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  • Visit by the Vice-President of Bulgaria

    18/10/2019 
    Visit by the Vice-President of Bulgaria

    On 18 October 2019, Iliana Iotova, Vice-President of Bulgaria was received by President Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos. Yonko Grozev, judge elected in respect of Bulgaria, and Roderick Liddell, Registrar, also attended the meeting.

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  • Visit by the Minister of Justice of the Republic of Moldova

    15/10/2019 
    Visit by the Minister of Justice of the Republic of Moldova

    On 15 October 2019, Olesea Stamate, Minister of Justice of the Republic of Moldova was received by President Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos. Valeriu Griţco, judge elected in respect of the Republic of Moldova, and Roderick Liddell, Registrar, also attended the meeting.

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  • Visit by the Minister of Justice of Greece

    15/10/2019 
    Visit by the Minister of Justice of Greece

    On 15 October 2019, Konstantinos Tsiaras, Minister of Justice of Greece was received by President Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos. Roderick Liddell, Registrar, and Marialena Tsirli, Deputy Registrar, also attended the meeting.

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  • Visit by the Minister of Justice of Luxembourg

    15/10/2019 
    Visit by the Minister of Justice of Luxembourg

    On 15 October 2019, Sam Tanson, Minister of Justice of Luxembourg was received by President Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos. Georges Ravarani, judge elected in respect of Luxembourg, and Roderick Liddell, Registrar, also attended the meeting.

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  • Meeting with the Minister of Justice of Austria

    15/10/2019 

    On 15 October 2019, Clemens Jabloner, Minister of Justice of Austria was received by President Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos. Gabriele Kucsko-Stadlmayer, judge elected in respect of Austria, and Roderick Liddell, Registrar, also attended the meeting.

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Official visit by the President of Portugal - 26 June 2019

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

Official visits followed by a solemn hearing

Official visit by H.R.H. Crown Prince Haakon of Norway

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

Official visit by the President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron

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

Photo Gallery

Speech by President Guido Raimondi

Speech by President Emmanuel Macron

Visit by the Grand Duke and the Grand Duchess of Luxembourg

On 27 March 2014, Their Royal Highnesses the Grand Duke and the Grand Duchess of Luxembourg made an official visit to the Court.

HRH the Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg and President Spielmann addressed a 250-audience on the occasion of a Solemn Session in the Court’s Hearing Room.

Webcast of the Solemn Session

Speech by President Spielmann

Speech by HRH the Grand Duke of Luxembourg (in French only)

 

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