2017 HELP Network Conference: "HELP for Friendly Justice"

19-20/06/2017 Strasbourg, France

The annual HELP Network Conference took place on 19-20 June and was entitled “HELP for Friendly justice”, gathering over 130 participants representing training institutions for judges and prosecutors and Bar associations. The Conference of the Council of Europe Programme on Human Rights Education...

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Paving the way ahead for HELP action in the EU: European Seminar on Legal Training and Evaluation

20/03/2017 Strasbourg, France

More than 100 judges, prosecutors, lawyers and experts gathered in Strasbourg on 20-21 March to exchange views on ‘Legal/Human Rights Training and Evaluation Methodology’. Most of the participants were members of the EU HELP network (National Training Institutions and Bar Associations and their...

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Fight against racism and homophobia in Italy: 25th course under EU-CoE ‘HELP in the 28’ Programme

06/02/2017 Rome, Italy

The launching in Rome of the course against racism, xenophobia, homophobia and transphobia for lawyers marked the end of the twenty-five courses launched in 15 EU countries under the EU–CoE “HELP in the 28” Programme. Participants were greeted by the President of the Italian Bar Council...

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Increasing Romanian legal professionals’ capacities on data protection: 'HELP in the 28' course

01/02/2017 Bucharest, Romania

The National Institute of Magistracy (NIM) in Bucharest hosted a unique double launching of the course on data protection and privacy rights, gathering around 70 judges, prosecutors and lawyers. The event was opened by Nelu Ciobanu, NIM’s deputy director, who praised the EU-CoE ‘HELP in the 28’...

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Double launching of EU-CoE 'HELP in the 28' courses for French lawyers

17-19/01/2017 Paris, France

The first launching was opened by the General Secretary of the Human Rights Institute of the Paris Bar Council, Christophe Pettiti. Laurence Lwoff, head the Council of Europe Bioethics Unit presented the ‘Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine’ focused on the protection of human rights and...

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