The Brussels Declaration of 27 March 2015, endorsed at the Ministerial Session on 19 May 2015, encouraged the Committee of Ministers to:
g) consider thematic discussions on major issues relating to the execution of a number of judgments, so as to foster an exchange of good practices between States Parties facing similar difficulties.
More information: Thematic debates (GR-H(2017)8-final)
Following a series of preparatory discussions, the CM decided at its 1301st meeting (29 November 2017), in the context of its follow-up to the Brussels Declaration, to hold a thematic debate on “conditions of detention” on 13 March 2018, juxtaposed to its March Human Rights meeting. As apparent...