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High level Conferences

Brighton, 18-20/04/2012

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Izmir, 26-27/04/2011

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Interlaken, 18-19/02/2010

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Drafting Group D on the Reform of the Court (GT-GDR-D)

Terms of reference:
The GT-GDR-D is required to prepare:
a draft guide to good practice with respect to domestic remedies (see paragraph 9.f)ii) of the Brighton Declaration);
a draft toolkit to inform public officials about the State’s obligations under the Convention (see paragraph 9.f)iii) of the Brighton Declaration);
a draft report containing conclusions and possible proposals for action on ways to resolve the large number of applications arising from systemic issues identified by the Court (see paragraph 20.c) of the Brighton Declaration).

After its examination by the Committee of experts on the reform of the Court (DH-GDR), the work of GT-GDR-D will then be examined and adopted by the Steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH) for transmission to the Committee of Ministers.

Deadline: 31 December 2013

Progress:
The GT-GDR-D held the following meetings:
10-12 April 2013
15-17 May 2013

At its 4th meeting (5-7 June 2013), the DH-GDR examined draft Guide to good practice in respect of domestic remedies, draft Toolkit to inform public officials about the State’s obligations under the Convention and draft CDDH Report on ways to resolve the large numbers of applications arising from systemic issues identified by the Court, and transmitted them to the CDDH.

The CDDH examined and adopted the draft Guide, Toolkit and the draft report at its 78th meeting (24-28 June 2013) and transmitted them to the Committee of Ministers.
Result:
At their 1178th meeting (17-18 September 2013), the Ministers’ Deputies:
adopted the Toolkit to inform public officials about the State’s obligations under the European Convention on Human Rights;
adopted the Guide to good practice in respect of domestic remedies;took note of the 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.

 


 

 
Meetings  
2nd Meeting, 15-17 May 2013
Draft annotated agenda
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
Toolkit to inform public officials about State's obligations under the Convention
Revised proposal by the United Kingdom expert for the Guide to good practice in respect of domestic remedies
1st meeting, 10-12 April 2013
Draft annotated agenda
Meeting report