London Metropolitan University Research Institutes
 
 

Strasbourg Seminar

Responding to Systemic Human Rights Violations - Pilot Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights and their Impact at national level

14 June 2010, The Press Room, European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg

Seminar Programme

8:30am Registration
9.00am Welcome and Introduction
The London Metropolitan University Research on Pilot Judgments
Chair: Prof Brice Dickson (Queens University, Belfast) 
Speakers:
Prof. Philip Leach, Dr. Helen Hardman, Dr. Svetlana Stephenson (London  Metropolitan University), Prof. Brad Blitz (Kingston University)
Questions and discussion
10.30am Break
11.00am  Perspectives from the Court
Chair: Elisabeth Lambert, University of Strasbourg
Speakers:
Judge Françoise Tulkens, European Court of Human Rights – A typology of the pilot judgment procedure
Erik Fribergh, Registrar, European Court of Human Rights – The Court’s recent policy on pilot judgment procedures
Renata Degener, European Court Registry – Broniowski: developing the pilot-judgment procedure and its influence on other cases
Mikhail Lobov, European Court Registry - The Burdov (No.2) pilot procedure: lessons learned and prospects
Questions and discussion
12.30 -2.00pm Lunch
2.00pm            Perspectives from the Committee of Ministers and other Council of Europe bodies
Chair: Philip Leach, London Metropolitan University
Speakers:
Geneviève Mayer, Department for the Execution of Judgments - Supervising the implementation of pilot judgments
David Milner, Council of Europe - Codifying the Pilot Judgment Procedure
Anne Weber, Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights – A possible role for the Commissioner for Human Rights in the pilot judgment procedure
Questions and discussion
3.15pm Break
3.45pm      National Responses
Chair: Jill Heine, Amnesty International
Speakers: Judge Wojciech Hermeliński, Constitutional Court, Poland – The influence of the Strasbourg judgments on the jurisprudence of Polish courts

Jakub Wołąsiewicz, Polish Ministry of Justice – The role of the Government agent

Prof. Barbara Randazzo, University of Milan - Looking at Italian responses to pilot judgments
Murray Hunt, Joint Committee on Human Rights – What can national parliaments do?
Olga Shepeleva, Public  Interest Law Institute, MoscowParticipation of NGOs: opportunities and challenges (the Russian experience)

Questions and discussion

5.30pm Concluding Observations
Judge Lech Garlicki, European Court of Human Rights
5.45pm

Reception






 

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