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Former Finnish President Tarja Halonen

7 generations of human rights protection
0'35" 21 October 2019 Council of Europe Helsinki

For seventy years the Council of Europe has worked to create a world where human rights, democracy, equality and justice are not just buzzwords but are lived through the everyday lives and experiences of millions of Europeans.

Former Finnish President Tarja Halonen says “more and more Europeans have become defenders of human rights”. The veteran of our seven generations of human rights defenders explains why the Council of Europe human rights protection system remains vital.

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