BILATERAL PROJECTS

► Civil Society dialogue in Azerbaijan

► Further support to the penitentiary reform in Azerbaijan

► Gender equality and media freedom in Azerbaijan

► Support to justice sector reform initiatives in Azerbaijan

 

Council of Europe/European Union
Partnership for Good Governance

The European Union and the Council of Europe are working together to promote the common values of rule of law, human rights and fundamental freedoms, and pluralist democracy across Europe and its neighbourhood.

In 2014, they launched a common initiative: the Partnership for Good Governance (PGG) programme to provide tailored made support to Eastern Partnership countries to bring national legislation and practice closer to European standards in the field of human rights, rule of law and democracy.

The programme has two successive phases: PGG I (2015-2018) and PGG II (2019-2021). Since 2017, PGG has mainly focused on providing legal expertise and technical assistance in the field of judiciary and fight against corruption to help Eastern Partnership countries effectively implement domestic reforms and to bring them closer to Council of Europe standards in these areas.

Progress has been made under PGG I towards establishing independent anti-corruption bodies and moving judicial reforms forward. The work continues under PGG II with a focus on sustaining the results achieved so far and providing more efficient and high-quality services to citizens.

This is done through a variety of activities: legislative review, conferences, seminars, working groups, networking, and training sessions led by Council of Europe staff and international experts.

Through implementing key judicial reforms and fighting against corruption, Eastern Partnership countries will increase their citizens’ trust in the state, enhance long term stability in the region and create an investment-safe climate.

PGG I BILATERAL PROJECTS

► Freedom of expression and media freedom ENG / AZE

► Improving the efficiency and quality of judicial services ENG / AZE

► Atrengthening capacities to fight and prevent corruption in the Azerbaijani administration ENG / AZE

► Application of the European Convention on Human Rights and the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights in Azerbaijan

PGG I REGIONAL PROJECTS

  • Civil participation in decision making in the region
    ENGAZE
  • Support the full execution of the European Court of Human Rights judgments and build the capacity of EaP national parliaments towards greater conformity of national legislation with the European Social Charter
    ENGAZE
  • Regional dialogue on judicial reform in the EaP
    ENGAZE
  • Strengthening constitutional justice
    ENGAZE
  • Promoting human rights education and democratic citizenship
    ENGAZE
  • Promoting penitentiary reforms (from a punitive to a rehabilitative approach)
    ENGAZE
  • Criminal justice responses to drug dependent prisoners
    ENGAZE
  • Cybercrime in EAP III: public/private co-operation
    ENGAZE
  • Strengthening capacity to prevent corruption in parliament
    ENGAZE
  • Awareness raising on the role of national parliaments in matters related to public broadcasting, access to public media and safety of journalists
    ENGAZE
  • Reforming electoral legislation and practice, and developing regional co-operation in electoral matters
    ENG AZE
  • Strengthening institutional frameworks for local governance
    ENGRUS

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