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Title:
Collected Courses of the Academy of European Law / Recueil des cours de l’Académie de droit européen 1991 The Protection of Human Rights in Europe Vol. II Book 2
Author:
Emmert, Frank. editor.
ISBN:
9789401710749
Physical Description:
XVIII, 292 p. 2 illus. online resource.
Contents:
General Table of Contents -- Winston Churchill Lecture On the Road to a European Constitutional Court -- General Course: The Protection of Human Rights in Europe -- The AIDS Pandemic and Human Rights -- The International Protection against Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment -- Legal Responses to Gender Discrimination in Europe and the USA -- The Political Culture of Liberalism and the Prospects for Eastern and Central Europe -- Index of Decisions by Transnational Courts.
Abstract:
Your invitation to me, as the President of the European Court of Human Rights, to conclude this year's study programme on the protection of hu­ man rights in Europe by delivering the prestigious Winston Churchill lec­ ture is a great honour not only for me personally but for the European Court of Human Rights as a whole, and I should like to thank the European Uni­ versity Institute and its Academy of European Law most warmly for giving me this opportunity. You are fortunate to have had the opportunity of following a week long general course on the protection of human rights in Europe given by my col­ league and friend Carl Aage N0rgaard, the President of the European Commission of Human Rights. To speak after hirn, in order to bring to a close your study programme, makes my task in some respects easier be­ cause I can take it for granted that you now have a clear and comprehensive understanding of the guarantees and the functioning of the European Con­ vention on Human Rights. On the other hand, it is, I must confess, not without a certain apprehension that I take the floor at this juncture because I am very weIl aware of how difficult it is to keep the attention of an audi­ ence which has had the privilege of hearing Carl Aage N0rgaard on more or less the same subject.
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Your invitation to me, as the President of the European Court of Human Rights, to conclude this year's study programme on the protection of hu­ man rights in Europe by delivering the prestigious Winston Churchill lec­ ture is a great honour not only for me personally but for the European Court of Human Rights as a whole, and I should like to thank the European Uni­ versity Institute and its Academy of European Law most warmly for giving me this opportunity. You are fortunate to have had the opportunity of following a week long general course on the protection of human rights in Europe given by my col­ league and friend Carl Aage N0rgaard, the President of the European Commission of Human Rights. To speak after hirn, in order to bring to a close your study programme, makes my task in some respects easier be­ cause I can take it for granted that you now have a clear and comprehensive understanding of the guarantees and the functioning of the European Con­ vention on Human Rights. On the other hand, it is, I must confess, not without a certain apprehension that I take the floor at this juncture because I am very weIl aware of how difficult it is to keep the attention of an audi­ ence which has had the privilege of hearing Carl Aage N0rgaard on more or less the same subject.