CE justice ministers to discuss future of European Court
Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 17 / Trend K.Zarbaliyeva /
Justice Ministers of the Council of Europe (CE) member-states will discuss the future of the European Court of Human Rights.
A conference will be held in Casino Kursaal in Interlaken, Switzerland, in February 18-19, with the participation of ministers from 47 countries, told Trend the Baku office of the EU in Feb. 17.
The objective of the conference, organized by the Swiss authorities of the CE Committee of Ministers, testifies for member-states' commitment to protecting human rights in Europe, as well as the possibility of creating conditions for the consideration of complaints at the European Court.
Ministers will discuss the long-term productivity of the Court, improving the monitoring into performance, as well as reforms aimed at improving the protection of human rights at the national level.
Opening remarks will be delivered by the chairman of the Committee of Ministers and head of the Federal Department of Justice and Police. CE Secretary-General, president of Parliamentary Assembly and the European Court of Human Rights, Vice-President of the European Commission and Commissar for Human Rights, as well as heads of national delegations and representatives of civil societies will make speeches.
In conclusion, the conference will consider the admission of the Interlaken Declaration and Action Plan for the implementation reforms.
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