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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12343

8 October 2019
SECTORAL POLICIES / Justice
EU Council reiterates its commitment to EU's accession to ECHR
Brussels, 07/10/2019 (Agence Europe)

On Monday 7 October, the EU Council reaffirmed its commitment to the EU's accession to the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) by adopting, at the ‘Justice’ Council in Luxembourg, additional negotiating directives aimed at the early resumption of negotiations with the Council of Europe.

The EU's accession to the ECHR is a legal obligation based on the Treaty on European Union. Negotiations with the Council of Europe started in 2010 and in 2013; a provisional agreement has been...

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Contents

COMMISSIONERS-DESIGNATE HEARINGS IN EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT
SECTORAL POLICIES
EXTERNAL ACTION
ECONOMY
COUNCIL OF EUROPE
NEWS BRIEFS