PACE elects Mattias Guyomar judge to the European Court of Human Rights in respect of France

The Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) today elected Mattias Guyomar as judge to the European Court of Human Rights in respect of France.

Mr Guyomar, having obtained an absolute majority of votes cast, is elected judge of the European Court of Human Rights for a term of office of nine years which shall commence as from 22 June 2020.

Judges are elected by PACE from a list of three candidates nominated by each State which has ratified the European Convention on Human Rights.