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Seminar for staff of national parliaments on ECHR

A seminar for staff of national parliaments, aimed at improving their knowledge of the European Convention on Human Rights, in particular regarding the execution of judgments of the Court, will be held in Strasbourg on 4-5 September 2014. Similar seminars, also in co-operation with the PACE Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights, were held in September 2013 and January 2014 in Strasbourg.

Participants from 12 Member States (Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Lithuania and “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”) will be given an introduction to the European Court of Human Rights and will meet with lawyers from the Council of Europe with whom they will share experiences.