Minister Häkkänen: Council of Europe’s system for protecting human rights must be defended especially in challenging times
The Finnish Minister of Justice Antti Häkkänen met with the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks today. Discussion topics included the functioning of the Council of Europe’s system for the protection of human rights and the rule of law and the current human rights situation in Europe.
Countering financing of terrorism is on the agenda of the upcoming meeting of the Justice and Home Affairs Council on 8 and 9 June in Luxembourg. The objective of the meeting of the Ministers of Justice is to adopt a proposed directive to harmonise legislation of EU Member States on money laundering.