The evaluation of how cases and appeals are processed in the first instance administrative courts and regional administrative courts in order to identify where support or changes could improve the efficiency of procedures and the quality and timeliness of decision-making was in focus of the first meeting on “Monitoring cases in the selected first instance courts and RACs” which has been held in Ankara on 2-3 October with the participation of total 46 representatives from the Council of State, Council of Judges and Prosecutors, Presidents and Members of Regional Administrative Courts, administrative and tax courts, representatives of the Ministry of Justice, court staff from different regions and national and international experts
In the two days meeting, judges and court staff working in administrative justice have shared their observations regarding the challenges they are facing in administrative justice, particularly with a focus on procedural issues.
The results of the monitoring exercise planned under this Activity will contribute to an in-depth assessment of the administrative justice in Turkey which will provide the basis for developing an operational Roadmap for an improved administrative justice.
The Project “Improving the Effectiveness of The Administrative Judiciary and Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of The Council of State” is implemented by the Council of Europe (CoE) and funded by the European Union (EU), the Republic of Turkey and the CoE. The Turkish Ministry of Justice - Directorate General for Legal Affairs is the Lead institution and end beneficiary of the Project.