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    (DH-I)

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    (DH-RE)

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    documents (DH-S-AC)

  Accelerated asylum
    procedures (GT-DH-AS)

  Fight against terrorism
   (DH-S-TER)

  Social rights
   (GT-DH-SOC)
 
 

 

The CDDH’s principal role, under the auspices of the Committee of Ministers, is to set up standards commonly accepted by the 47 member states with the aim of developing and promoting human rights in Europe and improving the effectiveness of the control mechanism established by the European Convention on Human Rights.
 

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1st meeting of the Drafting Group on female genital mutilations and forced marriage  (CDDH-MF), Strasbourg, 27-29 April 2016
Draft Agenda  


CALENDARMEETING REPORTSCDDH DOCUMENTS 

 

  FORTHCOMING

95th meeting of the Bureau of the CDDH
Paris, 26-27 May 2016

85th meeting of the Steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH), Strasbourg, 13-17 June 2016


  PREVIOUSLY

84th meeting of the Steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH), Strasbourg, 7-11 December 2015
Abridged meeting report

Meeting report  

Addendum I: CDDH report on the longer-term future of the system of the European Convention on Human Rights

Addendum II: Draft Recommandation of the Committee of Ministers to member States on Human Rights and business and its draft explanatory memorandum

Addendum III: Draft Guidelines of the Committee of Ministers to member States on the protection and promotion of Human Rights in culturally diverse societies

Addendum IV: CDDH feasibility study on the impact of the economic crisis and auterity measures on Human Rights in Europe

94th meeting of the Bureau of the CDDH
Paris, 26-27 November 2015
Meeting Report

6th meeting of Drafting Group on Human Rights in Culturally Diverse Societies
(CDDH-DC) - Strasbourg, 23-25 November 2015
Meeting report

6th meeting of Drafting Group on Human Rights and Business (CDDH-CORP) - Strasbourg, 2-4 November 2015
Meeting Report

5th meeting of Drafting Group on Human Rights in Culturally Diverse Societies
(CDDH-DC) - Strasbourg, 27-29 October 2015
Meeting report

5th meeting of Drafting Group on Human Rights and Business (CDDH-CORP) - Strasbourg, 23-25 September 2015
Meeting Report

4th meeting of Drafting Group on Human Rights in Culturally Diverse Societies
(CDDH-DC) - Strasbourg, 8-10 September 2015
Meeting report

83rd meeting of the Steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH), Strasbourg, 17-19 June 2015
Abridged meeting report
Meeting report
Addendum: Compilation of Council of Europe standards relating to the principles of freedom of thought, conscience and religion and links to other human rights

3rd meeting of Drafting Group on Human Rights in Culturally Diverse Societies (CDDH-DC) - Strasbourg, 31 March-2 April 2015
Meeting report
Presentation by Ms Dr Snjezana Vasiljevic "Multiple Discrimination-EU perspective"

The High-level Conference "Implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights: our shared responsability", organised under the Belgian Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers, took place in Brussels from 26 to 27 March 2015
Brussels Declaration
Conclusions of the Conference (bilingual version FR/EN)


SPEECHES



 

CONTACT

 

Alfonso De Salas
S
ecretary of the CDDH
DG I - Human Rights and Rule of Law
Human Rights Intergovernmental Co-operation
Council of Europe
F- 67075 Strasbourg Cedex
www.coe.int/CDDH


 

 

CDDH MAIN ACTIVITIES


 Reform of the Court
  

    Protocol No. 15
    Explanatory Report        

   Protocol No. 16
    Explanatory Report
 

 European Union Accession

 Human Rights of older

  persons

 Human Rights and Business  

 Human Rights in Culturally
  Diverse Societies

 Bioethics

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

 Proceedings

 Other publications 

Compilation of Council of Europe standards relating to the principles of freedom of thought, conscience and religionand links to other human rights

Proceedings of the High Level Conference on the implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights, our shared responsibility
Conference on the long-term future of the European Court of Human Rights, Oslo, 7-8 April 2014

 

Guide to good practice in respect of domestic remedies

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Toolkit to inform public officials about the State's obligations under the ECHR


 Reforming the European
 Convention on Human
 Rights: Interlaken, Izmir,
 Brighton and beyond



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