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European Court of Human Rights

The European Court of Human Rights

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OpenText eDOCS Edition Improves Access to Human Rights Knowledge Around the World

The OpenText technology has de-institutionalized access to the Court’s information and positioned us to effectively handle rapid growth. It has helped set a standard for how other government bodies and large organizations efficiently manage large amounts of information.

John Hunter, Head of IT Division for the ECHR
John Hunter, Director of IT, European Court of Human Rights

Challenge

Improve manual business processes; improve access to public information; work within a limited budget; speed up the processing of cases; and improve productivity.

Product(s)

Value

ECHR has been able to streamline internal business procedures; create a flexible; multilingual work environment; set new standards in document management and improve overall productivity with the system's ease of use.

About European Court of Human Rights

The ECHR is part of the Council of Europe, an international intergovernmental organization that was established in 1949 after the Second World War to promote political democracy and human rights, social progress and European cultural identity continent wide. Currently, the Council is made up of 47 member states which have all signed up to the system of human rights protection under the European Convention on Human Rights. The Court itself has a jurisdiction over a European population of some 800 million people.