About the Fund

and purpose


  Financing and operation principles

  Examples of
projects funded



establishing the Fund

Useful links

  European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR)

  Execution of judgments of the ECtHR

  Effectiveness of the Human Rights Convention(ECHR) system at national and European level

  Developing human rights law and policy

  ECHR training for legal professionals

  Torture - European Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT)



Financing and operating principles

The Fundís resources consist of contributions provided by the contributors and income earned from investment of the contributions.

At 31 December 2012, the total amount of contributions was Ä 9 100 984.

The minimum amount of the initial contribution is Ä 200 000, but contributors may at any time make additional contributions of a minimum amount of Ä 100 000.

The resources are used to finance projects submitted by the Council of Europe or the CEB, and approved by the assembly of contributors to the HRTF.