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European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights

The European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (ECHR) entered into force on 3 September 1953.

The ECHR has been recently litigated quite heavily in the area of economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to education.

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Provisions

Interpretation

Reporting 

Ratifications

European Court of Human Rights

For further information, click here to go to the homepage of the European Court of Human Rights.