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Official visit by H.R.H. Crown Prince Haakon of Norway to the ECHR followed by a solemn hearing - 18 March 2019

18/03/2019

His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Norway paid an official visit to the European Court of Human Rights on 18 March 2019. After paying tribute to the Court’s former President Rolv Ryssdal (Norwegian), he had a meeting with the judges, then addressed an audience of dignitaries from judicial, political and diplomatic circles.

 

Webcast of the solemn hearing:

English

French

 

Speech by H.R.H. Crown Prince Haakon of Norway

Speech by President Guido Raimondi

Recent visits

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    Visit by the Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation

    On 17 June 2019, Alexandre Konovalov, Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation, visited the Court and was received by President Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos. Dmitry Dedov, judge elected in respect of the Russian Federation, and Roderick Liddell, Registrar, also attended the meeting.

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Official visit by H.S.H. the Hereditary Prince of Liechtenstein - 26 November 2018

Official visit by the President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron followed by a solemn hearing - 31 October 2017

The President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron, paid an official visit to the ECHR on 31 October 2017. He met the judges of the Court and addressed an audience made up primarily of judicial, political and diplomatic representatives.

This was the first time that a French President addressed the Court.

 

Webcast - Official Ceremony

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Speech by President Guido Raimondi

Speech by President Emmanuel Macron

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