A new Special Issue of the European Human Rights Law Review entitled 'The Road to Reykjavik and Beyond' has just been published (Issue 2, 2023). The contributions discuss various issues to be considered at the upcoming Council of Europe Summit in Reykjavik in May, such as the implementation and execution of ECtHR judgments, the function and value of infringement proceedings under article 46 of the Convention, and the shrinking space available for civil society.
These are the contents of the issue:
* Alice Donald and Philip Leach, 'Responding to seismic change in Europe - the road to Reykjavik and beyond'
* Robert Spano, 'Inclusive democracy and the European Convention on Human Rights'
* Jeremy McBride, 'Protecting and engaging with civil society: a challenge for the Council of Europe'
* Nils Muižnieks and Rita Patrício, 'Using the summit to breathe new life into the Council of Europe'
* George Stafford, 'The urgent reforms needed to improve the implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights'
* Helen Keller and Viktoriya Gurash, '"Upping the ante": rethinking the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights'
* Başak Çalı, 'The present and the future of infringement proceedings: lessons learned from Kavala v Turkiye'
* Nuala Mole, 'The Council of Europe and violence against women - past, present and future'