News archives (2006 - 2011)


2011 2011

1128th special “human rights” meeting (29 November-2 December 2011)

Committee of Ministers : decisions on execution of European Court of Human Rights judgments

7 December 2011 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe published the decisions and resolutions adopted at its fourth special human rights meeting for 2011. More information on the execution process and on the state of execution in cases pending for supervision as well as important reference texts...

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1120th special “human rights” meeting (13-14 September 2011)

Committee of Ministers : decisions on execution of European Court of Human Rights judgments

16 September 2011 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe published today the decisions and resolutions adopted at its third special human rights meeting for 2011. More information on the execution process and on the state of execution in cases pending for supervision as well as important reference...

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1115th special “human rights” meeting (7-8 June 2011)

Committee of Ministers : decisions on execution of European Court of Human Rights judgments

10 June 2011 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe published today the decisions and resolutions adopted at its second special human rights meeting for 2011 (1115th HR meeting, 07-08 June 2011). More information on the execution process and on the state of execution in cases pending for...

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Annual Report 2010 on the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights

19 April 2011 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has today issued its fourth annual report on the supervision of the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights. 2010 was marked by a series of important events for the European Convention on Human Rights, including the...

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1108th special “human rights” meeting (8-10 March 2011)

Committee of Ministers: decisions on execution of European Court of Human Rights judgments

16 March 2011 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has just published the decisions and resolutions adopted at its first special human rights meeting for 2011 (1108th HR meeting, 8-10 March 2011). More information on the execution process and on the state of execution in cases pending for...

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This activity was funded by the Human Rights Trust Fund.

Round Table: "Property restitution/compensation - general measures to comply with the European Court's Judgments"

23 February 2011 Bucharest

On 17 February 2011, a high level Round Table between representatives of 21 Member States of the Council of Europe was held in Bucharest to discuss possible ways to tackle the challenges raised by the process of restitution of and/or compensation for properties nationalised before 1989 in Central...

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Round Table: Execution of Strasbourg Court's judgments on property restitution and compensation

16 February 2011 Bucharest

This Round Table was organised by the Council of Europe in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania, with the support of the Council of Europe Human Rights Trust Fund. Venue: Howard Johnson Hotel, Bucharest, Romania Description: In the last two decades, Central and Eastern...

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2010 2010

1100th special “human rights” meeting (30 November-2 December 2011)

Committee of Ministers publishes decisions on execution of European Court of Human Rights judgments

6 December 2010 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has concluded its fourth and last special human rights meeting for 2010 devoted to the supervision of the execution of the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights. Decisions and resolutions adopted directly at the meeting have now been...

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1100th special “human rights” meeting (30 November-2 December 2011)

European Court of Human Rights' judgments: 4th Council of Europe Committee of Ministers meeting to supervise execution

30 November 2010 Strasbourg

From 30 November to 3 December the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers will hold its fourth 2010 “human rights” meeting, in which it will supervise the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights. 464 new cases will be examined, a number of which raise questions related to...

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1092th special “human rights” meeting (14-15 September 2010)

Committee of Ministers publishes decisions on the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights

17 September 2010 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has concluded its third special human rights meeting devoted to the supervision of the execution of the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights. The Committee continued its examination of measures to improve the efficiency and...

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1092th special “human rights” meeting (14-15 September 2010)

European Court of Human Rights' judgments: 3rd Council of Europe Committee of Ministers meeting to supervise execution

10 September 2010 Strasbourg

From 14th to 15th September the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers will hold its third 2010 “human rights” meeting, in which it will supervise the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights. 291 new cases will be examined, a number of which raise questions related to the...

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1086th special “human rights” meeting (1-3 June 2010)

Committee of Ministers publishes decisions on the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights

8 June 2010 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe concluded on 3 June 2010 its second special human rights meeting devoted to the supervision of the execution of the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights. The decisions adopted directly at the meeting in some 20 cases or groups of...

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1086th special “human rights” meeting (1-3 June 2010)

European Court of Human Rights' judgments: 2nd Council of Europe Committee of Ministers meeting to supervise execution

28 May 2010 Strasbourg

From 1st to 3rd June the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers will hold its second 2010 “human rights” meeting, in which it will supervise the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights. 471 new cases will be examined, a number of which raise questions related to the...

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2009 Annual Report on the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights

14 April 2010 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has issued today its third annual report on the supervision of the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights. In 2009, 1,515 new judgments finding violations of the European Convention on Human Rights were brought before the...

