Visit to the European Court of Human Rights
On 7 February 2019 Dr Páll Hreinsson, President of the EFTA Court, Dr Per Christiansen and Dr Bernd Hammermann, judges at the EFTA Court, and Ólafur Jóhannes Einarsson, Registrar of the EFTA Court, along with the six legal secretaries of the Court, visited the European Court of Human Rights. They were greeted by Guido Raimondi, President of the European Court of Human Rights, Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos and Angelika Nussberger Vice-Presidents of the European Court of Human Rights, Carlo Ranzoni, Arnfinn Bårdsen and Róbert Spanó judges at the European Court of Human Rights, and Roderick Liddell, Registrar of the European Court of Human Rights. The Presidents, judges and registrars of both Courts spoke about current legal issues regarding human rights and EEA law, inter alia about the legal status of human rights in EEA law and the new Protocol 16 to the European Convention on Human Rights. The talk was followed by an engaging discussion.