Implementation of ECHR judgments: latest decisions of the Committee of Ministers

The last case-by-case decisions on the implementation of judgments and decisions of the European Court of Human Rights have been published by the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers. The Committee adopted 44 decisions concerning 19 Member States during the meeting, including five interim resolutions

on the Gafgaz Mammadov v. Azerbaijan, the Sejdić group and Finci v. Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Kavala v. Turkey, the Selahattin Demirtaş v. Turkey (no. 2) and the Sukachov group, Nevmerzhitsky, Yakovenko group and Melnik group v. Ukraine.

30 Final Resolutions (**) were adopted by the Committee concerning 141 judgments and decisions of the European Court, concerning 15 different States.

An indicative list of cases to be examined at the next specific meeting of the Committee on the execution of judgments, which will take place from 8 to 10 March 2022, was also adopted.


Under Article 46 of the European Convention on Human Rights, judgments of the European Court of Human Rights are binding on the states concerned. The Committee of Ministers supervises the execution of judgments on the basis of information provided by the national authorities concerned, NGOs and other interested parties.

Meeting documents

Supervision Process Video

Country and thematic sheets


Website: Impact of the European Convention on Human Rights
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Implementation of ECHR judgments: Latest decisions of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe
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Execution of ECHR judgments: Council of Europe ministers give formal notice to Turkey in the Kavala case
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Implementation of ECHR judgments: Council of Europe ministers again urge Turkey to secure the immediate release of Selahattin Demirtaş
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Freedom of assembly: Committee of Ministers calls on Azerbaijan to bring national law and practice into line with human rights convention
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Ukraine: the Committee of Ministers urges the authorities to resolve the recurrent problem of overcrowding and inhuman conditions of detention, lack of effective remedies
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Council of Europe ministers urge Bosnia and Herzegovina to eliminate discrimination in its electoral system

An interim resolution is a form of decision adopted by the Committee of Ministers aimed at overcoming more complex situations requiring special attention.(**) A final resolution is a decision of the Committee of Ministers by which it decides to terminate the supervision of the execution of a judgment, considering that the respondent state has adopted all the measures required in response to the violations found by the court.