Tuesday, 17 September 2013

'The Future Role of the European Court of Human Rights', a conference in Copenhagen

iCourts & Freedom Rights Project have announced details of a conference to be held in Copenhagen on 15 November 2013:

This conference addresses the question of what the role of the ECtHR should – and could – be in the contemporary and future protection of human rights in Europe.  It brings together a distinct group [of] distinguished European judges and renowned scholars from the field of human rights to debate these questions and suggest ways forward for the ECtHR.

Speakers at the conference include Professor Laurence Helfer (School of Law, Duke University), a specialist in ECHR sexual orientation law, and Nick Herbert (Member of the UK Parliament) who played a significant Parliamentary role in the recent enactment of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 in England and Wales. 


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