COUNCIL OF EUROPE (CE) AS A FRAMEWORK FOR HUMAN RIGHTS PROTECTION
Karoly Bard
Fall Term 1995
Legal Studies Department, Budapest
CENTRAL EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY


COURSE DESCRIPTION

1. The foundation of the Council of Europe (CE), its aims as reflected in the CE Statute (European unity, rule of lax. parliamentary democracy, human rights).

2. The CE organs and their competences (Committee of Ministers, Parliamentary Assembly, Secretariat)

3. The protection of human rights within the CE
a. The European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of 1950
- the rights guaranteed by the Convention and its Protocols
- the Convention bodies
- procedure before the Commission and the Court of Human Rights

b. The European Convention against Torture and its operation

c. The European Convention against Racism and Intolerance

4. The right to liberty (Article 5)

5. The right to fair trial (Article 6 and 7; the rights related to fair justice in Protocol No. 7.)

6. Privacy and the right to marriage (Articles 8 and 12) with particular emphasis on their relation Article 14 (non-discrimination)




Digitized version prepared by the Curriculum Resource Center (CRC)
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Revised: April 1996

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