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Visit of the Ukrainian Supreme Court

headline 21 December 2021 Strasbourg

On 17 December, the Execution Department organised a visit of the President of the Supreme Court of Ukraine and his delegation. Discussions focused on the development of adequate judicial remedies for implementing the European Convention on Human Rights and the Court’s judgments. Meetings were...

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Poland: Conference on the right to a fair trial

headline 21 December 2021

The Department for the Execution of Judgments participated in the conference Jurisprudence of the ECtHR and shaping the standards concerning the right to a fair trial - 30 years of Polish membership in the Council of Europe, which was organised in Warsaw by the Łazarski University and the Warsaw...

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Videoconference on execution by Hungary of ECHR judgments

16 December 2021

On 15 December, the Execution Department held a videoconference with the Government Agent and a representative of the Permanent Representation of Hungary to the Council of Europe. The meeting aimed to follow up on earlier discussions concerning the prompt execution of the European Court's...

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France: videoconference on the execution of judgments

14 December 2021

On 9 and 10 December, the Execution Department held a video conference with the new team of the Office of the French Government Agent to the ECHR. This meeting was an opportunity to present, in detail, the procedure for the execution of ECHR judgments and the available IT tools, to take stock of...

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Mission to Armenia focuses on the execution of ECHR judgments

10 December 2021

From 5 to 7 December, the Execution Department carried out a mission to Armenia and held discussions with authorities focusing on the need to co-ordinate and strengthen all competent authorities' capacity to respond efficiently to the ECHR judgments revealing notably systemic and structural...

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North Macedonia: seminar for judges and prosecutors on lawfulness of pre-trial detention

10 December 2021 Skopje

On 6 December, the Execution Department coorganised with the Human Rights National Implementation Division (DGI) and the Academy for Training of Judges and Public Prosecutors of North Macedonia a seminar on Article 5 of the European Convention. The event gathered around 20 judges and public...

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Execution by Turkey of ECHR judgments

7 December 2021

On 23 November, the Execution Department organised a teleconference with representatives of the Ministry of Justice of Turkey (Department of Human Rights and Directorate General of Prisons), focusing on the implementation of a number of cases related to medical care in detention (Huylu,Gömi,...

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

3 December 2021 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 1419th Human Rights meeting, the Committee adopted 44 decisions concerning 19 member States. Five interim resolutions were adopted...

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Bulgaria: Urgent steps needed to reduce the Chief Prosecutor’s influence on the Supreme Judicial Council to be elected in 2022

3 December 2021

During its Human Rights meeting from 30 November to 2 December, the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers examined the S.Z. and Kolevi group of cases against Bulgaria. These cases concern mainly the systemic problem of ineffective investigations into killings, ill-treatment and rape, as well...

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Visit to Ukraine on execution of ECHR judgments

24 November 2021 Kyiv

On 17-19 November, a delegation of the Council of Europe visited Kyiv to discuss the challenges and steps to be taken for the execution of ECHR judgments. Discussions focused on the need to co-ordinate and strengthen the institutional and legislative capacities of the executive, legislative and...

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