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Conclusions of Strasbourg round table on effective remedies in case of non-execution of domestic judgments

23 March 2010

States need to adopt adequate legislation and allocate appropriate resources to ensure the execution of domestic judicial decisions, including those delivered against it and its entities. They also need to anticipate possible needs for the introduction of domestic remedies in case of...

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Strasbourg round table on remedies against non-execution or delayed execution of national court decisions

15-16 March 2010 Strasbourg

Date: 15-16 March 2010 Location: Strasbourg Organised by the Council of Europe Department for the Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights in the framework of the project “Removing the obstacles to the non-enforcement of domestic court judgments / Ensuring an effective...

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1078th special “human rights” meeting (2-4 March 2010)

Committee of Ministers publishes decisions on the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights

10 March 2010 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe concluded on 4 March 2010 its first special human rights meeting devoted to the supervision of the execution of the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights. The decisions adopted directly at the meeting in some 25 cases or groups of...

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1078th special “human rights” meeting (2-4 March 2010)

Committee of Ministers to supervise the execution of European Court of Human Rights judgments

26 February 2010 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers holds its first “human rights” meeting1 of 2010 from 2nd to 4th March. The Committee supervises the adoption of individual measures needed to erase the consequences for applicants of violations established by the Court (over and above the payment of...

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2009 2009

Round Table on detention on remand: Conclusions published

23 décembre 2009 Strasbourg

On 9 and 10 December a high level Round Table “Detention on remand: General Measures to comply with the European Court judgments” was held in Warsaw with the participation of Bulgarian, Moldovan, Polish, Romanian, Russian and Ukrainian authorities. The European Court of Human Rights revealed the...

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Albania: Progress in the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights concerning problems relating to the functioning of justice

8 December 2009 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has today made public a decision concerning progress achieved by Albania in the execution of certain judgments of the European Court of Human Rights concerning notably excessively lengthy civil proceedings and the absence of enforcement of final...

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United Kingdom: the Committee of Ministers makes a preliminary assessment of the revised powers of DNA retention

8 December 2009 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has made a preliminary examination of the revised proposals for the retention of fingerprints, cellular samples and DNA profiles of persons arrested but not convicted of offences. The revised proposals have been developed in the context of the...

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UK asked to rapidly adopt measures on voting in prisons

8 December 2009 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted last week an Interim Resolution in the case of Hirst v. the United Kingdom (No.2). In its judgment of 6 October 2005, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights found that the general, automatic and indiscriminate...

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Ukraine asked to address non-enforcement of domestic court decisions

8 December 2009 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has adopted a second Interim Resolution in response to a number of cases against Ukraine concerning the failure or serious delay in abiding by final domestic courts’ decisions delivered against the state. In its Interim Resolution, the Committee...

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1072nd special “human rights” meeting (1-3 December 2009)

Committee of Ministers publishes decisions on execution of judgments of European Court of Human Rights

8 December 2009 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe concluded on 3 December 2009 its fourth special human rights meeting devoted to the supervision of the execution of the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights. The decisions adopted at the meeting in some 26 cases or groups of cases...

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1072nd special “human rights” meeting (1-3 December 2009)

Committee of Ministers to supervise the execution of European Court of Human Rights judgments

30 November 2009 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers holds its fourth and last special “human rights” meeting1 of 2009 from 1st to 3rd December. The Committee supervises the adoption of individual measures needed to erase the consequences for applicants of violations established by the Court (over and...

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Ukraine: the Committee of Ministers is closely following the investigation into the murder of the journalist G. Gongadze

23 September 2009 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has adopted a second Interim Resolution in the case of Gongadze v. Ukraine. In its judgment the European Court of Human Rights found a violation of Article 2 of the Convention on account of the authorities’ failure to protect the life of Georgy...

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1065th special “human rights” meeting (15-16 September 2009)

Committee of Ministers publishes decisions on the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights

18 September 2009 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe concluded on 16 September 2009 its third special human rights meeting devoted to the supervision of the execution of the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights. The decisions adopted at the meeting are published on 21 September....

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1065th special “human rights” meeting (15-16 September 2009)

15-16 September 2009: Committee of Ministers to supervise the execution of European Court of Human Rights judgments

15-16 September 2009 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers holds its third special “human rights” meeting of 2009 from 15 to 16 September. The Committee supervises the adoption of individual measures needed to erase the consequences for applicants of violations established by the Court (over and above the...

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1059th special “human rights” meeting (2-5 June 2009)

Committee of Ministers publishes decisions on the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights

9 June 2009 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe concluded on 5 June 2009 its second special human rights meeting devoted to the supervision of the execution of the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights. The decisions adopted in the following cases have just been published. all lists...

