The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice



Call for applications for the European Crystal Scales of Justice Prize for innovative practices contributing to the efficiency and quality of civil justice

Strasbourg, 14.02.2012 – In 2012, the Council of Europe together with the European Commission is organising the 6th edition of the "Crystal Scales of Justice" Prize.
The aim of the prize is to identify and promote innovative practices in civil justice, aimed to improve the efficiency and quality of the functioning of the justice system, procedures, and court organisation.
The 2012 competition is open to courts, associations and legal professionals, prosecutor's offices, non-governmental organisations, or any other entity responsible for justice affairs in the Member States of the Council of Europe or the European Union.
Applications must meet the eligibility criteria as specified in the Rules of the Prize and be submitted to the European Commission or the Council of Europe by 30 June 2012.

For more information:

http://ec.europa.eu/justice/civil
(European Commission, Directorate General for Justice)
Contact: just-crystal-scales@ec.europa.eu
www.coe.int/CEPEJ
(European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice/CEPEJ - Council of Europe)
Contact : Cepej@coe.int