Press conference 2019
At the ECHR’s annual press conference on 24 January 2019 President Guido Raimondi took stock of the year 2018 and presented the statistics for the past year.
In particular, President Raimondi stated that the number of incoming cases was stable and reiterated the importance of the principle of subsidiarity. He also noted that the main challenge facing the Court was the arrival of cases that were complex or raised new issues.
Speech by President Raimondi (in French only)
Webcast of the Press Conference Original version
Documents and Statistics
Former press conferences
Press conference 2018
Speaking at the Court’s annual press conference on 25 January 2018, President Guido Raimondi reviewed the year 2017 and presented the statistics for the past year.
Press conference 2017
Speaking at the annual press conference of the Court on 26 January 2017, President Guido Raimondi took stock of the year 2016 and reported that the volume of incoming cases, after falling over the previous two years, had considerably increased. More info
The press conference of the Court is held annually in January. On this occasion, the President presents the statistics of the past year and the major events that occurred during this period. He also responds to questions of journalists.