Representation at the European Court of Human Rights

The post of representative of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania to the European Court of Human Rights (hereinafter – the Representative) was established by Resolution No 929 of 3 July 1995 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania upon approving the regulations for the representative of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania at the European Court of Human Rights (Official Gazette, 1995, No 56-1413; 2002, No 123-5569; 2008, No 110-4195), after the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (hereinafter – the Convention) came into force in the Republic of Lithuania on 20 June 1995.

The Representative is an authorised civil servant representing the state in the proceedings of the European Court of Human Rights. The Representative is appointed and dismissed by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania by joint submission of the Minister of Justice and the Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Organisational and technical support of the Representative’s activities is carried out by the Ministry of Justice. The Ministry of Justice Division of Representation at the European Court of Human Rights has been set up specifically to help the Representative implement his or her rights and duties.

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Last updated: 09-04-2019