Raad van Europa stelt 12 nieuwe rechters aan bij Hof voor de Rechten van de Mens (en)

Met dank overgenomen van Raad van Europa (RvE), gepubliceerd op woensdag 3 oktober 2007.

Press release - 645(2007)

PACE elects twelve judges to the European Court of Human Rights

Strasbourg, 03.10.2007 - The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), meeting this week in plenary session in Strasbourg, yesterday elected twelve judges to the European Court of Human Rights. They are the following:

Ledi Bianku, in respect of Albania, for a period which begins 1February 2008 and ends 31 January 2014

Josep Casadevall Medrano, in respect of Andorra, for a period which begins 1November 2007 and ends 31 October 2013

Alvina Gyulumyan, in respect of Armenia, for a period which begins 1November 2007 and ends 31 October 2013

Elisabeth Steiner, in respect of Austria, for a period which begins 1November 2007 and ends 31 October 2013

George Nicolaou, in respect of Cyprus, for a period which begins 1February 2008 and ends 31 January 2014

Peer Lorenzen, in respect of Denmark, for a period which begins 1November 2007 and ends 31 October 2013

Nona Tsotsoria, in respect of Georgia, for a period which begins 1February 2008 and ends 31 January 2014

András Sajó, in respect of Hungary, for a period which begins 1February 2008 and ends 31 January 2014

Vladimiro Zagrebelsky, in respect of Italy, for a period which begins 1November 2007 and ends 31 October 2013

Corneliu Bîrsan, in respect of Romania, for a period which begins 1November 2007 and ends 31 October 2013

Luis López Guerra, in respect of Spain, for a period which begins 1February 2008 and ends 31 January 2014

Mirjana Lazarova Trajkovska, in respect of "the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia", for a period which begins 1February 2008 and ends 31 January 2014.

Judges are elected by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe from lists of three candidates nominated by each State which has ratified the European Convention on Human Rights. Judges are elected for six years and can be re-elected.

Links to the results of the vote and the CVs of candidates .

Contacts for the press:

  • Communication Unit of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe,

tel; +33 3 88 41 31 93, pace.com@coe.int ; http://assembly.coe.int

  • Press and Public Relations Unit of the European Court of Human Rights,

tel. +33 3 88 41 21 54, press@echr.coe.int , http://www.echr.coe.int