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Marija Pejčinović Burić to use full powers to ensure human rights protection

Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić today pledged to use her full powers to ensure human rights standards were respected throughout the Council of Europe region.

In her first address to Parliamentary Assembly, the Secretary General said respect for human rights was non-negotiable, and that she would act to ensure that countries followed through on judgments of the European Court of Human Rights.