1950-2010: sixty years of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms in Europe. This year we celebrate the 60th birthday of the European Convention on Human Rights and we look forward to a Europe  without dividing lines.

Accession by the European Union to the Human Rights Convention, envisaged under Article 6 of the Lisbon Treaty, will bring everyone – including the EU institutions, into the same system of legally-binding standards and under the jurisdiction of the same court.

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