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...
On 4 May 2018, the Bureau of the Consultative Council of European Judges (CCJE) has published an opinion on the proposed amendments to the Constitution of the Republic of Serbia regarding the organisation of the judicial power
Link to the Opinion
On 29 March 2018, the Bureau of the Consultative Council of European Judges (CCJE) has published a statement on the attacks by some Polish media against a Judge of the Irish High Court
Link to the Statement
CCJE Opinion on the role of courts with respect to the uniform application of the law has been presented to the representatives of the Croatian judiciary
On 15 February 2018, the Opinion No. 20 (2017) on the role of courts with respect to the uniform application of the law of the CCJE was presented to the representatives of the Croatian judiciary in Zagreb. This presentation has been organised by the Croatian Judicial Academy (JA) in cooperation...
The CCJE Working Group in charge of preparing Opinion No. 21 on “judicial integrity and fighting/preventing corruption in the judicial system" will meet in Strasbourg from 21 to 23 March 2018 to study the draft opinion prepared on the basis of Member States' replies to a questionnaire on the...
The report of the Bureau of the Consultative Council of European Judges (CCJE) has just been published. The report has been prepared following the proposal of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe to ”develop the methodology and establish a regular in-house evaluation mechanism on the...
Presentation of Judgeship and the Guarantees of Executing Justice System by Duro Sessa, newly elected President of the CCJE
During the Conference “Courts management and access to justice system” which took place on 8 December 2017 in Krakow (Poland), Mr Duro Sessa, newly elected President of the CCJE as from 1 January 2018, presented the Standards and Guarantees of judgeship in the European Union, and in particular...
At its 18th plenary meeting, the CCJE elected its new President, Duro SESSA. Mr SESSA is President of the Supreme Court of Croatia. He succeeds as from 1st January 2018 to Nils ENGSTAD (Norway). The CCJE also elected its new Vice-President, Ms Nina BETETTO, who is also Judge of the Supreme Court...
The Consultative Council of European Judges (CCJE) adopts an opinion on the role of courts with respect to the uniform application of the law
Strasbourg, 10 November 2017: The Consultative Council of European Judges has just adopted Opinion No. 20 on the role of the courts with respect to the uniform application of the law, which is essential to the principle of equality before the law and the right to a fair trial (Article 6 of the...
Conferences and other events
- 115th Plenary Session of the Venice Commission
22-23 June 2018
- Seminar on the "Status of Judges in Europe"
14 and 15 June 2018
- Roundtable on judicial "reform" in Poland
16 April 2018