EU and Council of Europe launch joint project to support Turkish Constitutional Court

24 SEPTEMBER 2021 Strasbourg

The European Union-Council of Europe Joint Project “Supporting the Effective Implementation of Turkish Constitutional Court Judgments in the field of Fundamental Rights” was launched on 23 September 2021, on the ninth anniversary of the individual application system to the Constitutional Court in...

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“Human Rights and Migration Law” and “How to Convey Child Friendly Information to Children in Migration” training was provided to the personnel of General Command of Gendarmerie

20-23 September 2021 Antalya

Within the European Union/Council of Europe joint programme Horizontal Facility II, under the Action “Strengthening the Human Rights Protection of Migrants and Victims of Human Trafficking”, training was provided to two groups of personnel of the Turkish General Command of Gendarmerie between...

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Research on the Feasibility on Aspects of Organisation of Mediation in Turkey has Started

17 September 2021 Ankara

The first preparatory meeting for the activity “Conducting Research on the Feasibility on Aspects of Organisation of Mediation in the Field of Mediation and Arbitration in Turkey” under the European Union-Council of Europe Joint Project on “Promoting Alternative Dispute Resolution in Turkey” was...

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The First Meeting on Conducting Monitoring of the Conciliation Mechanism in Turkey was Held

16 September 2021 Ankara

The first meeting on conducting monitoring of the conciliation mechanism under the European Union-Council of Europe Joint Project on “Promoting Alternative Dispute Resolution in Turkey” was held online on 16 September 2021 with the participation of the Directorate General for Criminal Affairs...

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Call for tenders for the provision of Publication Package for Strengthening the Capacity and Knowledge of Lawyers of the Human Rights Centers for the Project on “Strengthening the Capacity of Bar Associations and Lawyers on European Human Rights Standards”

15 September 2021 Ankara

The Council of Europe is currently implementing a Project on “Strengthening the Capacity of Bar Associations and Lawyers on European Human Rights Standards”. The purpose of this call is to identify one (1) provider for the provision of preparation, printing, and distribution of Publication...

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The needs assessment of mediation and arbitration in Turkey has started

14 September 2021 Ankara

The first preparatory meeting of the Mediation and Arbitration Component under the European Union-Council of Europe Joint Project on “Promoting Alternative Dispute Resolution in Turkey” was held online on 08 September 2021 with the participation of the Directorate General for Legal Affairs (DGLA)...

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The needs assessment of the conciliation in Turkey has started

14 September 2021 Ankara

The first preparatory meeting of the Conciliation Component under the European Union-Council of Europe Joint Project on “Promoting Alternative Dispute Resolution in Turkey” was held online on 9 September 2021 with the participation of the Directorate General for Criminal Affairs (DGCA) of the...

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The 1st Management Meeting of the EU/Council of Europe Joint Project on “Improving International Judicial Cooperation in Criminal Matters in Turkey” was held

9 SEPTEMBER 2021 ANKARA

The 1st Management Meeting of the European Union/Council of Europe Joint Project on ‘’Improving International Judicial Cooperation in Criminal Matters in Turkey” took place online on 9 September 2021. The meeting was attended by representatives of the Directorate General for Foreign Relations and...

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E-Library regarding Family Justice is Open for Access

8 September 2021 Ankara

Principal Turkish legislation in the field of family justice and family law proceedings and background documents of the Council of Europe were translated into English and Turkish under the scope of the European Union and the Council of Europe Joint Project on “Improving the Effectiveness of...

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

06 September 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 maximum three (3) providers for each lot for the provision of...

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Focus Group Meeting on Court Users Satisfaction Survey

3 SEPTEMBER 2021 ANKARA

Under the scope of the Joint Project on Improving the Effectiveness of the Administrative Judiciary and Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of the Council of State, a focus group meeting was held with moderation of Prof Dr Zehra Odyakmaz on 3 September 2021 at the Ankara University Faculty...

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The Civil Monitoring Boards’ visibility increased among prisoners and professional public

03 September 2021 Ankara

The Project “Enhancing the Effectiveness of Civil Monitoring Boards (CMB) in line with the European standards” distributed leaflets aiming at informing prisoners, professionals and the general public on the role, mandate and responsibilities of the CMBs. A total of 57,000 leaflets were printed in...

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Kick-off meeting of the tutored HELP Course on Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence

01 September 2021 Ankara

The European Union - Council of Europe Joint Project on Strengthening the Capacity of Bar Associations and Lawyers on European Human Rights Standards organised an online kick-off meeting on 27 August 2021 to announce the launching of the tutored HELP Course on Violence Against Women and Domestic...

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iPROCEEDS-2: Python Programming for Investigators Course

May-June 2021 Online

It is essential that criminal justice authorities and in particular law enforcement agencies have sufficient knowledge to fulfil their roles effectively, also through reliable and continuous training on cybercrime and electronic evidence. To support this goal, the Council of Europe through its...

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Field Studies of the Court User Satisfaction Surveys in Pilot Courts to be Completed

26 August 2021 Ankara

Court user satisfaction surveys started in June 2021 in selected administrative and tax courts (in Ankara, Istanbul, Izmir and Gaziantep) to identify the challenges faced by the court users and to develop recommendations evaluating expectations and experiences thereof, with regards to the quality...

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iPROCEEDS-2: Regional meeting on seizing virtual currency

16 - 19 AUGUST 2021 BUCHAREST, ROMANIA

” The world ultimately will have a single currency, the Internet will have a single currency. I personally believe that it will be Bitcoin”, “probably over 10 years, but it could go faster” Jack Dorsey, co-founder and CEO of Twitter, famously declared in March 2018. Considering the difficulty to...

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EU/CoE Joint Project on Strengthening Democratic Culture in Basic Education - Second Module of Trainings of Trainers (ToTs) started in İstanbul on 23 August 2021

23 August 2021 Istanbul

Teachers selected from 110 pilot schools of the Project continue to receive training by national and international experts. A total of 240 teachers will have been trained in 2 groups during the Second Module of the ToTs, until 3 September 2021. The teachers who complete the training modules will...

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THE FIRST STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING OF THE EU/COUNCIL OF EUROPE PROJECT on ‘IMPROVING INTERNATIONAL JUDICIAL COOPERATION IN CRIMINAL MATTERS IN TURKEY’

Ankara

The first Steering Committee Meeting of the European Union/Council of Europe Joint Project “Improving International Judicial Cooperation in Criminal Matters in Turkey” took place online on 13 July 2021. The representatives of the Ministry of Justice, the Council of Europe, the Delegation of the...

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Important publications from the Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) now available in Turkish

AUGUST 2021 TURKEY

With the support of the joint European Union/Council of Europe action “Strengthening the human rights protection of migrants and victims of human trafficking in Turkey”, four documents which will help the authorities in meeting their obligations under the Council of Europe Convention on Action...

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First Round of Working Group Meetings for the Development of Training Modules Completed

11 August 2021 Ankara

First round of four working group meetings for development of training modules were held online with Council of Europe consultants and judges from selected courts, the Constitutional Court, the Council of State, the Regional Administrative Courts, the Council of Judges and Prosecutors, the...

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