[Last update: 28/08/2015]

Execution of Judgments
of the European Court of Human Rights


Respect of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms and, in particular, of the European Court of Human Rights's judgments, is a crucial element of the Council of Europe's system for the protection of human rights, rule of law and democracy and, hence, for democratic stability and European unification.





Event

Next: 1236th Committee of Ministers Human Rights meeting
(22 - 24 septembre 2015)


HR (Human Rights) meetings calendar 2015




Annual Report 2014

News

Publication of a Guide for the drafting of action plans and report for the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights

Strasbourg, 16.07.2015 - The declaration adopted on 27 March 2015 following the High Level Conference held in Brussels on Implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights, our shared responsibility stressed the fondamental role of action plans and reports for the execution of judgments of the European Court as key tools in the dialogue between the Committee of Ministers and the States Parties.

To assist national authorities in the preparation of these documents, the Execution Department for the execution of the judgments of the European Court publishes a Guide for the drafting of action plans and reports for the execution of judgments of the European Court.

Link to the guide

Link to conclusions of the Round Table on action plans and reports Strasbourg October 2014

Link to Brussels Declaration


Committee of Ministers: decisions on the execution of European Court of Human Rights judgments

Strasbourg, 12.06.2015 The Committee of Ministers today published the decisions and resolutions adopted at its 1230th special human rights meeting (9-11 June 2015) during which it has examined the state of implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights.

The list of the cases which were subjected to a more detailed examination is presented on the website of the Department for the Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights, as well as on that of the Committee of Ministers.

The texts adopted concern Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Greece, the Republic of Moldova, Poland, Romania, the Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovenia, Switzerland, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey and Ukraine.

The list of cases foreseen for the Committee of Ministers examination at its forthcoming special human rights meetings (22-24 September and 8-10 December 2015) is also available.

More information on the execution process and on the state of execution in all cases pending for supervision as well as important reference texts can be found on the website of the Department for the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights, and in the Committee of Ministers Annual Reports on its execution supervision.