Events at the Court
Opening of the Judicial Year 2016
The judicial year of the Court was formally opened on 29 January 2016. Around 290 eminent figures from the European judicial scene attended a seminar on the theme “International and national courts confronting large-scale violations of human rights”.
The seminar was followed by the official opening ceremony, in the course of which President Raimondi and Andrzej Rzepliński, President of the Constitutional Tribunal of Poland, addressed a 350-strong audience representing the judicial world and local and national authorities.
Introductory speech by Guido Raimondi (in French only)
Dialogue between Judges
Other events at the Court
The publications in the Dialogue between judges series are a record of the proceedings of seminars held annually to mark the opening of the judicial year at the Court.
Every year, these meetings provide a forum for discussion between judges from the Court and from various other courts on themes such as "The role of consensus in the system of the European Convention on Human Rights", "50 years of the Court viewed by its fellow international Courts" or "Execution and effects of the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights: the role of the judiciary".