Tuesday 10 May 2011

More Documents and Info on Izmir

For all information on the Izmir high level conference (of two weeks ago) on the European Court of Human Rights, a special website can be consulted here. It includes speeches of the key speakers as well as the final declaration which includes the adoption of a follow-up plan.

For the speech of the president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, click here and for a summary here. He mentioned inter alia that the Parliamentary Assembly and the European Parliament have been meeting "to discuss the modalities of the participation of EP representatives in the Assembly’s process of electing judges to the Court subsequent to such accession."

The statement of Amnesty International after Izmir expressed concerns over the Court reform process. Click here to read it.