Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights


[Last update: 16/04/2014]

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: 1201st Committee of Ministers Human Rights meeting
(3-5 June 2014)



HR (Human Rights) meetings calendar 2014




Annual Report 2013 New

Change of email address

Please note that the e-mail address of the Department for the execution the European Court of Human Rights judgments has changed. From now on, the address to use is: DGI-execution@coe.int.
The email address concerning just satisfaction remain unchanged.



News

7th ANNUAL REPORT of the Committee of Ministers, 2013 now online

Supervision of execution of the Strasbourg Courts judgments: very good results before the Committee of Ministers

Strasbourg, 02.04.2014 - The Committee of Ministers today made public the annual report for 2013 on its supervision of the execution of judgments and decisions of the European Court of Human Rights. In accordance with the European Convention on Human Rights, the Committee of Ministers is responsible for supervising the execution of the Courts judgments by the states concerned.

The statistics 2013 confirm the positive trends of 2011 and 2012, and reveal a first decrease ever in the total number of pending cases. One can also note an all-time high in the number of cases closed through final resolutions. Like in 2012, the statistics 2013 also reveal improvements as to the respect of deadlines in the payment of just satisfaction.
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Committee of Ministers: decisions on execution of European Court of Human Rights judgments

Strasbourg, 07.03.2014 The Committee of Ministers has made public today decisions and resolutions adopted at its first special human rights meeting (04-06 March 2014) during which it has examined the state of implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights.

Texts adopted concerned Albania, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Italy, the Republic of Moldova, Romania, the Russian Federation, Serbia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey, Ukraine and the United Kingdom. The list of cases concerned is presented on the website of the Department for the Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights.

Texts adopted are immediately available through the Directorate of Communications (pressunit@coe.int) and may be subject to editorial changes. Final texts and working documents will be available shortly on the Committee of Ministers website.

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 the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights, and in the Committee of Ministers Annual Reports on its execution supervision