1054th meeting – 15-16 April 2009
Steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH) –
Guaranteeing the long-term effectiveness of the control system of the European Convention on Human Rights
i. CDDH’s final opinion on putting into practice certain procedures envisaged to increase the Court’s case-processing capacity
ii. Activity report “Guaranteeing the long-term effectiveness of the control system of the European Convention on Human Rights”
iii. Opinion of the CAHDI (transmitted to the CDDH) on the public international law aspects of the advisability and modalities of inviting the European Court of Human Rights to put into practice certain procedures which are already envisaged to increase the Court’s case-processing capacity, in particular the new single judge and committee procedures
(CM(2009)51 add prov, CM(2009)56 add, DD(2009)156, CM(2009)58)
The Deputies decided to transmit the draft Protocol No. 14 bis to the European Convention on Human Rights, as it appears in document CM(2009)58, to the Parliamentary Assembly, on the understanding that the draft is still under consideration and could be changed by the Committee of Ministers, and invited the Assembly to give its opinion on the draft Protocol, during the forthcoming part-session in April 2009, under the urgent procedure in the Assembly.