Marking 20 years of Germany’s Human Rights Institute

External event
The FRA Director will address a meeting of the German Parliament’s Committee on Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid to mark the 20th anniversary of the German Institute for Human Rights (GIHR).

Together with the Council of Europe’s Human Rights Commissioner, he will speak about the role of national human rights institutions and how to strengthen them.

The GIHR chairwoman, Gyde Jensen, will open the session on 24 March.

The Committee will also discuss the annual report of the GIHR and the report on the development of the human rights situation in Germany from July 2019 to June 2021.