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Slovenia celebrated 60th anniversary of the Court

headline 23 April 2019 Ljubljana

On 16 April a representative of the Execution Department took part in the conference organised by the Slovenian Ministry of Justice and the Faculty of Law of Ljubljana to mark the 60th anniversary of the European Court of Human Rights. The conference highlighted the importance of the ECHR for...

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Implementing the ECHR judgments: 10-year reform process brings clear results

4 April 2019 Strasbourg

Reforms to ensure the long-term effectiveness of the European Convention on Human Rights have clearly improved the implementation of judgments from the European Court in Strasbourg, according to the latest 2018 Annual Report from the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers. The report states...

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Why and how to execute the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights

4 April 2019 Paris

The Execution Department participated in a symposium on 29 March aiming to highlight the conditions of execution of the judgments of the Strasbourg Court and the role played by many civil society actors and the place of national parliamentarians in monitoring the implementation of the Court's...

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Execution Department continues co-operation with Ukrainian authorities

1 April 2019 Kiev

The Department for the Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights carried out a working visit to Kyiv on 26-27 March. It held a series of meetings with the Ukrainian authorities concerning the progress of the execution of the Strasbourg Court’s judgments concerning Ukraine. This...

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Execution Department’s participation in UNHCR meeting in Budapest

1 April 2019 Budapest

On 22 March a representative of the Department for the Execution of the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights participated in UNHCR’s annual meeting in Budapest which brought together protection and legal officers working all around Europe. She gave a presentation on the practice and...

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

15 March 2019 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 "Human Rights" meeting of March, the Committee adopted 30 decisions concerning 16 member states. Final resolutions were adopted by...

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Meeting with the Minister of Justice of North Macedonia

5 March 2019 Skopje

The Head of Department for the Execution of the European Court’s Judgments and its Head of Section carried out a mission to Skopje from 20 to 22 February 2019 at the authorities’ invitation. The mission focused on making a point on the state of play of the cases concerning church registrations in...

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Regarding the "missing babies" case

Meeting with the Serbian Minister of Justice

4 March 2019 Belgrade

At the invitation of the Minister of Justice of Serbia, H.E. Madam Nela Kuburović, the Human Rights Director Christophe Poirel together with the Head of the Department for the Execution of Judgments and its Head of Section carried out a productive mission to Belgrade on 18 and 19 February 2019....

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Regional conference in Montenegro on the execution of ECHR judgments

4 February 2019 Podgorica

On 31 January the first regional conference on “the obligation to execute decisions of the European Court of Human Rights” was held in Podgorica, Montenegro. The conference was opened by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Justice of Montenegro Mr Zoran Pazin and gathered high-level...

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Upcoming thematic debate by the Committee of Ministers on effective investigations

29 January 2019 Strasbourg

ln the Brussels Declaration, the Committee of Ministers was encouraged to hold thematic debates to foster an exchange of good practices among States facing similar difficulties in relation to the execution of the European Court's judgments. The first such debate, held in March 2018 on the theme...

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