The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice

European Day of Justice

25 October


The European Day of Justice is celebrated each year around the 25 October. It aims to bring justice closer to citizens, to inform them on their rights and to to promote the work of the Council of Europe and the European Commission in the field of justice, through simulation of procedures and information sessions.

This day is open to all european citizens, students and people who work in the field of justice.

The Council of Europe invites representatives from the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) to inform about their projects in their respective countries for this special day.


The European Day of justice is celebrated on 25 October in Europe

Event by country

The member States are invited to inform the CEPEJ Secretariat ( about the events organised in their country in the framework of the European Day of Justice

Austria: Court of Appeal in Vienna, "Open Day" on October 26

Germany: 30 October 2015 in Karlsruhe

Bosnia and Herzegovina:
 - Cantonal Court, Novi Travnik (date to be confirmed)
 - Banja Luka, 23 October 2015, Table ronde européenne entre professionnels de la justice

Website of the European commission [en]


Organisational Charter and information form for the CEPEJ Secretariat


Previous years

2014 Programme

2013 Programme

2012 Programme

2011 Programme

2010 Programme

2009 Programme

2008 Programme
2007 Programme
2006 Programme


 The crystal scales
of Justice Award

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