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Plenary bodies

Steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH)

Committee of Experts on the Reform of the Court (DH-GDR)
 

Drafting Groups on the Reform of the Court

GT-GDR-A

GT-GDR-B

GT-GDR-C

GT-GDR-D

GT-GDR-E
GT-GDR-F
GT-GDR-G

 

High level Conferences

Brighton, 18-20/04/2012

Declaration
Proceedings
Background documents

Izmir, 26-27/04/2011

Declaration
Proceedings
Background documents

Interlaken, 18-19/02/2010

Declaration
Proceedings
Preparatory contributions
Background documents

Meetings of the Committee of Experts on the Reform of the Court (DH-GDR)

2014
7th meeting, 5-7 November

Draft agenda
Meeting Report

Addendum I Draft CDDH Report containing conclusions and possible proposals for action concerning the procedure for the amendment of the Rules of Court and the possible ’upgrading’ to the Convention of certain provisions of the Rules of Court
Addendum II – Draft CDDH contribution to the High-level Conference on “The implementation of the  Convention: our shared responsibility”, organised by the Belgian Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers (Brussels, 26-27 March 2015)

6th meeting: 4-6 June

Draft agenda
Meeting Report

 
2013

5th meeting: 29-31 October

 Meeting Report
 Addendum I - Draft CDDH report on whether more effective measures are needed in respect of States that fail to implement Court judgments in a timely manner
 Addendum II - 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
 Addendum III - Draft CDDH report on the question of whether or not to amend the Convention to enable the appointment of additional judges to the Court

4th meeting: 5-7 June

 Meeting report
 Addendum I – Draft 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
 Addendum II – Draft Guide to Good Practice in respect of domestic remedies
 Addendum III – Draft Toolkit to inform officials about the State's obligations under the Convention

3rd meeting: 13-15 February

 Meeting report
 Addendum I – Draft explanatory report to Protocol No. 16
 Addendum II – Draft CDDH report
on interim measures under Rule 39 of the Rules of Court
 Addendum III – Draft CDDH report on the advisability and modalities of a "representative application procedure"

2012

2nd meeting: 29-31 October

 Meeting report
 Addendum I – Draft CDDH report on measures taken by member states to implement relevant parts of the Interlaken and Izmir Declarations
 Addendum II – Draft CDDH report containing elements to contribute to the evaluation of the effects of Protocol No. 14 to the Convention and the implementation of the Interlaken and Izmir Declarations on the Court's situations 
 Addendum III – Draft Protocol No. 15
 Addendum IV – Draft Explanatory report to Protocol No. 15
 Addendum V – Draft Protocol No. 16
 DH-GDR(2012)020 – Draft Explanatory report to Protocol No. 16

1st meeting: 17-20 January

 Meeting report

 
2011
8th meeting: 2-4 November
 Meeting report 
 Appendix III – Draft CDDH Report on filtering of applications and treatment of repetitive applications 

 Appendix IV – Draft CDDH Report on a system of fees for applicants to the Court 
 Appendix V – Draft CDDH Report on the proposal to introduce a sanction in futile cases 
 Appendix VI – Draft CDDH Report on compulsory legal representation  
 Appendix VII – Draft CDDH Report on the proposal to extend the Court’s jurisdiction to give advisory opinions

7th meeting: 30 May – 1 June

 Meeting report
 Addendum I – Draft CDDH collective response to the Court’s Jurisconsult’s notes on the principle of subsidiarity and on the clarity and consistency of the Court’s case-law

6th meeting: 9-11 February

 Meeting report
 Addendum I – Report of the Consultation with representatives of civil society and national human rights institutions
 Addendum II – Draft elements for the CDDH Interim Activity Report

2010

5th meeting: 1-3 December

 Meeting report
 Addendum I – Draft CDDH report on the issues of filtering of applications and treatment of repetitive applications

4th meeting: 15-17 September

 Meeting report
 Addendum I – CDDH Final report on measures that result from the Interlaken Declaration that do not require amendment of the European Convention on Human Rights

3rd meeting: 5-7 May

 Meeting report
 Addendum I – Draft report on the issues of access to the Court fees for applications
 Addendum II – Proposals for dealing with repetitive applications that would not require amendment of the Convention

2nd meeting: 24-26 March

 Meeting report

   
2009

1st meeting: 7-9 October

 Meeting report