Migration and human rights: trends and priorities for action
Dr Nils Muižnieks with comments by Dr Cathryn Costello
Wednesday, 05 March 2014, 2pm to 3pm
Pauling Centre, 58a Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6QS
Hosted by COMPAS and the Oxford Human Rights Hub
About the speaker
Dr Nils Muižnieks is Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights. Dr Muižnieks has been working in the field of human rights for the past two decades having previously held prominent posts such as Director of the Advanced Social and Political Research Institute at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Latvia in Riga (2005–2012); Chairman of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (2010–2012); Latvian minister responsible for social integration, anti-discrimination, minority rights, and civil society development (2002–2004); and Director of the Latvian Centre for Human Rights and Ethnic Studies – now Latvian Human Rights Centre (1994–2002).