“The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has elected Bosnian Dunja Mijatovic as the new Council of Europe commissioner for human rights.

Mijatovic was elected for a nonrenewable term of six years starting on 1 April 2018. She replaces Latvian Nils Muiznieks.

Mijatovic garnered 107 votes in the second round of voting, while Frenchman Pierre-Yves Le Borgn’ obtained 103 votes and Goran Klemencic from Slovenia was given 19 votes, PACE said in a statement.” (RFE/RL)