Complaint and request forms for prisoners in Türkiye is being developed

1-2 April 2024 Ankara

The first working group meeting for developing a template for a standardised complaint form and development of the new UYAP interface structure was organised in Ankara on 1-2 April 2024 with the participation of representatives from the Ministry of Justice, the Ombudsman Institution, and Human...

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Roundtable Meeting participants exchanged knowledge on recent case law of the Turkish Constitutional Court and the European Court of Human Rights

29 March 2024 Ankara

A round table meeting was held on 29 March 2024 in Ankara under the EU-CoE Joint Project on ”Supporting the Effective Implementation of Turkish Constitutional Court Judgments in the Field of Fundamental Rights”. The meeting, designed in a peer-to-peer exchange format, brought together lawyers...

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Lawyers from İstanbul enhance their knowledge on “Detention in the Context of Migration”

23 – 24 March 2024 Istanbul

20 lawyers from the İstanbul Bar Association, completed a two-day training on “Detention in the Context of Migration” organised by the European Union/Council of Europe joint action on “Strengthening the human rights protection in the context of migration in Türkiye” , in co-operation with the...

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Turkish lawyers improved their expertise on the procedures of individual application to the Turkish Constitutional Court

1-2 March 2024, 8-9 March 2024, 15-16 March 2024 Muş, Aksaray, Ankara

A total of 70 lawyers from Muş Bar Association (on 1-2 March 2024), Aksaray Bar Association (on 8-9 March 2024) and Ankara Bar Association (on 15-16 March 2024) participated in the enriching two-day training on Procedures of Individual Application to the Constitutional Court. The trainings were...

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Call for Tenders for a web-based applied game on DCE - Pilot Project on Digital Citizenship Education in Türkiye

14 March 2024

In the context of the European Union/Council of Europe Join Pilot Project on Digital Citizenship Education in Türkiye, which aims to empower students aged 10-14 in their digital presence through at the lower secondary level, the present call for tender is now open to design, develop, and launch a...

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Increasing awareness on gender equality on International Women’s Day

7-8 March 2024 Ankara

The joint European Union and Council of Europe action “Fostering women's access to justice in Türkiye” contributed to the “Conference on Women’s Human Rights” organised at the Ankara University Faculty of Law in co-operation with several universities. Women in family law, women’s physical...

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Improving International Judicial Cooperation in Criminal Matters in Turkey: Upgraded Resources for Library and IT Infrastructure for the main beneficiary at the Ministry of Justice

28 FEBRUARY 2024 ANKARA

On 16 February 2024, an inauguration ceremony was organised in the Ministry of Justice with the participation of Mr Kasım Çiçek, the Director General, and Mr William Massolin, the Head of Council of Europe Programme Office in Ankara, on the occasion of provision of 85 Turkish and 70 Foreign books...

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Training programme on discipline and rewards for prison staff in Türkiye is being developed

26-27 FEBRUARY 2024 ANTALYA

Following the first working group (WG) meeting on training in November 2023, the second meeting was organised in Antalya on 26-27 February 2024 to draft the training programme for prison staff. The meeting brought together 20 specialists including representatives from the Directorate General for...

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Workshops on Information Sharing and Inter-Agency Cooperation at the Pre-MLA Phase

22 - 23 February 2024 Istanbul

Two consecutive workshops were held in İstanbul on 22 and 23 February 2024 with the participation of 50 representatives from the Ministry of Justice, the Directorate General of Security, the Gendarmerie General Command, the Ministry of Trade and the Ministry of Treasury and Finance, as well as...

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University lecture on ‘Individual Application to the Turkish Constitutional Court’ held in Akdeniz University

22 February 2024 Antalya

On 22 February 2024, the Joint Project on “Supporting the Effective Implementation of Turkish Constitutional Court Judgments in the Field of Fundamental Rights” organised a university lecture at the Faculty of Law, Akdeniz University. The lecture was delivered by Dr Ömer Gedik, Rapporteur of the...

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Training of Trainers on the Right to a Fair Trial

21-24 February 2024 Antalya

The Joint Project on “Supporting the Effective Implementation of Turkish Constitutional Court Judgments in the Field of Fundamental Rights” held two sessions of training of trainers on the right to a fair trial in criminal and civil matters. The participants were the trainer judges from the...

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Call for Tender for the Purchase of services related video production on mediation and arbitration in Türkiye

16 February 2024 Ankara

The Council of Europe (CoE) is currently implementing a Joint project on “Promoting Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in Turkey is co-funded by the European Union, and the Council of Europe. The Turkish Ministry of Justice is the end beneficiary of the Project. This specific tender procedure...

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Authorities in Türkiye enhance understanding of comparative practices for mitigating money laundering risks from virtual assets and virtual assets service providers

14 – 15 February 2024 Ankara

Joint European Union and Council of Europe “Action against money laundering in Türkiye” has been working on strengthening capacities of authorities of Türkiye in the area of prevention of money laundering (ML). In that framework and in co-operation with the Financial Crimes Investigation Board...

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Training of Trainers Seminar for Family Courts Delivered

12-15 February 2024 Antalya

The Training of Trainers Seminar was held in Antalya on 12-15 February 2024 within the scope of the EU-CoE Joint Project on “Improving the Effectiveness of Family Courts: Better Protection of the Rights of Family Members”. A total of 57 trainers, who will take part in five different training...

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Workshop on Combating Violence Against Women in the Light of Constitutional Court Judgments

6-7 February 2024 Ankara

The Workshop on Combating Violence Against Women in the Light of the Constitutional Court Judgments held in Ankara on 6 and 7 February 2024 aimed to address the multifaceted challenges in preventing violence against women and enhancing the protection of women's human rights. Organized in...

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Increasing knowledge of university students on gender-sensitive legal services

22 – 25 January 2024 Ankara

The joint European Union and Council of Europe action "Fostering women's access to justice in Türkiye" carried out collaborative meetings in Ankara between 22 – 25 January with the Faculties of Law, Economics, Administrative Sciences and Social Sciences at Ankara University, Atılım University,...

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Meeting in Ankara to finalise legal amendments on disciplinary sanctions and reward practices for prisoners

18 - 19 January 2024 Ankara

As the final phase of several working group meetings on drafting amendments to legislation regulating disciplinary sanctions and reward practices for prisoners in Türkiye, a round table meeting was held in Ankara on 18 and 19 January 2024. The aim of the event was to present the amendments and...

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Call for tender – Procurement of design, lay-out, printing, publication and distribution services and production of visibility materials

19 January 2024 Ankara

Within the scope of the Joint Project on “Improving the Effectiveness of Family Courts: Better Protection of the Rights of Family Members” (referred to as Project), design, lay-out, printing, publication and distribution services shall be procured for the publication and distribution of Project’s...

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Gender analysis in earthquake areas now available online

12 January 2024 TÜRKİYE

Following the earthquakes in February 2023, the joint European Union and Council of Europe project “Fostering women’s access to justice in Türkiye” carried out a gender analysis to identify emerging needs in access to justice for women and girl victims of the earthquake from a gender perspective...

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Roundtable Discussion on Mediation Practices in Property and Lease Ownership was Held

10 January 2024 Ankara

Within the framework of the European Union-Council of Europe Joint Project on "Promoting Alternative Dispute Resolution in Türkiye", the Roundtable Discussion on Mediation Practices in Property and Lease Ownership was held in Ankara on 10 January 2024. Participants included representatives of the...

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