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European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)

Definition(s)

A regional human rights instrument giving effect to certain rights stated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, offering individuals the possibility of applying to the courts for the enforcement of their rights.

Source(s)

Derived by EMN from the description of the Convention on the website of the European Court of Human Rights

Translations

  • BG: Европейска конвенция за правата на човека
  • CS: Evropská úmluva o ochraně lidských práv
  • DE: Europäische Menschenrechtskonvention (EMRK)
  • EL: Ευρωπαϊκή Σύμβαση Δικαιωμάτων του Ανθρώπου
  • EN: European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)
  • ES: Convenio Europeo de Derechos Humanos
  • ET: Euroopa inimõiguste ja põhivabaduste kaitse konvetsioon
  • FI: Euroopan ihmisoikeussopimus
  • FR: Convention européenne des droits de l’homme
  • GA: an Coinbhinsiún Eorpach um Chearta an Duine
  • HU: Emberi Jogok Európai Egyezménye
  • IT: Convenzione Europea dei Diritti dell’Uomo
  • LT: Europos žmogaus teisių konvencija
  • LV: Eiropas Cilvēktiesību konvencija
  • MT: Konvenzjoni (Il-) Ewropea dwar id-Drittijiet tal‑Bniedem
  • NL: Europees Verdrag voor de Rechten van de Mens
  • PL: Europejska Konwencja Praw Człowieka / Konwencja o Ochronie Praw Człowieka i Podstawowych Wolności
  • PT: Convenção Europeia dos Direitos Humanos
  • RO: Convenţia Europeană a Drepturilor Omului (CEDO)
  • SK: Európsky dohovor o ochrane ľudských práv a základných slobôd / EDĽP
  • SL: Evropska konvencija o človekovih pravicah
  • SV: Europakonventionen om de mänskliga rättigheterna
  • NO: Den europeiske menneskerettskonvensjonen
  • KA: ადამიანის უფლებათა ევროპული კონვენცია (ECHR)
  • UK: Європейська конвенція з прав людини (ЄКПЛ)

Synonym(s)

  • European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
  • ECHR

Related Term(s)

Note(s)

More formally referred to as the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.