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About Accession

Press Release of 7 July 2010:

"European Commission and Council of Europe kick off joint talks on EU's accession to the Convention on Human Rights"

 

European Parliament:

European Parliament Resolution of 19 May 2010 on the institutional aspects of the accession of the European Union to the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

 

Workshop by the Council of Europe and the European Parliament (20 November 2012)

"EU accession to the ECHR - state of play and perspectives"
Introduction of the working session by Mr Jörg Polakiewicz, former Head of Human Rights and Development Department, Council of Europe (French only)

 

EU law and the ECHR

"Fundamental Rights In Europe: A Matter For Two Courts", Oxford Brookes University, 18 January 2013
Will EU accession to the European Convention on Human Rights square the circle? Speech by Mr Jörg Polakiewicz, former Head of Human Rights and Development Department, Council of Europe