Council of Europe – Michael O’Flaherty elected to serve as Commissioner for Human Rights (24 January 2024)


France commends the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe on its election of Michael O’Flaherty as the organization’s Commissioner for Human Rights on January 24, 2024. Commissioner O’Flaherty can count on France’s support as he carries out his mandate of promoting respect for human rights in the 46 Council of Europe member States, beginning on April 1, 2024.

France would like to offer Dunja Mijatović its sincere thanks for her steadfast commitment to human rights on the European continent and her excellent work in this position since 2018.