Finland's permanent representation, Strasbourg
Nordic Foreign Ministers' letter to the CoE Secretary General
Joint Letter from the Foreign Ministers of the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Ms. Marija Pejčinović Burić
European Court of Human Rights gives judgment concerning Finland in the case of the return of an asylum seeker to Iraq
On 14 November 2019, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) gave its judgment concerning Finland in the case of the return of an asylum seeker to Iraq.
“The expertise gained during Finland’s Presidency feels unique”
Merja Lahtinen, Desk Officer at the Unit for Human Rights Policy, worked as Team Leader for Finland’s Presidency of the Council of Europe. The Presidency of the Council required considerably more involvement than the every-day membership work at the Council. According to Lahtinen, the Presidency gave her unique expertise for her career.