HRTF Project - Round tables






◊ Efficient domestic capacity for rapid execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights -
Tirana, 15-16 December 2011


• Presentations:

  • Session 1: Ensuring coordination/cooperation amongst national actors, in particular at governmental level: best practice and challenges faced by member states
    • Presentation by Ms Vasileia Pelekou, Legal Advisor, States Legal Council, Greece: Experience of setting-up of the mechanism concerning the execution of the European Courts judgments and related challenges Experience of Greece
    • Presentation by Mr Levan Meskhoradze, Government Agent before the European Court of Human Rights, Ministry of Justice, Georgia: Experience of setting-up of the domestic mechanism concerning the execution of the European Courts judgments and related challenges Experience of Georgia
    • Presentation by Mr Jakub Wołąsiewicz, Government Agent before the European Court of Human Rights, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Poland: Mechanisms to ensure coordination amongst the governmental bodies involved in the execution of the Courts judgments
    • Presentation by Mr Slavoljub Carić, Government Agent before the European Court of Human Rights, Ministry of Justice, Serbia: Coordination mechanisms with respect to the execution of the Courts judgments revealing complex problems

  • Session 2: Ensuring coordination/cooperation amongst national actors, with special emphasis on federal states, relations with national parliaments and the Constitutional Courts: best practice and challenges faced by member states
    • Presentation by Ms Anna Lodeweges, Policy Coordinator, Ministry of Security and Justice, the Netherlands: Coordination mechanism in the Netherlands, including reporting practice to Parliament
    • Presentation by Mr Laurence Fiddler, Head of Domestic Human Rights Policy, Ministry of Justice, the United Kingdom: Coordination of the execution of the Courts judgments, including the role of Parliament of the United Kingdom in external oversight of the execution process
    • Presentation by Mr Danny Polk, Administrative Officer, Federal Ministry of Justice, Germany: Mechanisms to coordinate the execution of the European Courts judgments in the Federal state, including the role of the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany in this respect
    • Presentation by Ms Natalia Zyabkina, First Deputy Head of the Office of the Representative of the Russian Federation before the European Court of Human Rights, Ministry of Justice, the Russian Federation: Experience of coordinating the execution of the Courts judgments against the Russian Federation

  • Session 3: Ensuring adequate dissemination of the Courts judgments and decisions/resolutions from the Committee of Ministers and, where necessary, translation
    • Presentation by Ms Irina Cambrea, Government Co-Agent before the European Court of Human Rights, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Romania: Cooperation with other actors to ensure translation and dissemination of the European Courts case-law and documents of the Committee of Ministers
    • Presentation by Ms Marica Pirokov, Government Agent before the European Court of Human Rights, Ministry of Justice, the Slovak Republic: Awareness-raising and dissemination of the Courts case-law amongst the authorities and the judiciary, including the Constitutional Court
    • Presentation by Mr Anders Narvestad, Adviser, Ministry of Justice and Police, Norway: Experience of Norway of ensuring translation and dissemination of the Courts case-law and other relevant documents
    • Presentation by Ms Belma Skalonjić, Assistant Government Agent before the European Court of Human Rights, Bosnia and Herzegovina: Coordination mechanisms with respect to the execution of the European Courts judgments in Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Session 4: Challenges relating to the preparation of action plans/reports and their implementation at the national/local level
    • Presentation by Ms Ledina Mandija, General State Advocate, Ministry of Justice, Albania: Experience of drawing up the action plan on cases relating to property restitution/compensation
    • Presentation by Ms Elisabeth Handl-Petz, Legal Advisor, Federal Chancellery, Austria: Mechanisms to ensure efficient preparation of action plans
    • Presentation by Ms Karolina Bubnyt-Montvydien, Head of the Division of the Representation before the European Court of Human Rights, Ministry of Justice, Lithuania: Experience of drawing up of action plans in respect of cases revealing complex problems, with particular focus on the implementation of the judgment of Paksas v. Lithuania
    • Presentation by Mr Lilian Apostol, Government Agent before the European Court of Human Rights, Ministry of Justice, Moldova: Experience of drawing up of the action plan in respect of the pilot judgment Olaru v. Moldova and the execution measures taken
    • Presentation Ms Irina Cambrea, Government Co-Agent before the European Court of Human Rights, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Romania: Process of drawing up the action plan in respect of the pilot judgment Maria Atanasiu and others v. Romania and its implementation