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North Macedonia: Support improvements in the free legal aid system

Call for tenders: Local consultancy services

Deadline: 26 September 2019 North Macedonia

The Council of Europe is currently implementing a Project on Supporting enhanced access to higher quality Free Legal Aid (FLA) services in North Macedonia. In that context, it is looking for local consultants for the provision of consultancy services (legal, capacity building and communication)...

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North Macedonia: Support improvements in the free legal aid system

Call for tenders: International consultancy services

Deadline: 26 September 2019 North Macedonia

The Council of Europe is currently implementing a Project on Supporting enhanced access to higher quality Free Legal Aid (FLA) services in North Macedonia In that context, it is looking for international consultants for the provision of consultancy services (legal and capacity building) to...

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Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of the Court of Cassation in Turkey

Call for tenders: Local Consultants

Deadline: 01 October 2019 Ankara, Turkey

The Council of Europe is currently implementing a Project on Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of the Court of Cassation in Turkey. In that context, it is looking for Provider(s) (see below) for the provision of short-term consultancy services to be requested by the Council on an as needed...

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Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of the Court of Cassation in Turkey

Call for tenders: International Short Term Consultants

Deadline: 01 October 2019 Ankara, Turkey

The Council of Europe is currently implementing a Project on Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of the Court of Cassation in Turkey. In that context, it is looking for Provider(s) (see below) for the provision of short-term consultancy services to be requested by the Council on an as needed...

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Turkey: Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of the Court of Cassation

Call for tenders: International Co-ordinator Consultants

Deadline: 01 October 2019 Ankara, Turkey

The Council of Europe is currently implementing a Project on Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of the Court of Cassation in Turkey. In that context, it is looking for a maximum of 3 Providers for the provision of long-term consultancy services on the Court of Cassation to be requested by...

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New Publication

Electronic evidence in civil and administrative proceedings

Council of Europe Publishing has just published, bringing together in a single document, the Council of Europe Guidelines on electronic evidence in civil and administrative proceedings, adopted on 30 January 2019, and their explanatory memorandum.

The Guidelines constitute the first international instrument in the field, designed to serve as a practical tool. They deal with oral evidence taken by a remote link; the use of electronic evidence; collection, seizure and transmission of evidence; relevance; reliability; storage and preservation; archiving; awareness-raising; the review of relevant technical standards; and training and education.

 


At a glance

The European Committee on Legal Co-operation (CDCJ) is the Council of Europe intergovernmental body responsible for the standard-setting activities of the Council of Europe in the field of public and private law.

The competence of CDCJ is defined by the terms of reference that it is given directly by the Committee of Ministers, the statutory decision-making body of the Organisation, depending on the priorities of the Council of Europe and the needs of member States. Its main role is to draw up standards commonly accepted by the 47 member states and to foster legal co-operation among them. It also supports member states, upon request, to implement the standards it drew up and in providing expertise in its fields of competence in the framework of their justice reforms.

Standard-setting activities

Co-operation projects

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