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Strasbourg, 28 August 2013
 

GT-GDR-E(2013)OJ002
 

STEERING COMMITTEE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
(CDDH)

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COMMITTEE OF EXPERTS ON THE REFORM OF THE COURT
(DH-GDR)
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DRAFTING GROUP ‘E’ ON THE REFORM OF THE COURT
(GT-GDR-E)

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2nd meeting

Tuesday 17 September (9:30 a.m.) – Thursday 19 September 2013
(close of meeting: 1 p.m.)

Strasbourg, Agora, room G06

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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-E(2013)OJ002

- Draft order of business

GT-GDR-E(2013)OT002

- Report of the 1st meeting of the GT-GDR-E (22-24 May 2013)

GT-GDR-E(2013)R1

- Report of the 78th meeting of the CDDH (25-28 June 2013)

CDDH(2013)R78

- Report of the 77th meeting of the CDDH (19-22 March 2013)

CDDH(2013)R77

- Report of the 75th meeting of the CDDH (19-22 June 2012)

CDDH(2012)R75

- Report of the 4th meeting of the DH-GDR (5-7 June 2013)

DH-GDR(2013)R4

- Report of the 3rd meeting of the DH-GDR (13-15 February 2013)

DH-GDR(2013)R3

- 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.

- Resolution of the Committee of Ministers on intergovernmental committees and subordinate bodies, their terms of reference and working methods

CM/Res(2011)24

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

Item 2: Whether more effective measures are needed in respect of States that fail to implement Court judgments in a timely manner

Working document

- Draft CDDH report on whether more effective measures are needed in respect of States that fail to implement Court judgments in a timely manner

GT-GDR-E(2013)013

Reference documents

- Compilation of comments on whether more effective measures are needed in respect of States that fail to implement Court judgments in a timely manner

GT-GDR-E(2013)009

- Programme of the exchange of views with representatives of civil society and other independent experts

GT-GDR-E(2013)001

- List of participants invited

GT-GDR-E(2013)001 Appendix

- CDDH report containing conclusions and possible proposals for action on ways to resolve the large numbers of applications arising from systemic issues identified by the Court

CDDH(2013)R78 Addendum III

- Memorandum on the Parliamentary Assembly’s proposal to introduce a system of financial sanctions or astreintes on states who fail to implement judgments of the Strasbourg Court

GT-GDR-E(2013)002

- Observations by ETUC to the GT-GDR-E on ‘execution of judgments’ (English only)

GT-GDR-E(2013)003

- Measures to improve the execution of the judgments and decisions of the Court – Working document under discussion within the GT-REF.ECHR

GT-REF.ECHR(2013)2rev2

    - Proposals by A. Bultrini concerning supervision by the Committee of Ministers of execution of judgments

GT-GDR-E(2013)006

The Group is invited to examine and adopt the draft CDDH report, to be presented by the rapporteur Ms Denise RENGER (Germany), prepared in accordance with the guidance adopted at its 1st meeting and subsequently supplemented by the DH-GDR at its 4th meeting (5-7 June 2013, DH-GDR(2013)R4, para. 10), and with which the CDDH concurred at its 78th meeting (25-28 June, CDDH(2013)R78, para. 7).

The adopted text will be further examined at the DH-GDR meeting on 29-31 October 2013, prior to its possible adoption at the CDDH meeting on 26-29 November 2013, for submission to the Committee of Ministers thereafter.

Item 3: Review of the functioning of the Advisory Panel of experts on candidates for election as judge to the European Court of Human Rights

Working document

- Draft CDDH report on the review of the functioning of the Advisory Panel of experts on candidates for election as judge to the European Court of Human Rights

GT-GDR-E(2013)014
Restricted

Reference documents

- Compilation of comments on the review of the functioning of the Advisory Panel of experts on candidates for election as judge to the European Court of Human Rights

GT-GDR-E(2013)010

- Committee of Ministers’ Resolution on the establishment of an Advisory Panel of experts on candidates for election as judge to the European Court of Human Rights

CM/Res(2010)26

- Ministers’ Deputies exchanges of views with Mr Luzius Wildhaber, Chairman of the Advisory Panel of Experts on Candidates for Election as Judge to the European Court of Human Rights (4 April 2012 & 30 January 2013)

DH-GDR(2013)005

- Written contribution by the Advisory Panel

GT-GDR-E(2013)004Rev
Restricted

- Supplementary Operating Rules of the Advisory Panel

GT-GDR(2013)016
Restricted

The Group is invited to examine and adopt the draft CDDH report, to be presented by the rapporteur Mr Martin KUIJER (The Netherlands), prepared in accordance with the guidance adopted at its 1st meeting and subsequently supplemented by the DH-GDR at its 4th meeting (5-7 June 2013, DH-GDR(2013)R4, para. 10), and with which the CDDH concurred at its 78th meeting (25-28 June, CDDH(2013)R78, para. 7).

The adopted text will be further examined at the DH-GDR meeting on 29-31 October 2013, prior to its possible adoption at the CDDH meeting on 26-29 November 2013, for submission to the Committee of Ministers thereafter.

Item 4: Whether or not to proceed to amend the Convention to enable the appointment of additional judges to the Court

Working document

- Draft CDDH report on whether or not to proceed to amend the Convention to enable the appointment of additional judges o the Court

GT-GDR-E(2013)015


Reference documents

- Comments on whether or not to proceed to amend the Convention to enable the appointment of additional judges to the Court

GT-GDR-E(2013)011

- Intervention of the Court Registrar to the meeting of the ad hoc Working Party on Reform of the Human Rights Convention system (GT-REF.ECHR) on 9 July 2013 (English only)

GT-GDR-E(2013)012
Restricted

- CDDH Final Report on measures requiring amendment of the European Convention on Human Rights/ CDDH Report on increasing the Court’s capacity to process applications

CDDH(2012)R74 Addendum I/ Appendix IV, Section 1

The Group is invited to examine and adopt the draft CDDH report, to be presented by the rapporteur Mr Vit SCHORM (Czech Republic), prepared in accordance with the guidance adopted at its 1st meeting, with which the CDDH concurred at its 78th meeting (25-28 June, CDDH(2013)R78, para. 7).

The adopted text will be further examined at the DH-GDR meeting on 29-31 October 2013, prior to its possible adoption at the CDDH meeting on 26-29 November 2013, for submission to the Committee of Ministers thereafter.

Item 5: Other business

Item 6: Adoption of the conclusions and meeting report

Working document

- Draft Report of the 2nd GT-GDR-E meeting (17-19 September 2013)

GT-GDR-E(2013)R2

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