Ministers kiezen uit drie kandidaten voor nieuwe mensenrechtencommissaris (en)

Met dank overgenomen van Raad van Europa (RvE) i, gepubliceerd op donderdag 8 september 2005.

Strasbourg, 08.09.2005 - The Committee of Ministers has just drawn up a list of three candidates for the post of Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, to be submitted to the organisation's Parliamentary Assembly.

In alphabetical order :

  • Thomas Hammarberg (Sweden)
  • Marek Antoni Nowicki (Poland)
  • Marc Verwilghen (Belgium)

The Assembly will elect the new Commissioner for Human Rights during its October session (Strasbourg, 3-7 October 2005). He will replace Alvaro Gil Robles at the end of his term of office.

Prior to the election, the Assembly's sub-committee on Human Rights will interview the three candidates in Paris on 15 September.

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