Hearing on EU accession to the ECHR

The Court of Justice of the European Union will on 6 May 2014 hold hearing on EU accession to the European Convention on Human Rights on the basis of the request for an opinion submitted by the European Commission pursuant to Article 218(11) TFEU. Question submitted to the Court of Justice goes as follows : “Is the Draft Agreement on the Accession of the European Union to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms compatible with the Treaties?”