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Nadja Filskov


Nadja Filskov is a Danish Sociologist working as an adviser with the Danish Institute for Human Rights.

She enjoys to explore how sociological methods can complement legal methods when working with human rights in practice.

Filskov has worked closely with the Human Rights Council of Greenland since 2018 on monitoring the human rights situation in Greenland. This work has been put into practice in several reports and recommendations that target Danish and Greenlandic authorities in an effort to better the human rights situation for Greenland’s citizens. Recently, the focus of the corporation has been on the rights of children and women, the right to housing and the justice system.

Filskov has experience with working internationally with different national human rights institutions on analysis and methods for a human rights-based approach to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.


Updated December 2020