Training for judges'
legal assistants on freedom of thought, conscience and religion and prohibition
the framework of the Denmarkâ€™s Georgia
Programme 2010-2013 â€śPromotion of Judicial Reform, Human and Minority Rightsâ€ťa trainingseminar for a new group of legal assistants of judges of first instance
courts will take place on 2-3 February at the High School of Justice. Judgesâ€™ legal assistants will be trained on the
case law of the European Court of Human Rights on Articles 9 (Freedom of thought, conscience and religion)
and 14 (Prohibition of discrimination) of the European Convention on Human
Rights. The use of practical case studies (in combination with legal theory)
will allow legal assistants to put their acquired knowledge on these issues into
practice to the benefit of judges.
political organisation set up in 1949, the Council of Europe works to promote
democracy and human rights continent-wide. It also develops common responses to
social, cultural and legal challenges in its 47 member states.