The European Implementation Network (EIN) is a non-governmental organisation established to champion the implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights. Initially conceived in 2014 as a project of Judgment Watch, an NGO based in Geneva that supports, monitors and promotes the implementation of human rights judgments around the world, EIN was registered as an independent NGO under French law in January 2017 with its headquarters in Strasbourg. 

EIN's founding members are: 

  • Andrew Drzemczewski (human rights scholar and former Head of the Legal Affairs and Human Rights Department of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe)

  • Professor Başak Çalı (Hertie School of Governance, Berlin; Center for Global Public Law, Koç University, Istanbul)

  • Judgment Watch, represented by Malcolm Langford

  • Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, represented by Dominika Bychawska-Siniarska

  • Legal Resources Centre from Moldova, represented by Vladislav Gribincea

  • Nigel Warner (ILGA-Europe Advisor on the Council of Europe)

  • Open Society Justice Initiative, represented by Christian De Vos

  • Professor Philip Leach (School of Law, Middlesex University, London)

The EIN Board, elected for a term of four years, currently consists of: 

  • Professor Başak Çalı (Hertie School of Governance, Berlin; Center for Global Public Law, Koç University, Istanbul)

  • Judgment Watch, represented by Malcolm Langford

  • Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, represented by Dominika Bychawska-Siniarska

  • Legal Resources Centre from Moldova, represented by Vladislav Gribincea

  • Nigel Warner (ILGA-Europe Advisor at the Council of Europe)

  • Professor Philip Leach (School of Law, Middlesex University, London)

  • Panayote Dimitras, Founder and Spokesperson of the Greek Helsinki Monitor

  • Dr Krasimir Kanev, Director of the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee

  • Kristina Todorovic, Attorney at law at the Lawyers’Committee for Human Rights (YUCOM), Serbia

  • Adam Weiss, Managing Director of the European Roma Rights Centre, Hungary

The EIN Bureau, elected for a term of two years, is currently comprised of: 

  • Professor Başak Çalı, Chair

  • Professor Philip Leach, Vice-Chair

  • Dominika Bychawska-Siniarska, on behalf of the Helsinki Foundation of Human Rights, Secretary

  • Nigel Warner, Treasurer

You can find further details on the role of the EIN Board and Bureau in the EIN Founding Statute.