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Enhanced knowledge of the European Convention on Human Rights

A first seminar aimed at the staff of national parliaments was held on 12-13 September 2013 in Strasbourg, with the objective, in particular, to improve the knowledge of the European Convention on Human Rights and the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights, and on the execution of judgments of the Court. It was designed in co-operation with the PACE Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights, with funding from the Human Rights Trust Fund.

The European Court of Human Rights and the Department for the Execution of Judgments (DG I) also set up a visit to the Human Rights building and held meetings with lawyers of the Court and DG I. This seminar was attended by parliamentary staff of Bulgaria, Poland, the Russian Federation, Serbia, Turkey and the United Kingdom, with legal training and working in legal committees or departments of their national parliament.