Opinion of the Bureau of the CCJE as regards the legal setting of the position of the president (vice-president) of the Administrative Court of Vienna
On 29 March 2019, the Bureau of the Consultative Council of European Judges (CCJE) published an opinion following a request by the Association of European Administrative Judges (AEAJ) as regards the legal setting of the position of the president (vice-president) of the Administrative Court of...
The CCJE is preparing an opinion on the role of court clerks and legal assistants within the courts and their relationships with judges
The CCJE Working Group in charge of drafting the draft opinion the role of court clerks and legal assistants within the courts and their relationships with judges will meet in Paris from 20 to 22 March 2019. The Group will examine the draft structure drawn up on the basis of the replies of the...
The Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) elected Raffaele Sabato as judge to the European Court of Human Rights in respect of Italy on 22 January 2019, at its plenary session. Mr Sabato has been a member of the CCJE for Italy since 2000. Mr Sabato’s term of office of nine years in the...
The Bureau of the CCJE has adopted an Opinion following a request by the Judges’ Association of Serbia to assess the compatibility with European standards of the newly proposed amendments to the Constitution of the Republic of Serbia which will affect the organisation of judicial power. Link to...
The Consultative Council of European Judges (CCJE) adopts an opinion entitled “Preventing corruption among judges”
The Consultative Council of European Judges of the Council of Europe has just adopted its Opinion No. 21 entitled "Preventing corruption among judges". Corruption among judges is one of the main threats to society and the functioning of a democratic state. It undermines judicial integrity, which...
The 19th plenary meeting of the CCJE took place from 7 to 9 November 2018 in Croatia in the framework of the Croatian Chairmanchip of the Committee of Ministers. It has been opened by the Minister of Justice of Croatia, Mr Dražen Bošnjaković. The Committe of Ministers has entrusted the CCJE for...
The Magna Carta and the 20 opinions of the CCJE were translated as part of the project to support the implementation of the judicial reform in Armenia. More information
On 29 August 2018, the Bureau of the Consultative Council of European Judges (CCJE) published an opinion following a request by the Association of Judges of Montenegro as regards the Judicial Council of Montenegro
Link to the Opinion
On 18 June 2018, the Bureau of the CCJE has published a new statement as regards the situation on the independence of the judiciary in Poland. Link to the statement
The meeting of the CCJE Working Group in charge of preparing the Opinion on judicial integrity and corruption took place in Porto (Portugal) from 13 to 15 June. The opinion will include recommendations based on the concept of judicial integrity; corruption (perceived as one of the main threats to...
Conferences and other events
- General Assembly of the European Network of Councils for the Judiciary "the Future of the Rule of Law and Justice in Europe”
5-7 June 2019
- Final Conference of the Rule of Law Project
13-14 May 2019
- Round table on judiciary in Poland
25 March 2019