Two MPs appointed to PACE committee

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

MPs Jason Azzopardi and Manuel Mallia have been appointed to the Committee on the Election of Judges to the European Court of Human Rights by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.

The list of MPs was published on the Council’s website.

Madam Justice Lorraine Schembri Orland will start working at the Strasbourg court on Friday. She was elected last April to the European Court of Human Rights.

The European Court of Human Rights is a supranational or international court established by the European Convention on Human Rights. Judges are elected for a non-renewable nine-year term.