Cooperation with other bodies
Cooperation with the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ)
The CCJE and the European Commission for the efficiency of justice (CEPEJ) cooperate regularly on topics of common interest.
Action plan for follow-up to Opinions of the Consultative Council of European Judges (CCJE) - Source: CEPEJ document
Observations No. 1 (2005) of the Consultative Council of European Judges (CCJE) on the draft Action Plan for follow-up to the Opinions of the CCJE prepared by the CEPEJ at the request of the CDCJ
Cooperation with the Consultative Council of European Prosecutors (CCPE)
The Bureaus of the
Consultative Council of European Judges (CCJE) and the Consultative
Council of European Prosecutors (CCPE) have jointly submitted to the
Secretary General of the Council of Europe a report on the “Challenges
for judicial independence and impartiality in the member states of the
Council of Europe”. This report follows the Secretary General’s 2015
”State of Democracy, Human Rights and the Rule of Law in Europe – a
shared responsibility for democratic security in Europe“, where the
CCJE and CCPE were requested to “urgently draft a comprehensive review
of the main challenges for judicial impartiality and independence in
member states”. This report is published together with a document
compiling the comments on this report, forwarded to the Secretariat by
the member states of the Council of Europe.
The CCJE and the CCPE worked together to prepare Opnion No. 12 on relations between Judges and Prosecutors. The co-ordination and complementarity between these two Councils ensure coherence of the judicial tools implemented for actors of the judicial system.
Cooperation with the European Committee on Legal Co-operation (CDCJ) and with the Group of Specialists on the Judiciary (CJ-S-JUD)
The CCJE has worked together with the CDCJ on revision of Recommendation (94) 12 on the independence, efficiency and role of judges.
Recommendation (2010)12 on judges: independence, efficiency and responsibilities
Cooperation with the Department for the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights
In the framework of
Opinion No. 13 on the role of judges in the enforcement of judicial
decisions in their relations with the other state functions and other
players, the CCJE will work in consultation with the Department for
the execution of judgments of the ECHR.
Cooperation with the United Nations (UN)
Commentary on the Bangalore principles of judicial contact
Comments no. 2 (2005) of the Working Party of the Consultative Council of European judges (CCJE-GT) on the framework programme « a new objective for judicial systems: the processing of each case within an optiminum and foreseeable timeframe » established by the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ)
Comments N° 1 (2002) of the Working Party of the Consultative