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1059th special “human rights” meeting (2-5 June 2009)

Committee of Ministers publishes decisions on the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights

9 June 2009 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe concluded on 5 June 2009 its second special human rights meeting devoted to the supervision of the execution of the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights. The decisions adopted have just been published. 1059DH meeting of the Ministers'...

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2008 Annual Report on execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights

22 April 2009 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe today published its second Annual Report on its supervision of the execution of the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights. In 2008, 1,384 new judgments finding violations of the Convention on Human Rights were brought before the...

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Italy: Execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights concerning the excessive length of judicial proceedings, including bankruptcy proceedings

26 March 2009 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers adopted last week a new Interim Resolution concerning the excessive length of judicial proceedings in Italy. This new resolution is the follow-up to Interim Resolutions CM/ResDH(2007)2 concerning the problem of excessive length of judicial proceedings and...

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The Committee of Ministers supports the ongoing reforms to remedy most frequent violations of the European Convention on Human Rights in Russia

26 March 2009 Strasbourg

In its Interim Resolution adopted last week, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe welcomed the political will repeatedly affirmed by the President of the Russian Federation to resolve the problem of non-enforcement of domestic judicial decisions against the State. The Committee...

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Turkey: No improvement in the situation of the conscientious objector despite judgment of the European Court

25 March 2009 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers last week adopted a second Interim Resolution in the case of Ülke. In this case the European Court of Human Rights found that the applicant's repeated convictions and imprisonment for having refused to perform compulsory military service on account of his beliefs as a...

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United Kingdom: the Committee of Ministers' third interim resolution concerning actions of security forces in Northern Ireland

25 March 2009 Strasbourg

In a third interim resolution adopted last week, the Committee of Ministers assessed the United Kingdom's compliance with the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights concerning the lack of effective investigations into deaths in Northern Ireland in which security forces were involved...

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1051st special “human rights” meeting (17-19 March 2009)

Committee of Ministers to supervise the execution of European Court of Human Rights judgments

17-19 March 2009 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers holds its first special "human rights" meeting of 2009 from 17 to 19 March. The Committee supervises the adoption of individual measures needed to erase the consequences for applicants of violations established by the Court (including the payment of...

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2008 2008

1043rd special “human rights” meeting (2-4 December 2008)

Committee of Ministers to supervise the execution of European Court of Human Rights judgments

2 December 2008 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers will hold its fourth and last special "human rights" meeting of 2008 from 2 to 4 December. The Committee will supervise the adoption of individual measures needed to erase the consequences for applicants of violations established by the Court...

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The Committee of Ministers assess the implementation by Turkey of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights concerning the actions of security forces

23 September 2008 Strasbourg

During its recent "Human Rights" meeting (17-18 September 2008) the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted its fourth Interim Resolution regarding the progress achieved and outstanding issues in Turkey's compliance with 175 judgments and decisions of the European Court of Human...

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1035th special “human rights” meeting (17-18 September 2008)

Committee of Ministers to supervise the execution of European Court of Human Rights judgments

17-18 September 2008 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers will hold its third special "human rights" meeting1 of 2008 from 17 to 18 September. The Committee will supervise the adoption of individual measures needed to erase the consequences for applicants of violations established by the Court (including...

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Belgrade Seminar on the execution of the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights in cases related to child and parental rights

1 September 2008 Belgrade

The Ministry for Human and Minority Rights of the Republic of Serbia, in cooperation with the Department for the Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights of the Council of Europe, has organised on 25 and 26 September 2008 a seminar in Belgrade on the execution of the judgments...

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Ukraine: the Committee of Ministers is closely following the investigation into the murder of the journalist G. Gongadze

9 June 2008 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has recently adopted an Interim Resolution relating to the execution of the Gongadze judgment in which the European Court of Human Rights found, amongst others, a violation of Article 2 of the Convention on account both of the authorities'...

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1028th special “human rights” meeting (3-5 June 2008)

Committee of Ministers to supervise the execution of European Court of Human Rights judgments

3 June 2008 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers will hold its second special "human rights" meeting of 2008 from 3 to 5 June, where it will supervise the execution of a number of judgments from the European Court of Human Rights. During the meeting, the Committee will follow up the adoption of...

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First Annual Report on the execution of the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights

26 March 2008 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe yesterday evening presented its first Annual Report on its supervision of the execution of the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights at a ceremony in the Palais de l'Europe in Strasbourg. Ambassador Emil Kuchar, Permanent...

