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Election of Judges to the European Court of Human Rights

Progress report | Doc. 14289 Add. 2 | 13 April 2017

Author(s):
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 Paris on 6 April 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 Albania.Note

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

The Committee interviewed all the candidates on 6 April 2017.

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

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

  • Ms Aurela ANASTAS
  • Mr Sokol BERBERI
  • Mr Aleksander MUSKAJ

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

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

  • Mr Vladyslav GOLUB, Ukraine
  • Mr Sergiy VLASENKO, Ukraine, 1st Vice-Chairperson

Socialist Group (SOC)

  • Lord Donald ANDERSON, United Kingdom, 2nd Vice-Chairperson
  • Ms Eka BESELIA, Georgia
  • Mr Boriss CILEVIČS, Latvia, Chairperson
  • Mr Titus CORLĂŢEAN, Romania
  • Mr Pierre-Yves Le BORGN’, France

Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE)

  • Ms Anne BRASSEUR, Luxembourg
  • Ms Olena SOTNYK, Ukraine

Ex officio

  • Ms Elena CENTEMERO, Italy, Chairperson of the Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination

Secretariat of the Parliamentary Assembly

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