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The Committee of Ministers adopts new decisions on the implementation of the European Court's judgments

headline 17 September 2021 Strasbourg

The latest decisions adopted on the implementation of judgments from the European Court of Human Rights have been published by the Committee of Ministers. During its 1411th Human Rights meeting, the Committee adopted 44 decisions concerning 20 member States. Three interim resolutions were adopted...

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Execution by North Macedonia of the ECHR judgments

9 September 2021 Strasbourg

On 8 September, the Execution Department met with the Government Agent of North Macedonia at the margins of the visit of the Minister of Justice of North Macedonia to the Council of Europe. The meeting focused on certain cases examined by the Committee of Ministers under the enhanced procedure,...

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LGBTI persons’ rights - New thematic factsheet

7 September 2021

The Execution Department issued today a new thematic factsheet focusing on the execution of ECHR judgments concerning the rights of LGBTI persons. According to the European Court of Human Rights, the principle of non-discrimination is "fundamental" and underpins the Convention along with the rule...

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Serbia: inter-institutional meeting on execution of ECHR judgments

9 July 2021

On 9 July, the Execution Department participated in an inter-institutional meeting on the implementation of ECHR judgments concerning Serbia. Discussions focused on the enhancement of the national mechanism for the execution of ECHR judgments and on strengthening the role of the Government Agent...

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Belgium: videoconference with NHRIs on the execution of ECHR judgments

1 July 2021

On 28 June , the Execution Department organised a videoconference with the new Institut fédéral des droits humains and the Conseil central de surveillance pénitentiaire, independent human rights protection bodies in Belgium. Discussions focused on the procedure for the execution of judgments, in...

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Execution by Hungary of ECHR judgments

30 June 2021

On 29 June, the Execution Department organised a teleconference with the Government Agent and a representative of the Permanent Representation of Hungary to the Council of Europe. The meeting aimed to follow up on earlier dialogue concerning the rapid and full execution of the European Court's...

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New on-line country factsheets on execution of ECHR judgments

24 June 2021

The Execution Department launched today a new webpage containing country factsheets with information on the execution by all member States of the ECHR judgments. The on-line factsheets present an overview of the main issues revealed by ECHR judgments whose execution is pending before the...

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New thematic factsheet - execution of ECHR judgments concerning conditions of detention

22 June 2021

The Execution Department issued today a new thematic factsheet focusing on the execution of ECHR judgments concerning conditions of detention. Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights enjoins States to ensure that detainees be held in conditions which are compatible with respect for...

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Seminar on the effective implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights

14 June 2021

A Seminar on the “effective implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights - enhancing domestic dialogue and co-ordination” will take place on 15 June 2021 (10:00-17:30) by videoconference in the framework of the 94th meeting of the Steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH)....

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The Committee of Ministers adopts new decisions on the implementation of the European Court's judgments

10 June 2021 Strasbourg

The latest decisions adopted on the implementation of judgments from the European Court of Human Rights have been published by the Committee of Ministers. During its 1406th Human Rights meeting, the Committee adopted 37 decisions concerning 16 member States. Four interim resolutions were adopted...

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