Tartu, Georgia 14-15 June 2017
On 14-15 June 2017, the staff of the High School of Justice of Georgia benefited from a two-day...
Round Table on “Standards of the Council of Europe concerning assessment of judges and the Rules of Procedure of the Public Integrity Council”Kyiv, Ukraine 12 June 2017
On 12 June 2017, the round table “Standards of the Council of Europe concerning assessment of...
Tbilisi, Georgia 5 June 2017
On 5 June 2017, the staff of the High School of Justice of Georgia benefited from a one-day...
Conference on the new procedural legislation and its role in ensuring efficiency of the judiciary in UkraineLviv, Ukraine 29 May 2017
A third public discussion of the draft procedural legislation submitted by the President of...
Tbilisi, Georgia 23 May 2017
On 23 May 2017 in Tbilisi, the Judicial Strategic Committee finalised its work by adopting the...
Administrative detention of migrants
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...
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.