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New composition of the Administrative Tribunal

05.05.2015 - In February and March, the Committee of Ministers appointed the judges of the Administrative Tribunal of the Council of Europe for a new term. Previously, the European Court of Human Rights had appointed the Chair and the Deputy Chair. For the term as from 1st April, the Administrative Tribunal is composed as follows:

Chair Mr Christos ROZAKIS (Greece) image tribunal
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Deputy Chair
Mr Giorgio MALINVERNI (Switzerland)
Judges Ms Mireille HEERS (France)
  Mr Ömer Faruk Ateş (Turkey)
Deputy Judges Mr Rocco Antonio CANGELOSI (Italy)

Ms Lenia SAMUEL (Cyprus)
Registrar Mr Sergio SANSOTTA (Italy)
Deputy Registrar Mrs Eva HUBALKOVA (Czech Republic)

The current mandate of the Administrative Tribunal will expire on 31 March 2018.

Registration of an appeal before the Administrative Tribunal

14.04.2015 - On 16 March 2015, the Administrative Tribunal registered appeal No. 561/2015 – Gyorgyi Kacsandi v. Governor of the Council of Europe Development Bank. The appellant challenges her 30th month appraisal. This information is given to enable those who so wish to exercise their right to intervene under Article 10 of the Statute of the Administrative Tribunal.

50 years of the Administrative Tribunal of the Council of Europe

19.03.2015 - To mark the 50th anniversary of its establishment, the Administrative Tribunal of the Council of Europe organised an international colloquy on 19-20 March 2015 at the Palais de l'Europe. The Colloquy, entitled Common focus and autonomy of International Administrative Tribunals, was devoted to different aspects of the activity of international administrative tribunals.

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12.05.2014 - The “Conference on best practices in resolving employment disputes in international organisations” hosted by the International Labour Office was held on 15 and 16 September 2014 in Geneva.


25.03.2014 - On the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of its establishment, the International Monetary Fund Administrative Tribunal organises on 4 April 2014 in Washington a Symposium entitled “The future of international administrative law: Harmonization? Fragmentation? Dialogue?”, which will bring together scholars, judges, counsel for applicants and international organisations’ representatives. On the preceding day, more than 70 Judges and Registry personnel, representing some fifteen international administrative tribunals, will be convened for private meetings. The Council of Europe Administrative Tribunal will be represented by Mr G. Malinverni, Deputy Chair, and Mr S. Sansotta, Registrar. The Chair Malinverni will do a presentation on “The Relationship between The Administrative Tribunal of the Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights” in session III of the programme.

This event is presented in collaboration with the American Society of International Law (, the International Law Association (, and the American Branch of the International Law Association (

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The Administrative Tribunal of the Council f of Europe (ATCE), previously named the Council of Europe Appeals Board until 5 April 1994, is an international administrative court competent to hear complaints of the serving and former staff members of the Council of Europe against their employer. The Tribunal was established in 1965 and is based in Strasbourg, in France, where are located the Council of Europe’s headquarters.

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