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In this section you will find information on the Convention, its Protocols and Reference Texts.

 

Convention:

Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (1953)


Protocols:

> Protocol No. 1 (1954)

> Protocol No. 2 (1970)
   conferring upon the European Court of Human Rights competence to give advisory opinions

> Protocol No. 3 (1970)
   amending Articles 29, 30 and 34 of the Convention

> Protocol No. 4 (1968)
   securing certain Rights and Freedoms other than tjose already included in the Convention and in the First
   Protocol thereto

> Protocol No. 5 (1971)
   amending Articles 22 and 40 of the Convention

> Protocol No. 6 (1985)
   concerning the abolition of death penalty

> Protocol No. 7 (1988)

> Protocol No. 8 (1990)

> Protocol No. 9 (1994)

> Protocol No. 10

> Protocol No. 11 (1998)
   restructuring the control machinery established hereby

> Protocol No. 12 (2005)

> Protocol No. 13 (2003)
   concerning the abolition of death penalty in all circumstances

> Protocol No. 14 (2010)
   amending the control system of the Convention

> Protocol No. 14bis  (ceased to be in force or applied on a provisional basis as from 1 June 2010, date of entry into force of Protocol No. 14 to the Convention)

 

Reference texts:

Discover the genesis of the original version of the European Convention on Human Rights by reading the preparatory works article by article.