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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 11994

5 April 2018
Contents Publication in full By article 14 / 19
COUNCIL OF EUROPE / Human rights
Dunja Mijatovic begins term as human rights commissioner of Council of Europe
Strasbourg, 04/04/2018 (Agence Europe)

On Tuesday 3 April, Dunja Mijatovic officially took up the post of Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights.  She was elected by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe on 24 January.

Of Bosnian nationality, Mijatovic is the first women to hold the post.  She is a media expert and takes over from Nils Muiznieks of Latvia whose six-year, non-renewable mandate ran from 2012 to 2018.

“In terms of priorities, my vision is simple.  In a word, it is implementation.  Norms,...

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