)6

Ensuring the rights of migrants in the EU: from vulnerability to empowerment

“Ensuring the rights of migrants in the EU: from vulnerability to empowerment”. Address by Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, at the Fundamental Rights Conference...

Refugee Protection, Migration and Human Rights in Europe: notes from the field

"Refugee Protection, Migration and Human Rights in Europe: notes from the field". Lecture given by Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights (The Institute for Human...

Immigration - a source of wealth and duties for Europe

"Immigration – a source of wealth and duties for Europe". Welcome address by Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights. The European Economic and Social...

Addressing the human rights challenges underlying the criminalisation of irregular migrants and national minorities in Europe

Addressing the human rights challenges underlying the criminalisation of irregular migrants and national minorities in Europe. Keynote speech by Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner...

"Asylum and Human Rights: trends and priorities for action"

"Asylum and Human Rights: trends and priorities for action". Address by Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights. ECRE Annual General Conference, Dublin, 17 October 2012. ...