Reform of the European Court of Human Rights

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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

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

Terms of reference
The GT-GDR-F is required to prepare a report containing opinions and possible proposals concerning the longer-term future of the Convention system (see paragraphs 35.c)-f) of the Brighton Declaration).

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

The following external experts have been nominated to participate in the work of the GT-GDR-F:
Sir Nicolas Bratza, former President of the Court, nominated by the Court;
Prof. Giorgio Malinverni, Honorary Professor, University of Geneva, former Judge of the Court, nominated by the Venice Commission;
Mr Alain Lacabarats, Chamber President, Court of Cassation of France, nominated by the Consultative Council of European Judges (CCJE);
Prof. Tatiana Neshataeva, Vice-President of the Court of the Eurasian Economic Community, Professor, Russian Academy of Justice, nominated by the Secretary General;
Mr Alvaro Gil-Robles, former Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, nominated by the Secretary General;
Prof. Christophe Grabenwarter, Judge, Constitutional Court of Austria, Professor, University of Vienna, member of the Venice Commission, nominated by the Secretary General ;
M. Bahadir KilinÁ, Judge, Constitutional Court of Turkey, nominated by the Secretary General.

Deadline: 15 March 2015

 

 
2014
1st meeting of the GT-GDR-F
Strasbourg, 19-21 March

Draft annotated Agenda
Meeting Report