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Participation of the President of the CCJE in the 8th annual meeting between the Secretary General of the Council of Europe and the Heads of monitoring and advisory bodies

Videoconference 29 June 2020
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Participation of the President of the CCJE in the 8th annual meeting between the Secretary General of the Council of Europe and the Heads of monitoring and advisory bodies

Judge Nina Betetto, President of the CCJE, took part, on 29 June 2020, in the 8th annual meeting between the Secretary General of the Council of Europe and the Heads of monitoring and advisory bodies held via videoconference in Strasbourg. Participants exchanged views as regards the key priorities of the Council of Europe given the challenges faced by European societies, how to support the implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights, lessons learnt from the sanitary crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and how to protect core values and standards of the Council of Europe in the context of this pandemic. The President of the CCJE presented her views on the central role of justice and of judges in the time of the pandemic, and the relevance of the CCJE in this context for enhancing the application of the European Convention on Human Rights, as well as of economic, social and cultural rights.