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Hearing of the Administrative Tribunal

18.09.2017 - A hearing will be held before the Administrative Tribunal on Monday 25 September 2017 in the Tribunal’s hearing room in the D building at 9.30 a.m. in appeals Nos. 571-576 and 578/2017 - James BRANNAN and others v. Secretary General. The hearing will be chaired by Mr Christos ROZAKIS, Chair of the Tribunal.

Registration of Four Appeals Before the Administrative Tribunal

28.08.2017 - In July 2017, the Administrative Tribunal registered four appeals. In the appeal No. 581/2017 – Manuel Antonio de ALMEIDA PEREIRA v. Secretary General registered on 21 July, the appellant challenges the decision of the Director of Human Resources, denying him additional steps and he asks the Tribunal to grant him these steps.

In the appeals Nos. 582-583/2017 – Régis BRILLAT and Riccardo PRIORE v. Secretary General registered on 21 and 24 July respectively, the appellants challenge a decision of the Deputy Secretary General taken under Rule 1292 of 3 September 2010 on the protection of human dignity at the Council of Europe.

In the appeal No. 584/2017 – Pedro AGRAMUNT FONT de MORA v. Secretary General registered on 28 July, the appellant, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, challenges the report No. 14338 of the Parliamentary Assembly.

This information is given to enable those who so wish to exercise their right to intervene under Article 10 of the Statute of the Administrative Tribunal.

Visit by the Geneva Registry of the United Nations Dispute Tribunal to the Administrative Tribunal of the Council of Europe

20.07.2017 - From 28 to 30 June 2017, the Administrative Tribunal of the Council of Europe was visited by a delegation from the Geneva Registry of the United Nations Dispute Tribunal.

During the visit, the delegation held exchanges with the judges and members of the Registry on the working methods and case law of the two tribunals. In addition, the delegation attended a hearing and met lawyers from the Directorate of Legal Advice and Public International Law (which is tasked with representing the Secretary General before the Tribunal), as well as the Chair of the Staff Committee; it also gathered information on the working methods of the European Court of Human Rights and its case law relating to international civil service.
Visite Greffe Genève - Juin 2017

The visit took place as part of the co-operation between international tribunals initiated by the Administrative Tribunal of the Council of Europe. Any other sister tribunal wishing to participate in an exchange visit between registries or any other body wishing to undertake a visit may contact the Registry of the Administrative Tribunal of the Council of Europe in order to agree arrangements for the visit.

Proceedings of the international colloquy "Common focus and autonomy of International Administrative Tribunals" (Strasbourg, 19-20 March 2015)

06.04.2017 - On 19-20 March 2015 the Administrative Tribunal of the Council of Europe held a colloquy to celebrate its 50th anniversary. Downloading the Proceedings of the colloquy (PDF file).

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Vacancies of international administrative tribunals

29.08.2017 - Call for Candidates - Position of member of the Administrative Tribunal of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM)

The European Stability Mechanism (the “ESM”), an international financial institution, is seeking candidates for the position of member of the Administrative Tribunal of the ESM. The members of the Tribunal shall be appointed for a renewable term of office of five years. Applications should include a detailed CV to be submitted electronically to by 29 September 2017.
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18.07.2017 - New article published in Commentaries of Case-law (right menu on the website)

puce triangle bleu La gestion du contentieux en matière de harcèlement moral dans le droit de la fonction publique internationale : décision judiciaire ou règlement amiable ? Examen de deux cas récents au sein d'organisations « coordonnées » (OCDE et CEPMMT). Gaia GIAPPICHELLI, 2017. (French only)

10.07.2017 - 5th International Administrative Law Centre of Excellence Annual Conference (Bretton Woods)

The 5th International Administrative Law Centre of Excellence annual conference will take place on 26-27 October 2017 in Gray’s Inn in London and will bring together international civil servants, union representatives, lawyers, judges, academics and others interested in International Administrative Law, from around the world with a view to shaping and improving this area of the law.

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12.06.2017 - First High-Level Seminar on International Administrative Tribunals - An in depth discussion on Institutional and Jurisprudence issues (14-15 September 2017, Legraina/Sounio, Greece)

The seminar will focus on exchange of views among judges and registrars of international tribunal and courts of justice competent to deal with staff-relatd disputes and should contribute to a better understanding and functioning of those involved in the emergence of the international public service law.

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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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