27 to 28 February 2020 Strasbourg

Freedom of Expression (Art. 10 ECHR): Recent ECtHR Case Law

Published 2 weeks, 2 days ago (updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago)

Objective

This seminar will provide participants with a comprehensive insight into the recent case law of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) on freedom of expression under Article 10 of the European Convention of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (ECHR), with a focus on the  most important judgments since 2018.

The training will provide the participants with the necessary tools to identify and address human rights violations relating to Article 10 and apply that provision in domestic proceedings.

Key topics

  • Journalistic sources and electronic surveillance programmes
  • Suppression of extremist activities
  • Access to the internet
  • Remarks against public officials
  • Freedom of religion
  • Protection of one’s reputation
  • Hate speech
  • Political expression

Who should attend?

Lawyers in private practice, judges, prosecutors, State Agents, legal staff of national administrations, international organisations and NGOs.

Visit to the European Court of Human Rights

Participants will have the opportunity to visit the European Court of Human Rights. The number of places is limited.

For more details about the conference programme, fees, and online registration procedure, please consult the event website.