Nils Muižnieks: Progress needed to ensure women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights in Europe

Gender stereotypes and inequalities threaten women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights, according to Nils Muižnieks, the Commissioner for Human Rights.

Committee of Ministers names shortlist of candidates to succeed Nils Muižnieks

A shortlist of candidates to succeed Nils Muižnieks as Commissioner for Human Rights, has been submitted today by the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers to the organisation’s Parliamentary Assembly.

Muižnieks reveals Balkans region reconcialiation fears

Mounting ethnic division and polarisation is overtaking reconciliation in the Balkans, according to the Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks.

Nils Muižnieks: Russia’s freedom of assembly laws need “ thorough revision”

“The Russian legislation on freedom of assembly has been made considerably more restrictive in recent years,” the Commissioner for Human Rights states in a new Memorandum published today.

Nils Muižnieks: School segregation still deprives many children of quality education

“School segregation harms children’s learning opportunities and is a clear injustice against minority and other vulnerable groups of people, which also perpetuates their marginalisation,” the Commissioner for Human Rights warned today.