prosecutors and judges on the âAllegations of Ill-treatment and Criminal
Council of Europe, in the framework of the EU/CoE Joint Programme âReinforcing
the Fight against Ill-treatment and Impunityâ is organising a two-day seminar
for prosecutors and judges on âAllegations of Ill-treatment and Criminal
Procedureâ. The seminar will be held at the High School of Justice on 26-27
January. It aims to increase the awareness of prosecutors and judges of
safeguards against ill-treatment and the importance of an effective
investigation into ill-treatment complaints. In addition to European standards
for combating ill-treatment, experts will discuss the domestic legislation in
this area and guarantees in practice against ill-treatment. The participants
will also be given an opportunity to analyse recent cases of the European Court
of Human Rights against Georgia. The seminar will be conducted by prominent
Council of Europe experts with former prosecutorial experience.
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.