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25.11.2011  

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe submitted a shortlist of three candidates for the post of Council of Europe Human Rights Commissioner to the Parliamentary Assembly

Strasbourg - The Council of Europe Committee of Ministers has submitted a shortlist of three candidates for the post of Council of Europe Human Rights Commissioner to the Parliamentary Assembly. The candidates proposed are Pierre-Yves Monette (Belgium), Nils Muiznieks (Latvia) and Frans Timmermans (Netherlands).

The elections of the new Human Rights Commissioner will take place at the next session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe at the end of January 2012 and the elected Commissioner will take over from present Thomas Hammarberg at the end of his mandate (31 March 2012).