In-service Training Session for Judges and Prosecutors in Trabzon

14-16 September 2019 Trabzon

The twenty-eighth and last in-service training session for judges and prosecutors within SIAC Project was held on 14-16 September 2019 in Trabzon with the participation of 91 judges and prosecutors from first and second instance courts (Courts of Appeals); nine trainer/facilitator judges and...

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Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of the Court of Cassation in Turkey Call for tenders: Local Consultants

The Council of Europe is currently implementing a Project on Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of the Court of Cassation in Turkey. In that context, it is looking for Provider(s) (see below) for the provision of short-term consultancy services to be requested by the Council on an as...

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Within the Implementation of the Project on Strengthening Democratic Culture in Basic Education in Turkey, Whole School Model Continues to be Developed by the Working Group

22 - 23 August 2019 Ankara

Within the scope of the European Union – Council of Europe Joint Project “Strengthening Democratic Culture in Basic Education”, the Democratic School Culture Working Group, made up of representatives from the different departments of the Ministry of National Education, teachers , and school...

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Within the Implementation of the Project on Strengthening Democratic Culture in Basic Education in Turkey, First Draft of the Whole School Model Was Presented for Feedback during the Working Group Meeting

5-6 August 2019 Ankara

Within the scope of the European Union – Council of Europe Joint Project “Strengthening Democratic Culture in Basic Education”, the Democratic School Culture Working Group, made up of representatives from the different departments of the Ministry of National Education (MoNE) and education...

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First Examples of Classroom-Based Educational Activities Presented During the Working Group Meeting under the Project on Strengthening Democratic Culture in Basic Education in Turkey

1-2 August 2019 Ankara

Within the scope of the European Union – Council of Europe Joint Project “Strengthening Democratic Culture in Basic Education”, the national consultants in charge of developing classroom-based educational activities for basic education presented the activities they had developed for the...

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Assessment mission on the development needs of the civil monitoring boards in Turkey

16-19 July 2019 Ankara

An assessment mission to Turkey took place on 16-19 July 2019 with a view to identifying the internal regulatory framework and training needs of the civil monitoring boards (CMB) members. Consisting of international and national consultants, the working group met various target groups including...

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Placements of lawyers with the Council of Europe and the European Court

16 July 2019 Strasbourg

First placements of five legal professional with the Council of Europe (COE) and the European Court (ECtHR) under the SCOBAL Project came to their end. The lawyers were placed for two months with the COE’s Execution Department, HELP Unit and European Court of Human Rights. The placements aimed...

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SCOBAL PROJECT MEETINGS

11 - 12 July 2019 Ankara

On 11 and 12 July 2019 several meetings were held under the Joint Project on Strengthening the Capacity of Bar Associations and Lawyers on European Human Rights Standards (SCoBAL): Management Meeting, Steering Committee and Working Group meetings. The participants of the Managements Meeting...

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Turkish human rights lawyers attended a study visit to the UK

25-27 June 2019 UK

On 25-27 June 2019, Turkish human rights lawyers visited lawyer organisations, NGOs, research centres, law firms, and courts, as part of a study visit, conducted under the EU-Council of Europe Joint Project “Strengthening the Capacity of Bar Associations and Lawyers on European Human Rights...

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Workshop on Whole School Model

25 - 27 June 2019 İstanbul

A Workshop on Whole School Model was organised in Istanbul on 25-27 June 2019 within the scope of the European Union – Council of Europe Joint Project on Strengthening Democratic Culture in Basic Education. Around 140 people participated in the Workshop, which aimed to focus on and discuss the...

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The Opening Conference of the EU-CoE Joint Project on ‘Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of the Court of Cassation’

26 June 2019 Ankara

The opening conference of the Project on ‘Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of the Court of Cassation’ co-funded by the European Union and the Council of Europe was held at Hilton Hotel in Ankara on 20-21 June 2019. Almost 330 participants, including representatives from the Court of...

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Human Rights Training: Development of the Programme, Handbook and Materials

13-14 June 2019 Ankara

On 13-14 June 2019 in Ankara the third Working Group meeting on the development of a human rights training programme for lawyers was held under the Joint Project on Strengthening the Capacity of Bar Associations and Lawyers on European Human Rights Standards (SCoBAL). All stakeholders of the...

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Launching conference on the Project “Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of the Court of Cassation”

18 June 2019 Ankara

A conference and a workshop to launch the project “Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of the Court of Cassation” is planned to take place in Ankara on 20 and 21 June 2019. The project, jointly funded by the European Union and the Council of Europe, is envisaged to last three years. Its...

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Educational Materials to Be Developed for Strengthening Democratic Culture in Basic Education

13 June 2019 Ankara

3rd meeting of the Material Development Working Group (MDWG) of the European Union – Council of Europe Joint Project “Strengthening Democratic Culture in Basic Education” was organised in Ankara on 13 June 2019. The meeting brought together the members of the MDWG, consultants to develop...

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Study Visit to the United Kingdom by the Turkish Ministry of National Education

27 May 2019 United Kingdom (UK)

The European Union – Council of Europe Joint Project “Strengthening Democratic Culture in Basic Education” conducted a study visit to the United Kingdom (UK) on 13-17 May 2019. The visit aimed to provide an opportunity for the participants to observe the relevant practices in the UK and to...

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Launching Conference for the EU-CoE Joint Project on “Improving the Effectiveness of the Administrative Judiciary and Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of the Council of State”

24 May 2019 Ankara

The joint project of the European Union and the Council of Europe on “Improving the Effectiveness of the Administrative Judiciary and Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of the Council of State” was launched on 30 April 2019, in Ankara. The invitees included representatives of the Ministry...

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Development of a human rights reflex was the focus of Turkish pilot bar associations at a working group meeting on training

16-17 May 2019 Ankara

On 16-17 May 2019, in Ankara, Turkish lawyers experienced in human rights training reviewed the draft handbook and materials developed by the consultants based on the recommendations of the working group. The handbook has been designed as a tool which will provide clear and practical guidelines...

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Representatives of Turkish Bar Associations assessed the Draft Action Plan for Human Rights Centres

09-10 May 2019 Ankara

On 9-10 May 2019, in Ankara, under the Joint Project “Strengthening the Capacity of Bar Associations and Lawyers on European Human Rights Standards”, a working group meeting was held to review the Draft Action Plan for Human Rights Centres (HRCs). The participants included lawyers from the...

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2nd Working Group Meeting On Democratic School Culture Under The Project “Strengthening Democratic Culture In Basic Education”

10 May 2019 Ankara

Within the scope of the European Union – Council of Europe Joint Project “Strengthening Democratic Culture in Basic Education”, being implemented by the Council of Europe in cooperation with the Directorate General for Basic Education, the Ministry of National Education and aiming to integrate...

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In-service Training Sessions for Judges and Prosecutors in Various Cities

09 May 2019

Three in-service training sessions were organized for judges and prosecutors within SIAC Project in April and May 2019 with the participation of 327 judges and prosecutors from first and second instance courts (Courts of Appeals); thirty three trainer/facilitator judges and prosecutors as well...

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