Call for Tenders for National Short-Term Consultancy Services for the Project “Improving the Effectiveness of Family Courts: Better Protection of the Rights of Family Members”

11 June 2021 Ankara

The Council of Europe is looking for a maximum of 80 Provider(s) in order to support the implementation of the Project “Improving the Effectiveness of Family Courts: Better Protection of the Rights of Family Members” with a particular expertise on research, advice, co-ordination and facilitation...

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Call for Tenders for International Short-Term Consultancy Services for Co-Operation Projects in the Area of Family Justice

11 June 2021 Ankara

The Council of Europe is looking for a maximum of 90 Provider(s) for the provision of consultancy services in order to support the implementation of projects (both country-specific and regional) and cooperation activities implemented by the Department for the Implementation of Human Rights,...

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The European Union-Council of Europe Joint Project on “Promoting Alternative Dispute Resolution in Turkey” held its 1st Steering Committee Meeting

10 June 2021 Ankara

The 1st Steering Committee meeting of the European Union-Council of Europe Joint Project on “Promoting Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in Turkey” was held in Ankara on 10 June 2021. Following the opening speeches of Zekeriya Birkan, Deputy Minister of Justice of the Republic of Turkey, and...

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The European Union-Council of Europe Joint Project on “Promoting Alternative Dispute Resolution in Turkey” held its Launching Conference

10 June 2021 Ankara

The European Union-Council of Europe Joint Project on “Promoting Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in Turkey” was formally launched on 10 June 2021. The Project aims to improve the effectiveness of the justice system and access to justice by providing a faster dispute resolution for citizens,...

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Three Online Courses with Ministry of Family and Social Services Launched on 09 June 2021

9 June 2021 Ankara

The European Programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) courses on “Refugee and Migrant Children”, “Child Friendly Justice” and “Asylum and ECHR” were launched online on 9 June in cooperation with the Ministry of Family and Social Services of Turkey (Ministry), under the...

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Roundtable Meeting with Law Enforcement Agencies on Smuggling of Migrants in Turkey Held

8 June 2021 Ankara

A roundtable meeting on the situation of smuggling of migrants in Turkey was held online on 8 June 2021, under the project “Strengthening the Human Rights Protection of Migrants and Victims of Human Trafficking in Turkey”. In addition to national and international experts, representatives of the...

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Preparation of the Media and Public Relations Action Plan for Regional Administrative Courts and Pilot Courts Continues

İstanbul

Within the scope of the Joint Project on “Improving the Effectiveness of the Administrative Judiciary and Strengthening the Capacity of the Council of State”, preparations of the Media and Public Relations Action Plan continues as a part of the actions foreseen to be implemented in line with the...

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THE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON “EXCELLENCE IN HIGH COURTS OF APPEAL” HELD

4 June 2021 Ankara

The international symposium on “Excellence in High Courts of Appeal” was held online on 4 June 2021 with a view to exchanging international knowledge and experience and elaborating on excellence in high courts of appeal. The event brought together views from the National Center for State Courts...

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Call for Tenders for Consultancy Services on Gender Mainstreaming for the Project “Improving the Effectiveness of Family Courts: Better Protection of the Rights of Family Members”

4 June 2021 Ankara

The Council of Europe is currently implementing a Project on “Improving the Effectiveness of Family Courts: Better Protection of the Rights of Family Members”. The purpose of this call is to identify a maximum of four providers in the area of gender-mainstreaming to be requested by the Council on...

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Second Round Table on the European Convention on Human Rights was held in Ankara

2 June 2021 Ankara

On 2 June 2021, the second round table was held on “Key principles of the right to a fair trial applicable to administrative proceedings under Article 6(1) of the European Convention on Human Rights and substantive problems in the Turkish administrative bodies’ decision making under the aspect of...

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Interactive Dialogue between the Turkish Council of State and the French Conseil d’État on Case Law, Reporting and Statistics

1 June 2021 Ankara

An online meeting was held on 1 June 2021 between the representatives of the Turkish Council of State (CoS) and the French Conseil d’État in the framework of the EU-Council of Europe Joint Project on Improving the Effectiveness of the Administrative Judiciary and Strengthening the Institutional...

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Call for tenders for the provision of communication and visibility services for the Project “Improving the Effectiveness of Family Courts: Better Protection of the Rights of Family Members”

1 June 2021 Ankara

The Council of Europe is currently implementing a Project on “Improving the Effectiveness of Family Courts: Better Protection of the Rights of Family Members”. The purpose of this call is to identify a maximum of four providers in the area of communication and visibility to be requested by the...

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Grant call for proposals: Awareness raising on child trafficking and/or trafficking for the purpose of labour exploitation in Turkey

1 APRIL 2021 TURKEY

photo: Shutterstock BH4696 / GA / 2021/01 GRANT CALL- IMPORTANT UPDATE Following the extension of the deadline for the call "Project Grant Call: Raising Awareness on Child Trafficking and/or Human Trafficking for the Purpose of Labour Exploitation in Turkey" released on 01 April 2021, the...

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A new Project on Improving Effectiveness of the Family Courts has started

1 June 2021 Ankara

The European Union and Council of Europe Joint Project on “Improving the Effectiveness of the Family Courts: Better Protection of the Rights of Family Members” had its online Kick-Off Meeting on 27 May. Project partners discussed preparations undertaken within the project inception period and...

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THE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON “THE IMPARTIALITY OF JUDGES AND THE USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA BY JUDGES” HELD

1 June 2021 Ankara

The international symposium on “The Impartiality of Judges and the Use of Social Media by Judges” was held online on 28 May 2021 with a view to elaborating on the topics of the impartiality of judges and the use of social media by exchanging international knowledge and experience on these topics....

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The 5th Steering Committee Meeting of the EU-CoE Joint Project on “Improving the Effectiveness of The Administrative Judiciary and Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of The Council of State” was held online

31 May 2021 Ankara

On 28 May 2021, the 5th Steering Committee Meeting of the Project on “Improving the Effectiveness of the Administrative Judiciary and Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of The Council of State” was held online. During the meeting, a briefing on the progress achieved since the end of...

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The Crucial Role of Risk Assessment in Protecting Victims in Cases of Violence against Women and Domestic Violence in Turkey

31 May 2021 Ankara

A new report, titled “Assessing and managing risks in cases of violence against women and domestic violence: Strengthening risk assessments, the risk-management system and inter-agency co-ordination in Turkey”, has been published. It analyses regulatory framework and practices related to risk...

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1st CONSULTATION MEETING ON THE ASSESSMENT OF PILOT JUDGMENT PROCEDURE

27 MAY 2021 ANKARA

The large number of administrative cases before the Turkish courts impairs the ability of administrative courts to hear cases in a reasonable time, within the meaning of Article 6 para. 1 of the European Convention of Human Rights. To address the issue, an online consultation meeting, the first...

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Call for tenders for the provision of publication design and layout services for the Project on “Improving the Effectiveness of the Administrative Judiciary and Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of the Council of State”

25 May 2021 Ankara

The Council of Europe is currently implementing a Project on “Improving the Effectiveness of the Administrative Judiciary and Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of the Council of State”. The purpose of this call is to identify three providers for the provision of publication design and...

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Hungary takes over the Presidency of the Committee of Ministers

21 May 2021 Strasbourg

Hungary has taken over the Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe from Germany during a video-conference meeting with representatives of the Organisation’s 47 member States. Heiko Maas, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany, gave an overview of his country’s...

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