The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice

European Day of Civil Justice

 25 October


The European Day of Justice is celebrated each year around the 25 October. It aims to bring justice closer to citizens, to inform them on their rights and to to promote the work of the  Council of Europe and the European Commission in the field of civil justice, through simulation of procedures and information sessions.

This day is open to all european citizens, students and people who work in the field of justice.

The Council of Europe invites representatives from the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) to inform about their projects in their respective countries for this special day.

The European Day of justice is celebrated on 25 October in Europe

The European Day of justice is celebrated every year on 25 October. It is aimed for European citizens, students and professionals in the field of justice and is organised by the Council of Europe. The main event of this day will take place in Portugal in 2014, in presence of the Portuguese Minister of Justice, Ms Paula Teixeira da Cruz and the State Secretary of Justice of Portugal, Mr António Costa Moura. This day will be organised in the framework of the Vith National Congress of Solicitadores and organised by the Portuguese Solicitadores Chamber.
Draft programme

Event by country



Organisational Charter and information form for the CEPEJ Secretariat


Previous years

2012 Programme

2011 Programme

2010 Programme

2009 Programme

2008 Programme
2007 Programme
2006 Programme


 The crystal scales
of Justice Award

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