Belgium and the Council of Europe

Membership of the Council of Europe: 5 May 1949

Entry into force of the European Convention on Human Rights: 14 June 1955

First case under supervision of execution:  De Becker (214/56) Judgment final on 27 March 1962

Closed cases

Summaries of a selection of main reforms and achievements reported in final resolutions.

 Main achievements

Pending cases

Overview of main issues before the Committee of Ministers - Ongoing Supervision.

 Main cases under supervision

Useful links

 European Convention on Human Rights (in Dutch, French, German)


 ECHR Impact

 Other country factsheets

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