The Rule of Law – Dynamics and Limits of a Common European Value

20 September 2019 Minsk

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Presentation to the Scientific-Consultative Council on International Legal Issues of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus Contents Introduction. 1 Origins of the rule of law concept 2 Germany. 2 United Kingdom.. 4 Belarus. 6 The Council of Europe’s contribution to...

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Conference on Criminal Justice in Cyberspace

26 February 2019 Athénée Palace Hilton Hotel, Bucharest

Click here to see Mr Polakiewicz's Presentation Check against delivery Reconciling security and fundamental rights How to square the circle: Ensuring effective law enforcement access to electronic evidence while protecting privacy Conference on Criminal Justice in Cyberspace Bucharest, 26...

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Taking Stock: Human Rights at 70: Taking Stock

11 December 2018 Ljubljana

Human Rights at 70: Taking Stock Roundtable discussion organised by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands & the Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana Minister, Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, It is a great honour and a pleasure for me to participate in this event celebrating...

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Legal challenges and opportunities raised by EU participation in Council of Europe treaties

25 April 2018 Working Party on Fundamental Rights, Citizens Rights and Free Movement of Persons (FREMP), Brussels

Link to Mr Polakiewicz’s presentation - Legal challenges and opportunities raised by EU participation in Council of Europe treaties Contents Introduction. 1 EU accession to the ECHR.. 2 General issues of EU participation in CoE treaties. 6 1) Drafting of treaties. 6 2)...

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Seminar on “State Immunity under International Law and Current Challenges”

20 September 2017 Strasbourg

The Contribution of the Council of Europe to State Immunity, through its Conventions and the Case Law of the European Court of Human Rights

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The Council of Europe’s Role in promoting and strengthening the rule of law

15 September 2017 Warsaw

Conference ‘Protecting European Union Values: Breaches of Article 2 TEU and their Consequences’ Statement by Mr Jörg POLAKIEWICZ[1] Szanowni Państwo, Na wstępie chciałem podziękować organizatorom za zaproszenie. Jest to dla mnie wielki zaszczyt i przyjemność reprezentować Radę Europy na tej...

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Between 'Res Judicata' and 'Orientierungswirkung – ECHR Judgments Before National Courts

19-21 June 2017 Brno

Statement by Mr Jörg POLAKIEWICZ Director of Legal Advice and Public International Law Council of Europe Mr President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Your conference gives me the opportunity to revisit my doctoral thesis ‘The Obligations of States Arising from the Judgments of the European...

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53rd meeting of the Committee of Legal Advisers on Public International Law (CAHDI)

23 March 2017 Strasbourg

Speaking points Mr Jörg POLAKIEWICZ Check against delivery Madame Chair, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is my great pleasure to welcome you at this beautiful spring morning once again here in the Palais of the Council of Europe – this time for the 53rd meeting of the CAHDI. It is a pleasure for me...

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Looking for Ariadne’s thread in the labyrinth of Opinion 2/13

University of Nicosia, 17 March 2017 Conference "The Inter-Relationship between the European Convention on Human Rights and European Union Law" Mr Polakiewicz's Presentation

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71st Session of the Sixth Committee of the General Assembly of the United Nations

24 – 26 October 2016 New York

71st Session of the Sixth Committee of the General Assembly of the United Nations Report of the International Law Commission on the work of its 68th Session Cluster 1 (Chapters I, II, III, IV, V, VI and XIII) Mr Chairperson, Dear colleagues, Ladies and gentlemen, First and foremost, I would like...

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