Finland: amendments to Border Guard Act must be accompanied by clear human rights safeguards
In a letter addressed to the Finnish Minister of Interior, published today, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatović, called for clear safeguards to ensure that recently adopted amendments to the Border Guard Act would not lead to human rights violations. Under the...
Country visit report
Finland: protection against discrimination should be strengthened
"The Finnish Government has started a timely reform of the national equal treatment legislation. It is now crucial to ensure accessibility of the protection framework to all victims of discrimination and avoid unnecessary fragmentation of equality bodies" said today Nils Muižnieks, the Council of...
Report on visit to Finland
Report by Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, following his visit to Finland (11-13 June 2012) CommDH(2012)27 / 25 September 2012
Finland: Everyone should receive equal protection against discrimination
Strasbourg, 13/6/2012 - "The recent adoption of a National Action Plan on Human Rights signals the determination of the Government to improve the protection of human rights in Finland. The establishment of the Human Rights Centre and the Human Rights Delegation is another positive development...
Commissioner in Finland and Sweden to discuss human rights issues
[03/12/07 16:30] Thomas Hammarberg today took part at a conference on "Roma women's rights" in Stockholm organised jointly by the Council of Europe, the Swedish Ministry of Integration and Gender Equality and the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, at the request of the Romani Women's...
Follow-up report on Finland
Follow-up report on Finland: Assessment of the progress made in implementing the recommendations of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights CommDH(2006)9 / 29 March 2006
Report on visit to Finland
Report by Mr Alvaro Gil-Robles, Commissioner for Human Rights, on his visit to Finland (4-7 June 2001) CommDH(2001)7 / 19 September 2001
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