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Updated Thematic Factsheet on Freedom of Religion

headline 23 mai 2022 Strasbourg

The Execution Department has published an updated thematic factsheet on the execution of ECHR judgments concerning freedom of religion The European Court has underlined that freedom of religion is one of the foundations of a democratic society within the meaning of the Convention. Pluralism,...

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Execution by the United Kingdom of ECHR judgments

12 May 2022 Strasbourg

On 12 May, the Department for the Execution of Judgments met with representatives of the United Kingdom Ministry of Justice and the Scottish Government team in Strasbourg. The discussions focused on the practice and procedures of the Committee of Ministers related to the supervision of European...

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Information on pending cases concerning the Russian Federation

10 mai 2022 Strasbourg

The Execution Department wishes to inform applicants and other interested parties subject to submitting Rule 9 communications in cases concerning the Russian Federation, that they may continue to provide information to the Committee of Ministers on the progress of the execution of the judgments,...

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New dates set for the 1436th CM DH meeting (June 2022)

6 May 2022 Strasbourg

On 4 May the Committee of Ministers decided to hold the 1436th (Human Rights) meeting of the Ministers’ Deputies from 8 to 10 June 2022 instead of 7 to 9 June 2022 as originally planned. 1433rd CM meeting, 4 May 2022 - Decisions 1436th CM-DH meeting files HUDOC-EXEC Committee of Ministers

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Mission to Mostar and Sarajevo on enforcement of domestic judgments and enhancement of authorities’ capacity to execute ECHR judgments

28-29 April 2022 Sarajevo

During a mission on 28-29 April, representatives of the Execution Department held a meeting with authorities in Mostar on the implementation of the action plan adopted by the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton to implement the Kunić and Others group of ECHR judgments. The action plan provides for the...

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Mission to Brussels on the execution of judgments of the ECHR

20 April 2022 Brussels

On 20 April, a meeting was held in Brussels between the Department for the execution of judgments of the ECHR and the Office of the Agent of the Belgian Government. The procedure for the execution of judgments was explained at length to the new members of the Office and an overview was given of...

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Lithuania: Parliament adopts constitutional amendment to implement ECHR judgment

21 April 2022 Vilnius

On 21 April, the Lithuanian Parliament (Seimas) adopted in the second vote the constitutional amendment aimed at implementing the ECHR judgment in the case concerning the former president Rolandas Paksas. The Court has found a violation of the applicant’s right to free elections due to the...

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High-level mission to Romania on the execution of ECHR judgments

14 April 2022 Bucharest

From 5 to 7 April the Director of Human Rights and a delegation of the Department for the Execution of Judgments carried out a mission to Romania with support from the Agent of the Government of Romania before the European Court of Human Rights and Romania’s Permanent Representation to the...

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Meeting with representatives of the Dutch Ministry of Justice

17 March 2022 Strasbourg

On 17 March, the Execution Department had a meeting with representatives from the Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security and the Deputy of the Netherlands Permanent Representative to the Council of Europe. During the meeting the practice and procedure of the Committee of Ministers related to the...

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Implementing ECHR judgments: Annual Report 2021

30 March 2021 Strasbourg

The latest Annual Report from the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers on the implementation of judgments from the European Court of Human Rights has highlighted many positive developments whilst also underlining that the system faces a number of serious challenges. The report shows that...

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