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The Future of the European Court of Human Rights: The Brighton Declaration

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Derek Walton, Legal Counsellor, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Chair: Elizabeth Wilmshurst, Associate Fellow, International Law Programme, Chatham House


The Brighton Declaration, adopted by the 47 member states of the Council of Europe, will introduce significant reforms to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).

The speaker will discuss the impacts of the Declaration on the Court's future.