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ERIC Number: ED459120
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 37
Abstractor: N/A
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Fifty Years of the European Convention on Human Rights.
Council of Europe, Strasbourg (France).
This booklet is intended as the nongovernmental organization's (NGO's) contribution to the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). Its aim is to bear witness to the commitment of the NGOs having consultative status with the Council of Europe, and to all that they have done to make known, put into practice, and develop the definitions and guarantees of human rights offered by the Convention. The booklet is divided into two parts. Part 1 contains: "Introduction"; "The Council of Europe and Human Rights"; "The Council of Europe and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs)"; "The Council of Europe and the European Convention on Human Rights"; "The European Court of Human Rights"; "Other Human Rights Instruments"; "Intergovernmental Activities in the Field of Human Rights"; "The Steering Committee for Equality between Women and Men"; "The Results of Fifty Years' Functioning of the Convention"; "The Human Rights Commissioner"; "Education and Information about the Convention"; "Action Taken by the NGOs Granted Consultative Status"; "Procedure Governing Individual Applications to the European Court of Human Rights"; and "Rene Cassin One of the Leading Figures behind the Convention." Part 2 contains: "Overview of Some of the Main Articles of the Convention"; and "Conclusion." Contains list of Web sites, addresses, abbreviations, and map of the member states of the Council of Europe. (BT)
Human Rights Information Centre, Council of Europe, F-67075 Strasbourg Cedex. Tel: +33 0 3 88 41 20 24; Fax: +33 0 3 88 41 27 04; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council of Europe, Strasbourg (France).