About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 17:44 - 18 Aug.'17
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
PACE Committee Rejects Georgian Nominees to the European Court of Human Rights
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 26 Jan.'17 / 13:42

The Committee on the Election of Judges to the European Court of Human Rights, special committee of the Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly, rejected at its meeting on January 24, three Georgia-nominated candidates to ECHR, citing lack of qualifications.

“The Committee on the Election of Judges to the European Court of Human Rights assessed the list of the candidates to the Court in respect of Georgia,” the committee report said, referring to the candidacies of Giorgi Badashvili, Aleksandre Baramidze and Eva Gotsiridze.

“As not all candidates are sufficiently well-qualified, the committee recommends that the list be rejected by the Assembly and that the Government of Georgia be requested to submit a new list of candidates,” the committee report added.

Giorgi Badashvili, case lawyer at the Registry of the European Court of Human Rights, Aleksandre Baramidze, deputy justice minister since 2013 and Eva Gotsiridze, member of the High Council of Justice, were shortlisted from the total of 47 applicants by the 11-member state commission under the Ministy of Justice and chosen for nomination by the Government of Georgia.

The Committee on the Election of Judges interviewed the three candidates on September 29 and decided to pospone its decision “until a later date.”

The Strasbourg-based European Court of Human Rights rules on individual or state applications alleging violations of the civil and political rights set out in the European Convention on Human Rights. The judges are elected by the CoE Parliamentary Assembly from lists of three candidates proposed by each member state for a non-renewable term of nine years. The tenure of Nona Tsotsoria, current Georgia-nominated ECHR judge, expires in January 2017.

Latest News
18 Aug.'17 17:44
Ruling Party, Opposition Meet over Constitutional Amendments
Parliamentary and non-parliamentary opposition parties accepted GD’s proposal to resume discussions. 
18 Aug.'17 12:31
Georgian Leaders Condemn Barcelona Attack
President, Prime Minister, Parliamentary Chairman issued statements following the terrorist act.
17 Aug.'17 17:28
Detention of Civic Activist Stirs Outcry in Tbilisi
Tamar Mearakishvili was briefly detained by the Moscow-backed Tskhinvali authorities.   
16 Aug.'17 18:27
2008 Russo-Georgian War Recap: August 16
Civil.ge uses its archives and other sources to provide a daily recap of the events of the war.
16 Aug.'17 15:50
Alliance of Patriots Names Mayoral Candidate
Irma Inashvili, lawmaker and Parliament’s Vice Speaker, will enter the mayoral race in Tbilisi.
16 Aug.'17 12:11
U.S. Annual Report on Georgia Religious Freedom
The U.S Department of State released its report also covering the developments in Georgia on August 15.
15 Aug.'17 19:15
GDDG Offers Consultations on Constitutional Amendments
The ruling party expressed readiness to discuss “all major issues of the constitutional reform.”  
15 Aug.'17 13:23
Geostat: 2016 FDI USD 1.56 bln
Final figures have been revised downwards from preliminary data of USD 1.64 billion.
15 Aug.'17 11:51
2008 Russo-Georgian War Recap: August 15
Civil.ge uses its archives and other sources to provide a daily recap of the events of the war.
14 Aug.'17 14:09
2008 Russo-Georgian War Recap: August 14
Civil.ge uses its archives and other sources to provide a daily recap of the events of the war.

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2017, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
73