European Convention on Human Rights
The European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) (formally the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms) is an international treaty to protect human rights and fundamental ...
Outline Convention on Transfrontier Co-operation
The European Outline Convention on Transfrontier Co-operation between Territorial Communities or Authorities, also called the Madrid Convention was launched by the Council of Europe (CoE) in 1980. The...
Outline Convention on Transfrontier Co-operation - Wikipedia
European Convention for the Protection of Pet Animals
The European Convention for the Protection of Pet Animals is a treaty of the Council of Europe to promote the welfare of pet animals and ensure minimum standards for their treatment and protection. Th...
European Convention on the International Classification of Patents for Invention
The European Convention on the International Classification of Patents for Invention was signed on December 19, 1954 in Paris, France by members of the Council of Europe. It entered into force on Augu...
Convention on the Unification of Certain Points of Substantive Law on Patents for Invention
The Convention on the Unification of Certain Points of Substantive Law on Patents for Invention, also called Strasbourg Convention or Strasbourg Patent Convention, is a multilateral treaty signed by M...
European Cultural Convention
The European Cultural Convention is an international treaty opened for signature by the Council of Europe in Paris on 19 December 1954.Its signature is one of the conditions for becoming a participat...
European Landscape Convention
The European Landscape Convention, also known as the Florence Convention, is the first international treaty to be exclusively devoted to all aspects of European landscape. It applies to the entire ter...
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Mikheyev v. Russia
Mikheyev v. Russia was a 2006 court case involving Alexey Mikheyev and the Russian Federation. The case became notable as "the first serious victory in a case of torture" brought to the European Court...
European Convention on Nationality
The European Convention on Nationality (E.T.S. No. 166) was signed in Strasbourg on 6 November 1997. It is a comprehensive convention of the Council of Europe dealing with the law of nationality. The ...
European Court of Human Rights
The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR; French: Cour européenne des droits de l’homme) is a supranational or international court established by the European Convention on Human Rights. It hears...
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European Social Charter
The European Social Charter is a Council of Europe treaty which was adopted in 1961 and revised in 1996. The Revised Charter came into force in 1999 and is gradually replacing the initial 1961 treaty....
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Belgian Linguistic Case (No 2)
The Belgian Linguistic case (No. 2) (1968) 1 EHRR 252 is a formative case on the right to education under the European Convention of Human Rights, Protocol 1, art 2. It related to "certain aspects of ...
Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities
The Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (FCNM) is a multilateral treaty of the Council of Europe aimed at protecting the rights of minorities. It came into effect in 1998 an...
European Convention relating to the Formalities required for Patent Applications
The European Convention relating to the formalities required for patent applications was signed at Paris on December 11, 1953. Its aim was to "simplify and unify, as far as it is possible, the formali...
Convention on the Participation of Foreigners in Public Life at Local Level
The Convention on the Participation of Foreigners in Public Life at Local Level is a treaty of the Council of Europe, adopted in 1992. It grants foreigners the right to vote in local elections, provid...
European Convention on Extradition
The European Convention on Extradition is a multilateral extradition treaty drawn in 1957 up by the member states of the Council of Europe and in force between all of them. The Convention is also avai...
Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data
The Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data of the Council of Europe of 1981 extended the safeguards for everyone's rights and fundamental fr...
European Charter of Local Self-Government
The European Charter of Local Self-Government was adopted under the auspices of the Congress of the Council of Europe (not to be confused with the Council of the European Union) and was opened for sig...
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Mosley v United Kingdom
Mosley v United Kingdom [2011] 53 E.H.R.R. 30; was a 2011 decision in the European Court of Human Rights regarding the right to privacy under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights. An a...