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Parliamentary Assembly Session: 4 to 8 October 2010

Jean Paul-Costa: ''The Assembly was a driving force for creating the Convention and the Court''

[06/10/2010 15:30:00] Speaking at a Parliamentary Assembly ceremony to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the European Convention on Human Rights on 6 October, Jean-Paul Costa, president of the European Court of Human Rights, said hat the Assembly – then called consultative – was a driving force in the drafting of the Convention and in the creation of the Strasbourg Court.