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Election of Judges to the European Court of Human Rights

Progress report | Doc. 14231 Addendum 3 | 25 January 2017

Committee
Bureau of the Assembly

1 Report of the Committee on the Election of Judges to the European Court of Human Rights

The committee held a meeting in Strasbourg on 24 January 2017 with Mr Boriss Cilevičs (Latvia, SOC), in the Chair.

2 Introduction

The Committee on the Election of Judges to the European Court of Human Rights assessed the list of the candidates to the Court in respect of Georgia.Note

3 Conclusion of the Committee on the list of candidates submitted by Georgia

As not all candidates are sufficiently well-qualified, the committee recommends that the list be rejected by the Assembly and that the Government of Georgia be requested to submit a new list of candidates.

Appendix 1 – List of candidates submitted by the Government of GeorgiaNote

  • Mr Giorgi BADASHVILI
  • Mr Aleksandre BARAMIDZE
  • Ms Eva GOTSIRIDZE

Appendix 2 – Members of the Committee who participated in the meetingNote

Group of the European People's Party (EPP/CD)

  • Mr Vladyslav GOLUB, Ukraine
  • Ms Alina Ştefania GORGHIU, Romania
  • Mr Konstantinos TZAVARAS, Greece
  • Mr Sergiy VLASENKO, Ukraine, 1st Vice-Chairperson

Socialist Group (SOC)

  • Lord Donald ANDERSON, United Kingdom, 1st Vice-Chairperson
  • Ms Eka BESELIA, Georgia
  • Mr Boriss CILEVIČS, Latvia, Chairperson
  • Mr Titus CORLĂŢEAN, Romania
  • Mr Pierre-Yves Le BORGN’, France
  • Mr Evangelos VENIZELOS, Greece

Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE)

  • Ms Anne BRASSEUR, Luxembourg
  • Mr Jordi XUCLÀ, Spain

European Conservatives Group (EC)

  • Mr Arkadiusz MULARCZYK, Poland

Ex Officio

  • Ms Elena CENTEMERO, Italy, Chairperson of the Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination
  • Mr Alain DESTEXHE, Belgium, Chairperson of the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights

Secretariat of the Parliamentary Assembly

  • Mr Wojciech SAWICKI, Secretary General of the Parliamentary Assembly
  • Mr Günter SCHIRMER, Head of the Secretariat of the Legal Affairs and Human Rights Department

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