[Last update: 01/10/2014]

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: 1214th Committee of Ministers Human Rights meeting
(2 - 4 December 2014)


HR (Human Rights) meetings calendar 2014




Annual Report 2013

News

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

Strasbourg, 26.09.2014 The Committee of Ministers has made public today the decisions and resolutions adopted at its third special human rights meeting (23-25 September 2014) during which it has examined the state of implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights. The list of examined cases is presented on the website of the Department for the Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights.

The texts adopted concern Albania, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Croatia, Georgia, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, the Republic of Moldova, Poland, Romania, the Russian Federation, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine and the United Kingdom.

More information on the execution process and on the state of execution in all cases pending for supervision as well as important reference texts (including the new working methods) can be found on the special 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.


Committee of Ministers to examine implementation of human rights judgments

Strasbourg, 05.09.2014 - The representatives of the 47 member states of the Council of Europe will examine the implementation of the judgments and decisions of the European Court of Human Rights on 23-25 September 2014.

This supervisory role of the Committee of Ministers is provided for under Article 46 of the European Convention on Human Rights.

The cases proposed for more detailed examination concern Albania, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Croatia, Georgia, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, the Republic of Moldova, Poland, Romania, the Russian Federation, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine and the United Kingdom.

Decisions and resolutions adopted, together with working documents, will be made public shortly after the meeting on the website of the Committee of Ministers.

Information regarding the state of execution in all cases pending before the Committee of Ministers can be found on the web site of the Department for the execution of the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights.
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Strasbourg Round Table discusses remedies to challenge conditions of detention

Strasbourg, 08.07.2014 Judges, penitentiary authorities and ministry officials meet in Strasbourg on 8 and 9 July 2014 to discuss the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights concerning conditions of detention.

The round table focuses on the effective preventive and compensatory domestic remedies which should be in place to challenge conditions of detention and the interaction between two remedies. The round table aims at exchanging experience among member states together with different Council of Europe experts and at identifying good practices with regard to the setting up and the implementation of such remedies.

The Round Table has been organised in the framework of the HRTF 18 Project on the implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights concerning conditions of detention and effective remedies to challenge these conditions, financed by the Human Rights Trust Fund.