European Court of Human Rights

European Court of Human Rights Success Story

OpenText Document Management eDOCS Edition

Integrated workflow solution from Microsoft and OpenText radically enhances overall case management function of the Court


The Court’s caseload was exploding with the number of applications to the Court growing from 14,000 in 1997 to over 54,000 in 2008. ECHR wanted to improve manual approval processes, speed up the processing of cases, and improve efficiencies and productivity.


OpenText Document Management, eDOCS Edition


ECHR streamlined case management processes, improved overall productivity and quality control, and increased storage space.

About the Organization

The ECHR is part of the Council of Europe, an international intergovernmental organization that was established in 1949 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 that have all signed up to the system of human rights protection under the European Convention on Human Rights. The Court has a jurisdiction over a European population of some 800 million people.