EU Accession to the European Convention on Human Rights: A Legal Assessment of the Draft Accession Agreement of 14th October 2011

Xavier Groussout, Tobias Lock, Laurent Pech

Research output: Working paper

Abstract

This Paper offers a legal assessment of the draft agreement on the Accession of the EU to the European Convention on Human Rights published by the Steering Committee for Human Rights of the Council of Europe on October 14, 2011. It will recall the most contentious points debated before and during the drafting of the draft accession agreement before offering a critical review of how these points were addressed by the European Commission and Council of Europe’s experts.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherUniversity of Edinburgh, School of Law, Working Papers
Number of pages17
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Keywords

  • EU
  • Council of Europe
  • European Convention on Human Rights
  • accession agreement
  • fundamental rights

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