On January 31, Ivars Bickovics, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Latvia, attends the official opening ceremony of the judicial year of the European Court of Human Rights. International seminar on the European Convention on Human Rights is also taking place during this event.

The transnational and national judges and experts of international law will share their experiences and discuss the European Convention on Human Rights as a living instrument, which has been in existence for 70 years and was able to adapt to challenges in the field of human rights. As well as, there will be discussions about environment, science and technologies.  

The opening ceremony of the judicial year of the European Court of Human Rights is an annual tradition attended by invited judges, senior officials and international legal experts.

 

Information prepared by Baiba Kataja, the Press Secretary of the Supreme Court

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