NGO Publications


Joint NGO Response to the Draft Copenhagen Declaration

On 13th February 2018, the AIRE Centre, Amnesty International, the European Human Rights Advocacy Centre, the European Implementation Network, Fair Trials, the International Commission of Jurists, Open Society Justice Initiative and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT)  responded to the Draft Copenhagen Declaration on the European Convention on Human Rights system presented by the Danish Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers on 5 February 2018. Their statement is supported by 27 NGOs. 


The Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (HFHR) is one of the oldest non-Governmental organisations in Poland dealing with the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms. As part of its activity, HFHR monitors the standards of human rights protection. One of the main pillars of HFHR’s activity is litigation before the European Court of Human Rights and the monitoring of the process of the implementation of judgments process before the Committee of Ministers.

Published by the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, March 2017


This report provided summary information on the mechanisms for execution of ECtHR judgments in Armenia and the situation of execution of European Court judgments between 2007 and 2015. It identified both the mechanisms for execution and systematic solution, and the general measures required for execution of individual judgments, so that relevant proposals for their resolution might be submitted.

Published by the Helsinki Citizen's Assembly Vanadzor Office, November 2016



A group of 10 NGOs issues a statement on the (then) draft Brussels declaration on the “Implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights, our shared responsibility”. 

The NGOs in question were Amnesty International, the European Human Rights Advocacy Centre, JUSTICE, The Law Society of England and Wales, The International Commission of Jurists, The AIRE Centre, Human Rights Watch, the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, Human Rights Watch, Open Society, and the Dutch Section of the International Commission of Jurists.

The statement was signed on 26 February 2015


This report examined the status of the government’s execution of ECtHR judgments. It reviewed Azerbaijan’s efforts to meet its human rights commitments through the rule of law, including relevant institutional mechanisms and its cooperation with the Committee of Ministers in that regard. It presented the key human rights violations revealed by ECtHR in Azerbaijan and provided recommendations to the Government of Azerbaijan how to improve the situation.

Published by the Media Rights Institute, May 2014