No: 92, 9 April 2019, Press Release Regarding The Election Of The Turkish Judge To The European Court Of Human Rights

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 09.04.2019

The election process of the Turkish judge to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) is completed with the voting at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on 9 April 2019.

Following the voting at PACE that is composed of parliamentarians of 47 Council of Europe member states, Associate Professor Saadet Yüksel was elected as the new Turkish judge to the ECtHR.

Our Government has conducted a meticulous process in order to identify qualified candidates to be submitted for election to the Court. As a result of this process, we are pleased that our new judge who will hold office for 9 years at the ECtHR is elected.

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