First Female Commissioner for Human Rights
6 June 2018 (updated 2 years, 2 months ago)
andras_csuri_1fc5ccbce0.jpg Dr. András Csúri

On 3 April 2018, Dunja Mijatović took up the post as Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights. A national of Bosnia and Herzegovina, she is the first woman to hold this post, succeeding Nils Muižnieks (2012-2018), Thomas Hammarberg (2006-2012), and Alvaro Gil-Robles (1999-2006).

Ms Mijatović expressed her priority as being the engagement of governments and societies at large in implementing the relevant rules and treaties.

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Author

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Dr. András Csúri

Institution:
University of Utrecht

Department:
Willem Pompe Institute for Criminal Law and Criminology