On September 5, a meeting was held at the
Constitutional Court of the Republic of Azerbaijan with the delegation headed
by the Christoph Poirel, Director of Human Rights of the Council of Europe
Secretariat's Human Rights and Rule of Law Directorate.
During the meeting, the importance of continuing
effective legal co-operation between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Council
of Europe was noted, the reforms carried out in the judicial and legal field,
the tasks facing the courts in the field of ensuring human rights, as well as
the importance of co-operation with the European Court of Human Rights were
It was noted that the Constitutional Court, paying
special attention to international judicial-legal co-operation, widely applied
the European Convention on the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental
Freedoms in the decisions of the Plenum in order to justify its legal position
in many of its decisions, referring to the case-law of the European Court of
Christoph Poirel noted the importance of legal co-operation
between the national courts of the member countries of the Council of Europe
and the European Court of Human Rights and touched on the issues related to the
implementation of the decisions of the European Court.
During the meeting,
an exchange of views took place, the importance of strengthening judicial and
legal co-operation was emphasized.