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18. September 2014
The Danish Institute for Human Rights has just conducted training in Tunisia. 23 people from four countries got an introduction to human rights based approach.
16. September 2014
The Danish Institute for Human Rights has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Tunisian Ministry of Justice. The memorandum signals further commitment to human rights in Tunisia.
9. September 2014
A summary report of the views expressed by stakeholders during a panel discussion on Human Rights Impacts Assessments has now been published by the rapporteur of the event, SustainAbility. The roundtable took place in April 2014 and was facilitated by the Danish Institute for Human Rights.

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Human Rights in Denmark

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