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Within the framework of the elaboration of a draft legal instrument codifying existing international standards on the conditions of administrative detention of migrants, the CDCJ is launching a call for comments to key actors and civil society in order to receive their observations on the draft...

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The Judicial Strategic Committee successfully finalises its work

23 May 2017 Tbilisi, Georgia

On 23 May 2017 in Tbilisi, the Judicial Strategic Committee finalised its work by adopting the 2017-2021 Judicial Reforms Strategy and its 2017-2018 Action Plan. The Committee commenced its work on 23 May 2016 and held over 40 working meetings to identify challenges and to propose solutions for...

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Strengthening the Capacity of the High School of Justice of Georgia: Pilot Training on judicial review of corruption related crimes

18-19 May 2017 Kakheti, Georgia

On 18-19 May 2017, the High School of Justice of Georgia trainers completed the training on the judicial review of corruption related crimes, through a pilot training in Kakheti, Georgia. It is a follow-up of the Training of Trainers, which took place in April. The pilot training was observed by...

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At a glance

The European Committee on Legal Co-operation (CDCJ) is the Council of Europe intergovernmental body responsible for the standard-setting activities of the Council of Europe in the field of public and private law.

The competence of CDCJ is defined by the terms of reference that it is given directly by the Committee of Ministers, the statutory decision-making body of the Organisation, depending on the priorities of the Council of Europe and the needs of member States. Its main role is to draw up standards commonly accepted by the 47 member states and to foster legal co-operation among them. It also supports member states, upon request, to implement the standards it drew up and in providing expertise in its fields of competence in the framework of their justice reforms.

Standard-setting activities

Co-operation projects