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Hearings of the Administrative Tribunal

16.01.2018 - Two hearings will be held before the Administrative Tribunal on Wednesday 24 January 2018 in the Tribunal’s hearing room in the D building in appeals below:

- 9.30 a.m.: Nos. 582 and 583/2017 – Régis BRILLAT and Riccardo PRIORE v. Secretary General
- 11 a.m.: No. 586/2017 – Manuel PAOLILLO v. Secretary General.

The first hearing will be chaired by Mr Christos ROZAKIS, Chair of the Tribunal; the second hearing by Mr Giorgio Malinverni, Deputy Chair.

Extension of the jurisdiction of the Administrative Tribunal of the Council of Europe to the staff of the HCCH and OTIF

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Signature with the HCCH
15.12.2017 - The Council of Europe signed two Agreements with the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH) and the Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF) to extend the jurisdiction of the Administrative Tribunal of the Council of Europe to these international organisations enjoying immunity. From now on, the Administrative Tribunal will be able to examine the related disputes between these organisations and their staff members. Both Agreements were signed by Ms. Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni, Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe, and, respectively, on 24 November 2017 by Mr. Christophe Bernasconi, Secretary General of HCCH, and on 8 December by Mr. François Davenne, Secretary General of OTIF.
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Signature with OTIF

The Agreements provide for an internal appeal procedure – prior to the referral to the Tribunal – which will apply to staff of both Organisations. It is a procedure specific to the international organisation concerned, which involves a conciliator during the procedure. The conciliator is appointed by the Chair of the Administrative Tribunal.

On 16 December 2014, the Administrative Tribunal had already signed a similar Agreement allowing the extension of its jurisdiction to the Central Commission for the Navigation of the Rhine (CCNR).

The Information and texts governing the procedure will be published under the menu "Membership" of the Administrative Tribunal’s website.

Any international governmental organisation wishing to recognize the jurisdiction of the Administrative Tribunal of the Council of Europe could contact the Registry of the Tribunal for further information.

- Agreement signed with the HCCH
- Agreement signed with OTIF

Publication of the Internal Justice Systems of International Organisations Legitimacy Index 2017 (Bretton Woods Law)

13.11.2017 - The Internal Justice Systems of International Organisations Legitimacy Index 2017 (Bretton Woods Law) was launched during the 5th International Administrative Law Centre of Excellence annual conference which was held in London on 26-27 October 2017.

The Council of Europe' scoring is published for the first time in this index. It is ranked in third position out of 33 Systems, after the Commonwealth Secretariat (COMSEC) and the United Nations (UN) (ex aequo).
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21.12.2017 - Book published by the Administrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organization

Following the Symposium organised on 5 May 2017 by the Administrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organization to celebrate the 90 years of its existence and its 125th Session held in 2017, the book "90 years of contribution of the Administrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organization to the creation of international civil service law" has been published.

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The Administrative Tribunal of the Council f of Europe (ATCE), previously named the Council of Europe Appeals Board until 5 April 1994, is an international administrative court competent to hear complaints of the serving and former staff members of the Council of Europe against their employer. The Tribunal was established in 1965 and is based in Strasbourg, in France, where are located the Council of Europe’s headquarters.

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