Seibert-Fohr New German Judge to ECtHR
9 January 2020 (updated 4 months, 1 week ago)
Christine Götz

The Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) elected Professor Anja Seibert-Fohr as new judge to the European Court of Human Rights on 27 July 2019. Her term of nine years commenced on 1 January 2020. Professor Anja Seibert-Fohr succeeds Professor Angelika Nußberger who has been serving as judge at the European Court of Human Rights for Germany since 2011. Seibert-Fohr was a member of the Human Rights Committee from 2013 to 2017. Since 2016, she has held the chair of Public Law, International Law and Human Rights at the University of Heidelberg.

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Christine Götz

Christine Götz was intern at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law in 2019. She is a law student at the Faculty of Law of the University of Potsdam, Germany.