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  Terms of Reference
     2016-2017

  Background
  Texts adopted
  Opinions by the CDDH
  Interim and Activity
    reports to the
    Committee of Ministers
 
 
 
Archives
  Simplified Amendment
    Procedure (DH-PS)

  Selection of
    Candidates (CDDH-SC)

 
Protection Procedures
   (DH-PR)

  Development of Human
    Rights (DH-DEV)

  Fighting Impunity
    (DH-I)

  Length of proceedings
    (DH-RE)

  Access to official
    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.
 

NEWS      NEWS      NEWS      NEWS     

 

CALENDAR 2017

 



97th meeting of the Bureau of the CDDH
Vienna, 23-24 May 2017
Draft annotated agenda
Meeting report

87th meeting of the Steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH)
Strasbourg, 6-9 June 2017
Draft Agenda
Abridged report
Meeting report
Addendum I: Guide to good practice on the implementation of Recommendation (2008)2 of the Committee of Ministers on efficient domestic capacity for rapid execution of judgements of the European Court of Human Rights
Addendum II: Guide to good and promising practices aimed at preventing and combating female genital mutilation and forced marriage
Addendum III: Analysis of the relevant jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights and other Council of Europe instruments to provide additional guidance on how to reconcile freedom of expression with other rights and freedoms, in particular in culturally diverse societies
Addendum IV:
 Analysis on the impact of current national legislation, policies and practices on the activities of civil society organisations, human rights defenders and national institutions for the promotion and protection of human rights

9 June : High level Seminar on Human Rights and Business "Promoting the effective implementation of global and regional instruments"
Programme
Biographys

1st meeting of the Drafting Group on Social Rights (CDDH-SOC)
Strasbourg, 19-21 April 2017
Draft agenda
Meeting report

3rd meeting of the Drafting Group on female genital mutilations and forced marriage (CDDH-MF)
Strasbourg, 28-31 March 2017
Draft agenda
Meeting Report

1st meeting of the Drafting Group on freedom of expression and links to other human rights (CDDH-EXP), with participation in the Conference: Promoting dialogue between the European Court of Human Rights and the media freedom community
Strasbourg, 21-24 March 2017
Draft agenda

Extraordinary meeting of the Bureau of the CDDH
Strasbourg, 20-21 March 2017
Draft Agenda
Meeting report


MEETING REPORTSCDDH DOCUMENTS 


  PREVIOUSLY

2nd meeting of the Drafting Group on Civil Society and National Human Rights Institutions (CDDH-INST)
Strasbourg, 8-10 March 2017
Draft agenda
Meeting Report

CONDITIONS OF DETENTION OF MIGRANTS AND ALTERNATIVES TO DETENTION
Cyprus, 15-17 February 2017
Committee of Experts on the Administrative Detention of Migrants (CJ-DAM) and Dafting Group on Migration (CDDH-MIG) - Parallel and joint meetings
Programme
2nd meeting of the Dafting Group on Migration (CDDH-MIG)
Draft agenda  
Meeting Report

86th meeting of the Steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH)

Strasbourg, 6-8 December 2016
Draft Agenda
Working documents
Meeting Report

96th meeting of the Bureau of the CDDH
Paris, 24-25 November 2016
Report of the 96th CDDH-BU meeting

1st meeting of the Drafting Group on Civil Society and National Human Rights Institutions (CDDH-INST)
Strasbourg, 12-14 October 2016
Draft agenda
Meeting Report

2nd meeting of the Drafting Group on female genital mutilations and forced marriage (CDDH-MF)
Strasbourg, 21-23 September 2016
Meeting Report
Draft agenda

1st meeting of the Drafting Group on Migration and Human Rights (CDDH-MIG) Strasbourg, 14-16 September 2016
Draft agenda
Meeting Report

High-level Seminar on the protection and promotion of Human Rights in culturally diverse societies
Strasbourg, 13-14 June 2016
PROGRAMME
LINK to the dedicated website and live webcast

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 

Human rights in culturally diverse societies
Guidelines adopted by the Committee of Ministers
Compilation of Council of Europe standards
Proceedings of the High-level Seminar

Human rights and business
Recommendation CM/Rec(2016)3 of the Committee of Ministers to member States

The impact of the economic crisis and austerity measures on human rights in Europe - Feasibility Study
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



USEFUL LINKS

 

 Human Rights Law and Policy

 Execution of judgements

 The Court

 Committee of Ministers

 Parliamentary Assembly