The European Court of Human Rights: A Court in Crisis?

30 June 2009 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Chatham House, London


Derek Walton, Legal Counsellor, Foreign & Commonwealth Office



There will be a lunch reception from 12:30-13:00.

The European Court of Human Rights has a huge backlog of cases from various countries including Russia. Russia has been blocking changes in the Court's procedures designed to deal with the crisis. With a jurisdiction of over 800 million people what is the future for the Court?