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1020th special “human rights” meeting (4-6 March 2008)

Committee of Ministers to supervise the execution of European Court of Human Rights judgments

4 March 2008 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers will hold its first special meeting of the year on the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights from 4 to 6 March, in conformity with Article 46 of the ECHR. During these three days, the Committee of Ministers will examine draft final resolutions to...

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2007 2007

1013rd special “human rights” meeting (3-5 December 2007)

The Committee of Ministers supervises the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights

3 December 2007 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers is currently holding its last special meeting for the year devoted to the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights. During these three days, the Committee of Ministers will examine final resolutions in order to close 80 cases. Since the beginning of...

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Bulgaria: call for further measures to prevent ill-treatment by the police

25 October 2007 Strasbourg

At their 1007th meeting (15-17 October 2007), the Committee of Ministers adopted an Interim Resolution assessing Bulgaria's implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights concerning in particular ill-treatment inflicted by the police, including three deaths, and the lack of an...

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Turkey: Conscientious objector applicant summonsed to serve prison sentence despite judgment of the European Court

19 October 2007 Strasbourg

Following the most recent summons of the applicant, a conscientious objector, to serve an outstanding prison sentence, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted an Interim Resolution in the case of Ülke against Turkey. In this case the European Court of Human Rights found that...

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Portugal: Measures to end violations of excessive length of proceedings

19 October 2007 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted an Interim Resolution in a group of 25 cases concerning the excessive length of judicial proceedings in Portugal. The Resolution takes stock of the progress achieved in the execution of the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights...

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1007th special “human rights” meeting (15-17 October 2007)

Committee of Ministers to supervise the execution of the European Court of Human Rights' judgments

15 October 2007 Strasbourg

On 15-17 October 2007, the Committee of Ministers will hold its special meeting for the supervision of the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (Article 46 of the ECHR). The Committee will supervise the payment by respondent states of just satisfaction to applicants (675...

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Compliance by Italy with the ECHR: measures taken in the Dorigo case and in cases concerning the eviction of tenants

25 June 2007 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe recently issued two final resolutions putting an end to its supervision of measures adopted by Italy in execution of judgments and decisions finding violations of the European Convention on Human rights. Final Resolution CM/ResDH(2007)83 -...

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Non-enforcement of domestic court decisions in Council of Europe member states - Round Table at the Council of Europe: General measures to comply with European Court of Human Rights judgments

20 June 2007 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe is organising on 21 and 22 June in Strasbourg a Round Table entitled "Non-enforcement of domestic court decisions in member states: general measures to comply with European Court judgments". In recent years, the non-enforcement of domestic courts' decisions is becoming, by...

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Göktepe case: Belgium passed a law allowing reopening of criminal proceedings following a judgment of the European Court

7 June 2007 Strasbourg

Yesterday the Committee of Ministers congratulated Belgium on the promulgation and the publication on 9 May 2007 of a law allowing reopening of criminal proceedings found unfair by the European Court of Human Rights. This law will enter into force on 1 December 2007. Thus Belgium has joined the...

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Excessive length of detention on remand in Poland: a need for further reforms to comply with European Court judgments

7 June 2007 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers encouraged Poland to continue its reforms with a view to a global solution to the structural problem of excessive length of detention on remand criticised in many judgments of the European Court of Human Rights since 2000. The Committee noted the January 2007 reform of...

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Greece: Shorten judicial proceedings to comply with European Court judgments

7 June 2007 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers yesterday adopted an Interim Resolution expressing its concern about the systemic problem of excessive length of proceedings and calling for further reforms to remedy it. These reforms are required by a great number of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights...

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United Kingdom: measures to comply with European Court judgments concerning actions of security forces in Northern Ireland

7 June 2007 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers adopted yesterday a second interim resolution assessing the United Kingdom's compliance with the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights concerning the lack of effective investigations into deaths in Northern Ireland in which security forces were involved...

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997th special “human rights” meeting (5-6 June 2007)

Committee of Ministers to supervise the execution of the European Court of Human Rights' judgments

5-6 June 2007 Strasbourg

On 5-6 June 2007, the Committee of Ministers holds the third of its special meetings planned in 2007 for the supervision of the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (Article 46 of the ECHR). The Committee will supervise the payment by respondent states of just satisfaction...

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Excessive length of judicial proceedings in Poland: continue the reforms to comply with the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights

5 April 2007 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe yesterday encouraged Poland to continue its reforms seeking to implement a global solution to the structural problem of the excessive length of judicial proceedings criticised in many judgments of the European Court of Human Rights since 1998....

