Visit to Georgia on execution of ECHR judgments

24-29 November 2022 Tbilisi

On 24-29 November the Execution Department carried out a mission to Georgia which aimed to strengthen cooperation with the authorities and to ensure effective implementation of the outstanding individual and general measures required for the execution of ECHR judgments. The meetings with the...

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Study visit of staff of the Romanian Supreme Council of Magistracy

21 - 25 NOVEMBER 2022 STRASBOURG

On 21 – 25 November, a delegation from the Romanian Supreme Council of Magistracy Directorate for European and International Affairs and Programmes participated in a study visit at the Council of Europe. The visit focused on the execution of ECtHR judgments of relevance for the judicial and/or...

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Italy launches novel training courses for Judges to enhance the execution of ECHR judgments

MAY-OCTOBER 2022 NAPLES

In May and October 2022, the first two thematic workshops were held in Naples on the effective implementation of the ECHR judgments against Italy in the field of child adoption (Zhou group of cases), children’s placement in foster care and non-implementation of judicial decisions regulating...

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Croatia: 10th anniversary of the Expert Council for the Execution of ECHR judgments

10 NOVEMBER 2022 ZAGREB

In 2012 the Croatian authorities established the Expert Council for the Execution of ECHR judgments as an inter-ministerial and inter-institutional expert body tasked with determining execution measures and monitoring their implementation. The Expert Council is chaired by the Government Agent and...

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Mission to Greece focuses on prison conditions and freedom of association

4 NOVEMBER 2022 ATHENS

The Director of Human Rights and the Execution Department carried out a mission to Athens from 3 to 4 November and held discussions on the execution by Greece of ECHR judgments concerning conditions of detention in prisons (Nisiotis group) and freedom of association (Bekir-Ousta group). Both...

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Execution by Italy of ECHR judgments concerning domestic violence and secondary victimisation

24-25 OCTOBER 2022 NAPLES

On 24 and 25 October, the Department for the Execution of Judgments participated in a seminar, organised in Naples by the Italian School of the Judiciary (Scuola Superiore della Magistratura), focusing on the effective implementation of the ECtHR judgments against Italy in the field of domestic...

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Visit to Azerbaijan on execution of ECHR judgments

18-21 OCTOBER 2022 BAKU

From 18 to 21 October, the Execution Department carried out a visit to Baku, Azerbaijan, to discuss the implementation of ECHR judgments and to strengthen the co-operation between the authorities and the Department. Working meetings were held with the Presidential Administration, the Supreme...

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Visit to the Netherlands on the execution of ECHR judgments

19-20 OCTOBER 2022 The Hague

On 19 and 20 October 2022 the Department for the Execution of Judgments carried out a visit to The Hague to present the practice and procedures of the Committee of Ministers related to the supervision of ECHR judgments and discuss certain outstanding issues on pending cases concerning the...

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New thematic factsheet on reopening of domestic judicial proceedings following the European Court’s judgments

21 OCTOBER 2022 STRASBOURG

The Execution Department issued today a new thematic factsheet on reopening of domestic judicial proceedings following the European Court’s judgments. A judgment in which the European Court finds a breach imposes on the respondent State a legal obligation to put an end to the breach and make...

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Round Table on Professional Policing in Hungary

12-13 OCTOBER 2022 BUDAPEST

On 12-13 October, Hungarian Ministry of Justice and the Department for the Execution of Judgments organised a Round Table on professional policing and treatment of apprehended persons by law enforcement. The event took place at the St. László Chapel of the University of Public Service in...

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