Switzerland and the Council of Europe

Membership of the Council of Europe: 6 May 1963

Entry into force of the European Convention on Human Rights: 28 November 1974

First case under supervision of execution: Minelli (8660/79) Judgment final on 25 March 1983

Closed cases Closed cases

Summaries of a selection of main reforms and achievements reported in final resolutions.

 Main achievements

Pending cases Pending cases

Overview of main issues before the Committee of Ministers - Ongoing Supervision.

 Main cases under supervision

Useful links Useful links

 European Convention on Human Rights (in German, French, Italian)


 ECHR Impact

 Other country factsheets

Statistics Statistics
Just satisfaction Just satisfaction