Strengthening Judicial Ethics in Turkey

This joint European Union and Council of Europe programme aimed at supporting the Turkish authorities in strengthening judicial ethics in Turkey, in line with European and international standards and practices, within the framework of the EU IPA (Instrument of Pre-Accession) Programme.

Project beneficiaries and stakeholders included: Ministry of Justice, Council of Judges and Prosecutors, Turkish Justice Academy, Union of Turkish Bars Association, Academicians and lecturers from Law Faculties and Training Centers and relevant NGOs.

Initiated in December 2015, the project supported the Council of Judges and Prosecutors in the preparation and finalisation of the Code of Ethics for Judges and Prosecutors in Turkey through a wide consultation process of all relevant stakeholders.

The programme lasted a period of 24 months and ended in December 2017.  


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Strengthening Judicial Ethics in Turkey

7th Working Group meeting for the drafting of a code of judicial ethics

14-15 July 2017 Istanbul, Turkey

The 7th Working Group (WG) meeting for the drafting of a code of judicial ethics took place in Istanbul on 14-15 July 2017 under the Project on “Strengthening Judicial Ethics in Turkey”. The participants included judges, public prosecutors, national academicians, international consultants, and...

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Strengthening Judicial Ethics in Turkey

Consultation Meetings with Judicial Support Staff in Ankara and Istanbul

11 and 13 July 2017 Ankara and Istanbul

Two consultation meetings were organised in Ankara and Istanbul on 11 and 13 July 2017, respectively, under the Project “Strengthening Judicial Ethics in Turkey”. The meetings, which were organised by the Council of Europe and the Council of Judges and Prosecutors of Turkey (CJP) and supported by...

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