On 30 March 2018 the European Union (EU) and the Council of Europe (CoE), in co-operation with the Supreme Court of Georgia organized a workshop on “The Execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) and reopening the cases based on ECHR judgments”
The workshop brought together members of High Council of Justice (HCOJ), judges from the first, appellate and cassation courts and CoE’s representatives.
Mr. Cristian Urse, Head of the Council of Europe Office in Georgia, and Ms. Nino Gvenetadze, Chairperson of the Supreme Court of Georgia addressed opening remarks to the participants.
The workshop discussed the role of the courts in the process of a full, effective and prompt execution of the ECHR judgements and overview the state of execution of judgments against Georgia.
The event was organised in the framework of the European Union – Council of Europe joint project “Strengthening the Application of the European Convention on Human Rights in Georgia”, within the EU-CoE Partnership for Good Governance.