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

headline 3 December 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 1419th Human Rights meeting, the Committee adopted 44 decisions concerning 19 member States. Five interim resolutions were adopted...

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Bulgaria: Urgent steps needed to reduce the Chief Prosecutor’s influence on the Supreme Judicial Council to be elected in 2022

headline 3 December 2021

During its Human Rights meeting from 30 November to 2 December, the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers examined the S.Z. and Kolevi group of cases against Bulgaria. These cases concern mainly the systemic problem of ineffective investigations into killings, ill-treatment and rape, as well...

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Visit to Ukraine on execution of ECHR judgments

24 November 2021 Kyiv

On 17-19 November, a delegation of the Council of Europe visited Kyiv to discuss the challenges and steps to be taken for the execution of ECHR judgments. Discussions focused on the need to co-ordinate and strengthen the institutional and legislative capacities of the executive, legislative and...

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New translations of thematic factsheets

23 November 2021

Today the department issued new translations into several languages of six thematic factsheets: The factsheet on Constitutional matters is now available in Serbian. The factsheet on Independence and Impartiality of the judicial system is now available in Polish, Romanian, Turkish and Ukrainian....

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North Macedonia: Parliament roundtable on legal gender recognition

18 November 2021 Skopje

On 17 November, the Execution Department participated in the roundtable on legal gender recognition organised by the Parliament of North Macedonia and the Council of Europe. The Execution Department presented the current state of play in the implementation of European Court’s judgment in the X....

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Romanian prosecutors participate in training on the fight against homophobia and transphobia

16 November 2021

On 8 and 9 November, the Execution Department took part in the launch of the HELP course “Fight against Racism, Xenophobia, Homophobia and Transphobia” which was attended by 17 Romanian prosecutors. This course aims in particular to support the execution by Romania of the ECHR judgment in M.C....

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Bosnia and Herzegovina: next general elections should be carried out in ECHR-compliant conditions

10 November 2021 Sarajevo

On 9 and 10 November, the Director of Human Rights and the Execution Department carried out a mission to Sarajevo during which meetings were held with national authorities and representatives of the international community on the long-pending execution of the Sejdić and Finci group of five ECHR...

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Migration and asylum - New thematic factsheet

9 November 2021

The Execution Department issued today a new thematic factsheet focusing on the execution of ECHR judgments concerning migration and asylum. Migrants, asylum seekers and refugees enjoy the human rights and fundamental freedoms enshrined in the European Convention on Human Rights. The Court has...

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Official visit to Azerbaijan focuses on execution of ECHR judgments

9 November 2021 Baku

From 27 to 28 October a delegation of DGI, headed by the Director General, paid an official visit to Baku, Azerbaijan. The meetings focused on the execution of judgments of the European Court in respect of Azerbaijan, in particular on certain cases under the enhanced supervision of the Committee...

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Bosnia and Herzegovina: teleconference on execution of ECHR judgments

3 November 2021

On 2 November, the Execution Department organised a teleconference with the Government Agent’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina, focusing on certain leading cases pending before the Committee of Ministers: Đokić and Mago, concerning the applicants’ inability to repossess pre-war military flats;...

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