The European Council gives the Commission a mandate to conduct negociations on EU’s accession to the ECHR

On 7 July 2010, official talks were launched in Strasbourg between the European Union (“EU”) and the Council of Europe, concerning the EU’s accession to the European Convention on Human Rights (“ECHR”). Thorbjørn Jagland, the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, and Viviane Reding, Vice-President of the European Commission, marked the beginning of this joint process at a meeting where they discussed how to move the process forward so that the EU could “swiftly” accede to

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Martin Favart, The European Council gives the Commission a mandate to conduct negociations on EU’s accession to the ECHR, 4 June 2010, e-Competitions Bulletin June 2010, Art. N° 41476

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