The latest case-by-case decisions on the implementation of judgments and decisions from the European Court of Human Rights have been published by the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers.
The Committee adopted 28 decisions concerning 17 member states during the meeting, including 4 Interim Resolutions (*) concerning Bulgaria, Russia, Turkey and the United Kingdom.
71 Final Resolutions (**) were adopted by the Committee in respect of 172 judgments and decisions from the European court, concerning 24 different states.
An indicative list of cases to be examined during the Committee’s next full meeting on the execution of judgments, which will take place from 9 to 11 March 2021, was also adopted.
Under Article 46 of the human rights convention, judgments from the European Court of Human Rights are binding on the states concerned.
The Committee of Ministers oversees the execution of judgments on the basis of information provided by the national authorities concerned, NGOs and other interested parties.
- Department for the Execution of ECHR Judgments
- Country factsheets on the execution of judgments
- Thematic factsheets on the execution of judgments
- Video on the supervision process
(*) An Interim Resolution is a form of decision adopted by the Committee of Ministers aimed at overcoming more complex situations requiring special attention.
(**) A Final Resolution is a Committee of Ministers decision whereby it decides to close the supervision of the execution of a judgment, considering that the respondent state has adopted all measures required in response to the violations found by the court.
Implementing ECHR judgments: Latest decisions from the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers