Jonas Christoffersen

About/Bio

Jonas Christoffersen has served as Executive Director of Denmark’s National Human rights Institution since 2009. He is an expert on Danish and international human rights law and has recently published on the democratic challenge of human rights, the EU Charter on Fundamental Rights, and the European Convention on Human rights.

Recently Published

The European Court of Human Rights’ View of the Draft Copenhagen Declaration

The draft Copenhagen Declaration has already triggered some debate at this blog. So far the tone has been highly critical. Donald and Leach denounce the Declaration as essentially a tool for institutionalizing undue political pressure on the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) that risks jeopardizing the Court – even European human rights at large. Geir…

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