Round tables, workshops, seminars and conferences

Georgia: Workshop on effective parliamentary oversight of the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights by the government

1 July 2017 Tbilisi

On 1 July 2017 the European Union (EU) and the Council of Europe (CoE) in co-operation with the Legal Issues Committee of the Parliament of Georgia organised a workshop on “Effective parliamentary oversight on execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) by the...

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Working visit to the Constitutional Court of Ukraine and technical consultations on issues related to the execution of judgments

20 May 2017 Kyiv

On 20 May 2017, a meeting was held between the Constitutional Court of Ukraine, the Director of the Directorate of Human Rights, Christos Giakoumopoulos, and the Head of Division of the Department for the Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights, Pavlo Pushkar. The working...

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Series of trainings on reopening of cases on the basis of judgments/decisions of the European Court of Human Rights

9 May 2017

On 29-30 April, the Council of Europe, within the EU funded project in partnership with the High School of Justice, organized trainings for two groups of City and Appellate Court judges of criminal and civil chambers on “Reopening of Cases on the Basis of judgments/decisions of the European Court...

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Ališić consultations in Ljubljana on 15 and 16 March 2017

17 March 2017 Ljubljana

The authorities of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Slovenia met last week to discuss the outstanding issues concerning repayment of deposits held in Ljubljanska Bank Main Branch Office Sarajevo. It is recalled that pursuant to the European Court’s judgment in the Ališić case, Slovenia has an...

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Round Table on the "Reopening of proceedings following a judgment of the European Court of Human Rights"

5-6 October 2015 Strasbourg

A round table on the reopening of proceedings following a judgment of the European Court of Human Rights took place in Strasbourg on 5-6 October 2015. Organised by the Department for the Execution of Judgments of the European Court, this event gathered representatives of some forty Member states...

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Turkey: Freedom of expression working group agrees 2016 actions

17 December 2015 Ankara

Issues relating to freedom of expression in Turkey have been discussed in Ankara, on 17 December 2015, by the informal working group established at the beginning of the year 2015 as part of Turkey’s Action Plan to prevent violations of the European Convention on Human Rights. The group agreed...

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Seminar in Georgia on the "Reopening of Cases on the Basis of Judgment/Decision of the European Court of Human Rights"

27-28 October 2015 Tbilisi

On 27 and 28 October the Council of Europe, in partnership with the High School of Justice, is organising a seminar for two groups of City and Appellate Court judges of criminal and civil chambers on “Reopening of Cases on the Basis of Judgment/Decision of the European Court of Human Rights”. The...

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Round Table on “Action plans and reports in the twin-track supervision procedure”

14 October 2014 Strasbourg

On 13-14 October 2014, the Council of Europe (Department for Execution of Judgments) organised a Round Table in Strasbourg dedicated to Action Plans / Reports for the execution of judgments of the European Court. Action Plans / Reports constitute one of the pillars of the new twin-track...

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This workshop was funded by the Human Rights Trust Fund.

Strasbourg Round Table discusses remedies to challenge conditions of detention

8-9 July 2014 Strasbourg

Judges, penitentiary authorities and ministry officials meet in Strasbourg on 8 and 9 July 2014 to discuss the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights concerning conditions of detention. The round table focuses on the effective preventive and compensatory domestic remedies...

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This activity was funded by the Human Rights Trust Fund.

Seminar on the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human rights concerning conditions of detention

17-18 March 2014 Bucharest

All documents are in French and/or Romanian. Key Documents Conclusions non-officielles (French) Le Programme (French) Programme (Romanian) Presentations Sebastian Mangrau: "Exigentele Conventiei Europene a Drepturilor Omului in materia arestarii preventive" (Romanian) Florin Streteanu: "Les...

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High Level Conference on Freedom of Expression and Media Freedom in Turkey

5 February 2013 Ankara

The Department for Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights organised, in cooperation with the Ministry of Justice of Turkey, the “High Level Conference on Freedom of Expression and Media Freedom in Turkey”. Delivering the opening speech, Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland...

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Excessive length of proceedings: how to resolve a systemic problem in this area, and avoid an influx of repetitive applications to the European Court in a durable manner

Conclusions of the Antalya Round Table

14 November 2012 Strasbourg

The right to a fair trial within a reasonable time is an essential feature of a state based on the Rule of Law. Yet breaches of this right remain at the top of the list of major violations of the European Convention on Human Rights. In response to this situation the Department for the execution...

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This activity was funded by the Human Rights Trust Fund.

Round Table: "Efficient domestic capacity for rapid execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights"

The participants of the round table underlined that the responsibility for the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights lies with Member States. They also stressed the importance of States sharing their experiences and taking into account existing good practices to ensure...

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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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This activity was funded by the Human Rights Trust Fund.

Round Table on "Effective remedies against non-execution or delayed execution of domestic court decisions"

15-16 March 2010 Strasbourg

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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Round table on “Detention on remand: general measures to comply with the European Court judgments”

9-10 December 2009 Warsaw

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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Round table on "Non-enforcement of domestic courts decisions in member states: general measures to comply with European Court judgments"

21-22 June 2007 Strasbourg

In recent years, the non-enforcement of domestic courts' decisions is becoming, by virtue of its scale, the second problem, after the problem of the length of proceedings that has been revealed by the Court in its judgments. The aim of the round table was to share member-states' experience in the...

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Round table on "Non-enforcement of court decisions against the state and its entities in the Russian Federation: remaining problems and solutions required"

30-31 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. The Round...

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