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Reform of bankruptcy proceedings in Italy: progress made and expected effects

5 April 2007 Strasbourg

In an interim resolution adopted yesterday, the Committee of Ministers welcomed the reform of bankruptcy proceedings introduced in Italy in 2006 and its immediate effects remedying many restrictions of rights and freedoms criticised by the European Court of Human Rights. Interim Resolution:...

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Turkey: Reopening of proceedings and compliance with judgment of European Court of Human Rights

5 April 2007 Strasbourg

In an Interim Resolution adopted yesterday the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe strongly urged Turkey to remove the obstacles to the reopening of certain criminal proceedings and so as to allow redress for the violations of the right to a fair trial found by the European Court of...

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Cyprus against Turkey: the Committee of Ministers adopts an interim resolution on the execution by Turkey of the judgment of the European Court of Human Rights

5 April 2007 Strasbourg

Yesterday evening, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted a second interim resolution concerning the execution of the judgment delivered on 10 May 2001 by the European Court of Human Rights in the case of Cyprus against Turkey, which found a number of violations of the...

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992nd special “human rights” meeting (3-4 April 2007)

Committee of Ministers to supervise the execution of the European Court of Human Rights' judgments

3 April 2007 Strasbourg

On 3-4 April 2007, the Committee of Ministers holds the second of its special meetings planned in 2007 for the supervision of the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (Article 46 of the ECHR). The Committee will supervise the payment by respondent states of just...

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Denmark: Speedy execution of judgment on freedom of association

28 February 2007 Strasbourg

Following its February meeting devoted to the supervision of the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights, the Committee of Ministers has decided to close its examination of the case of Sørensen and Rasmussen against Denmark. The case concerned a violation of the freedom of...

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987th special “human rights” meeting (13-14 February 2007)

Supervision of the execution of the European Court of Human Rights judgments

15 February 2007 Strasbourg

At the end of the first of their six special meetings planned for 2007 for the supervision of the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights, which took place on 13 and 14 February 2007, the Committee of Ministers adopted a series of decisions and resolutions, which were made...

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987th special “human rights” meeting (13-14 February 2007)

Committee of Ministers to supervise the execution of the European Court of Human Rights' judgments

12 February 2007 Strasbourg

On 13 and 14 February 2007, the Committee of Ministers holds the first of its special meetings planned in 2007 for the supervision of the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (Article 46 of the ECHR). The Committee will supervise the payment by respondent states of just...

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2006 2006

Italy: Execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights concerning the excessive length of proceedings

21 December 2006 Strasbourg

At its December meeting 2006, devoted to the supervision of the execution of the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe resumed its examination of the new action plan of the Italian authorities aimed at finding a global solution to the...

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982nd special “human rights” meeting (5-6 December 2006)

Committee of Ministers to supervise the execution of the European Court of Human Rights' judgments

5 December 2006 Strasbourg

On 5 and 6 December 2006, the Committee of Ministers holds the last of the six special meetings for 2006 for the supervision of the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (Article 46 of the ECHR). The Committee will supervise the payment by respondent states of just...

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Respect for court decisions in Russia: Round Table at the Council of Europe

31 October 2006 Strasbourg

On 30 and 31 October a high level Round Table between representatives of the Council of Europe and the Russian Federation was held to discuss solutions to the structural problem of non-enforcement of domestic court decisions against the State and its entities in the Russian Federation.

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Italy: The Committee of Ministers regrets failure to reopen proceedings found in breach of European Convention

19 October 2006 Strasbourg

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe examined the case of Paolo Dorigo, who, after 14 years, is still under threat of serving the rest of a prison sentence resulting from unfair proceedings in breach of the European Convention on Human Rights. The Committee noted that for the time...

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976th special “human rights” meeting (17-18 octobre 2006)

Committee of Ministers to supervise the execution of the European Court of Human Rights' judgments

17 October 2006 Strasbourg

On 17 and 18 October 2006, the Committee of Ministers holds the fifth of the six special meetings foreseen in 2006 for the supervision of the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (Article 46 of the ECHR). The Committee will supervise the payment by respondent states of...

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Major structural deficiencies in judicial systems of Italy, Russia and Ukraine causing repeated violations of the European Human Rights Convention, says PACE

2 October 2006 Strasbourg

Major structural deficiencies in the judicial systems of Italy, Russia and Ukraine are causing large numbers of repeated violations of the European Convention on Human Rights, representing a "serious danger to the rule of law" in these three countries, according to the Council of Europe...

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