The long fight for justice of the Mothers of Srebrenica and Zepa
Opening the photography exhibition “Srebrenica – Mothers’ long fight for justice” presented in the lobby of the Parliamentary Assembly during its summer session from 24-28 June 2019, the Commissioner made the following statement: Ladies and gentlemen, Thank you for coming here today for the...
Commissioner’s address to the Second Global Forum against the Crime of Genocide
In a video message sent to the Second Global Forum against the Crime of Genocide held in Yerevan today, the Commissioner said: “Dear excellencies, colleagues, distinguished participants, Out of the ashes of the Second World War, governments around the world committed to outlawing genocide,...
We must not forget Srebrenica
Srebrenica-Potočari, 11/07/2018 - Today, Commissioner Mijatović, participated in the commemoration of the 23rd anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide. In her speech she expressed her deepest condolences to the families of the victims, honoured the memory of the victims and called on all political...
Commemoration of the Roma Holocaust: our duty to remember, and to combat persisting anti-Gypsyism in today’s Europe
Today, Commissioner Mijatović is participating, in Auschwitz-Birkenau, in the ceremony of commemoration of the Roma Holocaust during the Second World War. In her speech she pays respect to the survivors of the genocide, stresses the duty to remember and the crucial importance of combating...
Srebrenica Summer University
Srebrenica Summer University. Address by Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights. CommDH/Speech(2013)7 / 15 July 2013
"Why does justice matter for reconciliation? "
Dealing with the Past and Reconciliation - What kind of truth seeking mechanism does Kosovo need ? Conference organised by the International Civilian Office, Pristina, 22 May 2012. "Why does justice matter for reconciliation? " Address on behalf of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human...
Transitional justice in the context of European convention obligations: the right to life and dealing with the past
Keynote speech by Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, at the Conference organised by the Transitional Justice Institute, University of Ulster, Belfast, 6 November 2014 Read the speech