Analysis of the Swiss Human Rights Policy

Here you can find analyses of the Swiss human rights policy.



01.11.2017
Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights’ report on Switzerland

Nils Muižnieks, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, made one of his periodic country visits to Switzerland from 22 May to 24 May 2017. In a press release on 30 May 2017, Muižnieks initially pointed out Switzerland’s...


25.11.2014
40 years' membership in the ECHR – a reason to celebrate

On 28 November 1974, Switzerland could finally implement the legal act: some short time ago Swiss women were given the right to vote on a federal level. This meant the obstacles were removed and Switzerland was allowed to participate in the European...


07.03.2012
Commissioner for Human Rights Thomas Hammarberg visits Switzerland

Between 20 and 24 February 2012, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Thomas Hammarberg visited Switzerland. During his discussions with two federal councillors, several chief officials and members of parliament as well as with members...

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