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Strasbourg, 17 December 2012
 

GT-GDR-C(2012)OJ002
 
 

STEERING COMMITTEE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
(CDDH)

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DRAFTING GROUP ‘C’ ON THE REFORM OF THE COURT
(GT-GDR-C)

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2nd Meeting

Strasbourg

Wednesday 30 January (9.30 a.m.) – Friday 1 February 2013

(close of meeting: 1.00 p.m.)

Agora, Meeting Room G04

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DRAFT ANNOTATED AGENDA

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Item 1: Opening of the meeting, adoption of the agenda and order of business

General documents

- Draft annotated agenda

GT-GDR-C(2012)OJ002

- Report of the 1st meeting of the GT-GDR-C (12-14 December 2012)

GT-GDR-C(2012)R1

- Report of the 2nd meeting of the DH-GDR (29-31 October 2012)

DH-GDR(2012)R2

- Brighton Declaration

CDDH(2012)007

- Follow-up to the High-level Conference on the Future of the European Court of Human Rights (Brighton, 18-20 April 2012)

CDDH(2012)009REV.

- Izmir Declaration

CDDH(2011)010

Once the Chairperson has opened the meeting, the Group is invited to adopt the agenda and order of business.

Item 2: Interim measures under Rule 39 of the Rules of Court

Working document

- Preliminary draft CDDH report on interim measures under Rule 39 of the Rules of the Court

GT-GDR-C(2013)001

Reference documents

- Report of the 1st meeting of the GT-GDR-C (12-14 December 2012)

GT-GDR-C(2012)R1

- Brighton Declaration

CDDH(2012)007

- Izmir Declaration

CDDH(2011)010

- Preliminary Opinion of the Court in preparation for the Brighton Conference

GT-GDR-C(2012)001

- Practice Direction: requests for interim measures (Rule 39 of the Rules of Court)

GT-GDR-C(2012)002

- Statistics on interim measures accepted and refused by State Party (1 January – 30 June 2012)

GT-GDR-C(2012)003

- Rule 39 decisions by year (2008-2011)

GT-GDR-C(2012)004

- Statement issued by the President of the European Court of Human Rights concerning requests for interim measures (Rule 39 of the Rules of Court) (11 February 2011)

GT-GDR-C(2012)005

- Research on ECHR Rule 39 interim measures (ECRE – European Council on Refugees and Exiles / ELENA – European Legal Network on Asylum)

Link to the document

- Article 39 of the Rules of Court: modalities of application and procedure (Information document by the Registry of the Court)

GT-GDR-C (2012)009

- Parliamentary Assembly’s resolution and recommendation on “Preventing harm to refugees and migrants in extradition and expulsion cases: Rule 39 indications by the European Court of Human Rights

GT-GDR-C (2012)011

- The Interlaken Process and the Court (document prepared by the Court)

DH-GDR(2012)018

- Compilation of written contributions for the 2nd meeting (prepared by the Secretariat)

GT-GDR-C(2013)003

The Group is invited to examine and adopt the preliminary draft CDDH report, to be presented by the rapporteur Mrs Yasmine AHMED (United Kingdom), prepared in accordance with the guidance adopted at the 1st meeting.

The adopted text will be further examined at the DH-GDR meeting on 13-15 February 2013, prior to its possible adoption at the CDDH meeting on 19-22 March 2013, for presentation to the Committee of Ministers thereafter.

Item 3: “Representative application procedure”

Working document

- Preliminary draft CDDH report on the advisability and the modalities of a “representative application procedure”

GT-GDR-C(2013)002

Reference documents

- Report of the 1st meeting of the GT-GDR-C (12-14 December 2012)

GT-GDR-C(2012)R1

- Brighton Declaration

CDDH(2012)007

- Proceedings of the Round Table on “The right to trial within a reasonable time and short-term reform of the European Court of Human Rights”, organised by the Slovenian Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers (Bled, 21-22 September 2009)

Link to the document

- Proceedings of the Seminar on “Ten Years of the ‘New’ European Court of Human Rights 1998-2008: situation and outlook”, organised by the Court (Strasbourg, 13 October 2008)

GT-GDR-C(2012)006

- “European Court Registrar calls for special measures to deal with influx of Hungarian pension cases” (press release, 11 January 2012)

GT-GDR-C(2012)007

- “Statement on Case-overload at the European Court of Human Rights”, European Law Institute, 6 July 2012

GT-GDR-C(2012)008

- Note prepared by the Registry of the Court for the 1st meeting of GT-GDR-C

GT-GDR-C(2013)005

- Compilation of written contributions for the 2nd meeting (prepared by the Secretariat)

GT-GDR-C(2013)003

The Group is invited to examine and adopt the preliminary draft CDDH report, to be presented by the rapporteur Mr Morten RUUD (Norway), prepared in accordance with the guidance adopted at the 1st meeting.

The adopted text will be further examined at the DH-GDR meeting on 13-15 February 2013, prior to its possible adoption at the CDDH meeting on 19-22 March 2013, for presentation to the Committee of Ministers thereafter.

Item 4: Other business

Item 5: Adoption of the conclusions and meeting report

Working document

- Draft report of the 2nd meeting of the GT-GDR-C

GT-GDR-C(2013)R2

The Group is invited to adopt the final decisions of the meeting.