The steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH) has been entrusted by the Committee of Ministers with the task of conducting an analysis on the legal and practical aspects of specific migration-related human rights issues, in particular, effective alternatives to administrative detention of migrants and asylum seekers.

This work is conducted in light of the relevant case-law of the Court and other instruments of the Council of Europe.  


8th meeting, 6-7 October 2021
 Meeting report
 Addendum to the meeting reportFamily-Based Care for Unaccompanied and Separated Children

7th meeting, 23-24 OCTOBER 2019  Meeting report (including the Panelist's interventions, Ms Liedewij DE RUIJTER DE WILDT representing NIDOS, Ms Miriana GIRALDI representing the Centre for Excellence for Children´s Care and Protection (CELCIS) and Ms Michela COSTA representing Hope and Homes for Children, in Appendix III)

6th meeting, 26-28 March 2019   Meeting report

5th meeting, 23-25 October 2018   Meeting Report

4th meeting, 21-22 March 2018   Meeting report /  Analysis of the legal and practical aspects of effective alternatives to detention in the context of migration, including its executive summary 

3rd meeting, 24-26 oCTOBER 2017   Meeting report

2nd meeting, 15-17 February 2017 - CYPRUS   Meeting report

1st meeting, 14-16 September 2016   Meeting report