Accession to the European Convention on Human Rights

European Parliament – Committee on Constitutional Affairs, Public Hearing 20 April 2016, Brussels Statement by Mr Jörg POLAKIEWICZ Director of Legal Advice and Public International Law Council of Europe Ladies and gentlemen, From the outset, I should stress that while being the Council of...

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Closing Remarks by Jӧrg Polakiewicz

Conference on “The CAHDI contribution to the development of public international law: achievements and future challenges”

23 September 2015 Strasbourg

Strasbourg, 23 September 2015 Excellencies, Dear Chairs and Vice-Chairs of the CAHDI Ladies and Gentlemen, Today is an important day for the Council of Europe Committee of Legal Advisors on Public International Law (CAHDI) because we are celebrating the 50th meeting of our Committee which was...

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Opening Remarks by Mr Jörg Polakiewicz

SPECIALISED CONFERENCE ON COUNCIL OF EUROPE LEGAL STANDARDS AND CONVENTIONAL FRAMEWORK

headline 15-16 September 2015 Minsk

Dobroe utro, Dobroi rannitsy, I am honoured to open this conference, which is part of our common efforts to strengthen Belarus – Council of Europe relations. I strongly believe that our cooperation can only be beneficial for the Belarusian people. It will allow for the stronger involvement of...

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Contribution by Mr Jörg Polakiewicz

THE FUTURE OF FUNDEMENTAL RIGHTS PROTECTION WITHOUT ACCESSION

26 June 2015 Maastricht University

***Introduction*** From the outset, I need to stress how painful an exercise it is for me to speak about the future of fundamental rights protection without accession. Not only have I always been convinced about the necessity and added value of accession, but I also spent almost three years of my...

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