Published: 1 Aug 2018

Requests for interim measures before the European Court of Human Rights

Training resource

These resources present an overview of the provisions of the European Convention on Human Rights, the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights, and the Rules of Court in relation to requests for interim measures, pursuant to Rule 39 of the Rules of Court. Interim measures are urgent measures, which the ECtHR may require of the Respondent Government and/or the applicant(s), where there is an imminent risk of irreparable harm.

This package of resources includes:

  1. A Guide [PDF, view online or download]
  2. The full webinar recording (presentation with voiceover) [streaming only]
  3. Audio recording of the webinar [MP3, streaming only]
  4. Slideshow [.ppsx file, download only]

To use the video and audio resources, you will need an internet connection.

1. Guide

Click here to download the guide.

2. Video recordings of the webinar

You can also watch the webinar videos via YouTube on the desktop site or via the mobile app here.

Please use the player controls to navigate the playlist.

3. Audio recordings

4. Slideshow

Requests for Interim Measures from the ECtHR: Slides (for download)