The President of the CCJE supports the initiative of the International Association of Judges (IAJ)

29 January 2024 Strasbourg

The President of the CCJE, Judge Leonie Reynolds (Ireland), supported the initiative of the International Association of Judges (IAJ), which has an observer status to the CCJE, for the establishment by the United Nations of 11 January as the “International Day of Judicial Independence - 1000...

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The CCJE holds its 24th plenary meeting

4 December 2023 Strasbourg

The CCJE’s 24th plenary meeting was held on 29 November – 1 December 2023 in Strasbourg. Opinion No. 26 (2023) “Moving forward: the use of assistive technology in the judiciary” has been adopted. It examines the advantages and disadvantages of such use and emphasises the importance of maintaining...

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The President of the CCJE presents its work before the Committee of Ministers

2 October 2023 Strasbourg

The CCJE President, Judge Anke Eilers (Germany), took part in the 1476th meeting of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, held on 27 September 2023, and presented to the Ministers’ Deputies the recent activities of the CCJE. Judge Eilers underlined in particular that strengthening...

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Election of Justice Duro Sessa as the President of the International Association of Judges

25 September 2023 Strasbourg

The CCJE has been delighted to learn that on 19 September 2023, during the 65th General Meeting of the Central Council of the International Association of Judges (IAJ) in Taipei, Justice Duro Sessa of the Supreme Court of Croatia, member of the CCJE Bureau and former CCJE President, was elected...

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The use of technologies in the judicial system has been discussed by the Working Group

27 June 2023 Strasbourg

The CCJE Working Group met on 21-23 June 2023 in Strasbourg to discuss the draft of the CCJE Opinion No. 26 (2023) on the use of technologies in the judicial system. The participants agreed that the Opinion should examine the advantages as well as disadvantages of the use of technologies by...

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Developing further the co-operation with the CEPEJ

19 June 2023 Strasbourg

The 40th plenary meeting of the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) took place on 15-16 June 2023 in Strasbourg. Mr Artashes Melikyan, Secretary of the CCJE, took part and contributed to this meeting on behalf of the CCJE. He recalled in particular the meeting, on 17 January...

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Working Group examines the structure of the CCJE’s future Opinion on use of technology in the judiciary

5 April 2023 Strasbourg

The CCJE Working Group met on 29-31 March 2023 in Paris to discuss the structure of the CCJE Opinion No. 26 (2023) entitled “Moving forward: use of technology in the judiciary”. This Opinion will be an update of the CCJE Opinion No. 14 (2011) on justice and information technologies (IT) and, at...

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10th annual meeting of the Secretary General with the Heads of the monitoring and advisory bodies of the Council of Europe

17 January 2023 Strasbourg

The President of the CCJE, Judge Anke Eilers, participated in the 10th Annual Meeting of the Secretary General with the Heads of the Monitoring and Advisory Bodies, which is aimed at ensuring a regular dialogue and exchange of views among monitoring and advisory bodies on their contribution to...

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Freedom of expression of judges: Consultative Council of European Judges adopts new Opinion

15 December 2022 Strasbourg

The Consultative Council of European Judges (CCJE) adopted on 2 December 2022 its Opinion No. 25 (2022) on freedom of expression of judges.

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The CCJE holds its 23rd plenary meeting

6 December 2022 Strasbourg

The CCJE held its 23rd plenary meeting from 30 November to 2 December 2022 in Strasbourg and virtually. The outcomes of the meeting included the topic of the next CCJE Opinion to be prepared in 2023 which will address the advances in technology and use of technology. The CCJE also decided to...

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