Accession of the European Union to the European Convention on Human Rights
Keywords:European law, European Union, Council of Europe, European Convention on Human Rights, International human rights
AbstractThe author reports on a one-day conference held at the IALS in May 2011 considering the benefits and closer cooperation following from the accession of the European Union (EU) to the Council of Europe European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (ECHR), setting out the case for accession and necessary preparations for accession. Article by Simone White, European Anti-Fraud Officer, European Commission and honorary research at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies - published in Amicus Curiae - Journal of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and its Society for Advanced Legal Studies. The Journal is produced by the Society for Advanced Legal Studies at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London.
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