European Court elected new President
Strasbourg - Sir Nicolas Bratza, judge in respect of the United Kingdom, was elected as new President of the Court on 4 July 2011.
He will take office on 4 November 2011, when mandate of current President, Mr. Jean-Paul Costa, judge in respect of France, will come to an end. Sir Niclas Bratza has been a judge at the European Court of Human Rights since 1 November 1998. Since 19 January 2007 he has also been Vice-President of the Court.
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