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Joint programme: "Strengthening democratic reform in the southern Neighbourhood" (Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan)


Launched in January 2012, this programme of an initial length of 3 years, aims to accompany democratic and political reforms in the Southern Mediterranean countries, following a demand driven and targeted approach. The Programme focuses on four specific objectives. In this framework of his component No. 1, the CEPEJ has been entrusted to proceed to the evaluation of the functioning of judicial systems of Morocco and Tunisia. The co-operation with Jordan has not started at the time being.

The activities will contain especially:

a global evaluation of the functioning of the justice in Morocco and Tunisia
a more specific evaluation of the efficiency of a panel of pilot courts
the enlargement of the evaluation of the efficiency to other courts
the design of a concret working plan for the pilot courts
the evaluation of the curricula of the magistrate's schools
the organisation of specialised training courses for justice professionals
the participation of national authorities in the activities of the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ)

 

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You will find on this page the list of activities foreseen in the coming days. To consult the complete list of coming and past activities by country, please go to the paragraph "Information by country" below.

 

Study visit of justice professionals and officials from the first instance court of Tunis to the Regional Court of Avignon [31/03/2014]

Six justice professionals and officials from the First instance court of Tunis will carry out a study visit to the Regional Court of Avignon on 31 March and 1 April 2014 on based on a programme drawn up by the the President of that Court, Mr Gilles Accomando. On this occasion, the Tunisian delegation will explore the daily functioning of management techniques recommended in the project sheets drafted with the CEPEJ experts in the framework of the above-mentioned Joint Programme: the registration and preparation of civil cases for trial, the registration and flow of criminal cases,and the preparation and use of scoreboards. A Conference-debate, open to justice professionals, officials and lawyers, will be held on the theme “Transformation of justice systems in Europe: a comparative approach” by Mr Jean-Paul Jean, President of the CEPEJ Working Group on the Evaluation of Judicial Systems.
Programme

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A complete training kit is available in French and Arabic for the Moroccan courts [25/03/2014]

The CEPEJ has published the necessary tools and materials for the Moroccan correspondents entrusted with providing training to improve efficiency of the judicial system. Eight powerpoint presentations on judicial statistics, judicial timeframes and the quality of justice, complemented by practical exercises as well as a 2 hours 50 minute video, will enable Moroccan courts, as well as courts from other French and Arabic speaking countries, to benefit from this training concept to improve the functioning of their system.
Training kit (in French)

 

 

 

The 12th CEPEJ Newsletter has been published [07/02/2014]

The 12th CEPEJ newsletter is about the CEPEJ co-operation activities in the framework of the joint programmes "Strengthening democratic reform in the southern Neighbourhood" (Morocco and Tunisia) and "Support to the Jordanian authorities in improving the quality and efficiency of the Jordanian justice system", financed by the European Union and implemented by the Council of Europe.
12th CEPEJ Newsletter

 

Training session for Tunisian courts on management techniques [07/02/2014]

CEPEJ members and experts will go to Tunis on 18 and 19 February 2014 to carry out a training sesion on court management techniques. EachTunisian jurisdiction will be represented by a team composed mainly of its President, its Prosecutor, the head of the court's clerks and its computer scientist. The teams will be divided into workshops and will concentrate on the drawing up, in real time, of justice dashboards. The second day will be devoted to improving the dynamic management of Tunisian courts. The event is being organised within the framework of the programme on “Strengthening democratic reform in the southern Neighbourhood" (Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan)”, financed by the European Union and implemented by the Council of Europe.
More information (in French)

 

 

 

 


 

Information by country

This information is only available in French

Morocco

Tunisia

Jordan

 

Contacts

cepej@coe.int

 

Useful links

Special file: "Strengthening democratic reform in the southern Neighbourhood" (Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan)

Project description sheet
Council of Europe neighbourhood policy and the Arab Spring

 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

CO-OPERATION

Targeted co-operation with member States

Joint programme: "Strengthening the Court Management System in Turkey" (JP COMASYT)

Strengthening democratic reform in the southern Neighbourhood (Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan)

Support to the Jordanian authorities in improving the quality and efficiency of the Jordanian justice system

Enhancing judicial reform in the Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Republic of Moldova, Ukraine)

Increase the efficiency of the Albanian justice system, in line with European standards

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