Third party intervention
The Commissioner intervenes before the European Court of Human Rights in a case concerning family reunification in Denmark
The Commissioner intervenes before the European Court of Human Rights in a case concerning family reunification in Denmark Today the Commissioner published her written observations submitted to the European Court of Human Rights in connection with the case of M.A. v. Denmark. This case concerns...
Denmark: amendments to the Aliens Act risk violating international legal standards
“Recent restrictive changes to asylum and immigration law in Denmark raise serious concerns of conformity with human rights standards. The government should reconsider them and ensure that law and practice fully comply with Denmark’s obligation to uphold refugee protection standards” said today...
Report on visit to Denmark
Better protection needed for migrant children in Denmark
"The best interests of the child are not always upheld in the context of asylum and immigration in Denmark. The Danish authorities should improve the protection they provide to migrant children, by ensuring full respect of their rights" said today Nils Muižnieks Council of Europe Commissioner for...
Visit to Denmark
Children’s rights should be better respected in migration and asylum
"More systematic consideration should be given to the best interests of the child in migration and asylum policies and procedures" said Nils Muižnieks, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, after a three-day visit to Copenhagen (19-22 November 2013). The Commissioner is concerned...
Human Rights Commissioner concludes visit to Denmark
[12/06/08 18:00] Commissioner Hammarberg visited Denmark on 11 June to discuss with national authorities the implementation of the recommendations set out in his Memorandum to the Danish Government, which was presented in July 2007. The visit was aimed at enhancing the ongoing dialogue with...
Commissioner issues memoranda on Denmark and Estonia
[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...
Memorandum to the Danish Government
Memorandum to the Danish Government - Assessment of the progress made in implementing the 2004 recommendations of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights CommDH(2007)11 / 11 July 2007
Report on visit to Denmark
Report by Mr Alvaro Gil-Robles, Commissioner for Human Rights, on his visit to Denmark (13-16 April 2004) CommDH(2004)12 / 08 July 2004
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