Meeting held in Paris on 12 June 2013.
Rapporteur: Mr Klaas de VRIES, Netherlands, Socialist Group.
In accordance with previous practice and with the decisions the Assembly adopted in its Resolution 1200 (1999) as modified by Resolution 1646 (2009),NoteNote the Sub-Committee on the election of judges to the European Court of Human Rights held interviews with candidates to the Court in respect of Iceland, Lithuania and the Slovak Republic.Note A list of members of the Sub-Committee who participated in the meeting can be found in Appendix II.
The Sub-Committee recommends, by an overwhelming majority, the candidature of Mr Róbert Ragnar SPANÓ as the most qualified candidate.
The Sub-Committee recommends, unanimously, the candidature of Mr Egidijus KŪRIS as the most qualified candidate.
As the candidates are not sufficiently well qualified, the Sub-Committee recommends that the list be rejected by the Assembly and that the Government of the Slovak Republic be requested to submit a new list of candidates.
Mr Valeriu GHILETCHI, Republic of Moldova
Mr Klaas de VRIES, Chairperson, Netherlands
Lord TOMLINSON, Vice-Chairperson, United Kingdom
Mr Boriss CILEVIČS, Latvia
Mr Arcadio DÍAZ TEJERA, Spain
Ms Marietta KARAMANLI, France
Ms Yuliya L'OVOCHKINA, Ukraine
Mr Robert NEILL, United Kingdom
Mr Christopher CHOPE, United Kingdom, Chairperson of the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights
Mr Wojciech Sawicki, Secretary General of the Parliamentary Assembly
Mr Andrew Drzemczewski, Head of the Legal Affairs and Human Rights Department