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Election of Judges to the European Court of Human Rights

Progress report | Doc. 14455 Add. 2 | 17 January 2018

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 12 January 2018 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 Spain.Note

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

The Committee interviewed all the candidates on 12 January 2018.

The Committee recommends to the Assembly, by a large majority, Mr José Martín y Pérez De Nanclares as the most qualified candidate.

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

  • Ms María ELÓSEGUI ICHASO
  • Mr José MARTÍN y PÉREZ DE NANCLARES
  • Mr Francisco de Asís PÉREZ DE LOS COBOS ORIHUEL

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

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

  • Mr Rónán MULLEN, Ireland
  • Mr Attila TILKI, Hungary

Socialists, Democrats and Greens Group (SOC)

  • Lord Donald ANDERSON, United Kingdom, 2nd Vice-Chairperson
  • Ms Eka BESELIA, Georgia
  • Mr Boriss CILEVIČS, Latvia, Chairperson
  • Mr Titus CORLĂŢEAN, Romania
  • Mr Evangelos VENIZELOS, Greece

Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE)

  • Mr Jordi XUCLÀ, Spain

European Conservatives Group (EC)

  • Lord David BLENCATHRA, United Kingdom

Ex Officio

  • Ms Olena SOTNYK, Ukraine, 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

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