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  • Visit by the French Secretary of State for Disabled Persons

    21/11/2019 
    Visit by the French Secretary of State for Disabled Persons

    On 21 November 2019, Sophie Cluzel, French Secretary of State for Disabled Persons, was received by President Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos. André Potocki, Judge elected in respect of France, and Roderick Liddell, Registrar, also attended the meeting.

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  • Visit of the French Minister of Sports

    14/11/2019 
    Visit of the French Minister of Sports

    On 14 November 2019, Roxana Maracineanu, Minister of Sports of France, was received by President Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos. Roderick Liddell, Registrar, also attended the meeting.

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  • Visit by the French Secretary of State for Child Protection

    13/11/2019 
    Visit by the French Secretary of State for Child Protection

    On 13 November 2019, Adrien Taquet, French Secretary of State for Child Protection, was received by President Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos. André Potocki, Judge elected in respect of France, and Roderick Liddell, Registrar, also attended the meeting.

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  • Visit by the Government Spokeswoman of France

    13/11/2019 
    Visit by the Government Spokeswoman of France

    On 8 November 2019, Sibeth Ndiaye, Secretary of State, Government Spokeswoman of France, was received by President Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos. Roderick Liddell, Registrar, also attended the meeting.

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  • Visit by a member of the Swiss Federal Council

    07/11/2019 
    Visit by a member of the Swiss Federal Council

    On 7 November 2019, Alain Berset, member of the Swiss Federal Council, was received by President Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos. Helen Keller, judge elected in respect of Switzerland, and Roderick Liddell, Registrar, also attended the meeting.

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Official visit by the President of Portugal - 26 June 2019

Official visit by H.S.H. the Hereditary Prince of Liechtenstein - 26 November 2018

Official visits followed by a solemn hearing

Official visit by H.R.H. Crown Prince Haakon of Norway

18/03/2019

His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Norway paid an official visit to the European Court of Human Rights on 18 March 2019. After paying tribute to the Court’s former President Rolv Ryssdal (Norwegian), he had a meeting with the judges, then addressed an audience of dignitaries from judicial, political and diplomatic circles.

Webcast of the solemn hearing:

English

French

Speech by H.R.H. Crown Prince Haakon of Norway

Speech by President Guido Raimondi

Official visit by the President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron

The President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron, paid an official visit to the ECHR on 31 October 2017. He met the judges of the Court and addressed an audience made up primarily of judicial, political and diplomatic representatives.

This was the first time that a French President addressed the Court.

 

Webcast - Official Ceremony

Photo Gallery

Speech by President Guido Raimondi

Speech by President Emmanuel Macron

Visit by the Grand Duke and the Grand Duchess of Luxembourg

On 27 March 2014, Their Royal Highnesses the Grand Duke and the Grand Duchess of Luxembourg made an official visit to the Court.

HRH the Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg and President Spielmann addressed a 250-audience on the occasion of a Solemn Session in the Court’s Hearing Room.

Webcast of the Solemn Session

Speech by President Spielmann

Speech by HRH the Grand Duke of Luxembourg (in French only)

 

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