International Commission of Jurists Conference of European National Sections: Strasbourg, 22 to 24 April 1987

This Conference was held in collaboration with the Human Rights Directorate of the Council of Europe and focused on four important themes in relation to the European Convention on Human Rights.

The report contains the following:

List of Participants

Conference Programme

Topic one: Functioning of the European Convention on Human Rights

  • Report
  • Resolution
  • Working paper: Report by the Swiss delegation to the European Ministerial Conference on Human Rights, Vienna, March 1985
  • Draft Protocol to the European Convention submitted by the Dutch section of the ICJ
  • Memorandum on procedures before the European Commission of Human Rights, prepared by Justice, the ICJ’s UK section

Topic two: the European Convention and domestic law and procedure

  • Report
  • Resolution
  • Working documents: Questionnaire submited to ICJ European national sections and affiliates
  • Tabular summary of responses to the questionnaire
  • Narrative summary of responses to the questionnaire

Topic three: the role of non-governmental organisations in the Council of Europe

  • Report
  • Resolution
  • Working paper: The role of NGOs on human rights matters in the Council of Europe, by Andrew Drzemczewski

Topic four: new technologies and human rights

  • Report
  • Resolution
  • Working paper: New technologies and human rights, by Paul Sieghart

Appendix A: Text of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms and its Protocol No. 8 concerning Acceleration of the Procedure of the European Commission and the European Court (including an Explanatory report and commentary)

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