Tbilisi, Georgia 20 March 2018
The Judicial Reform Working Group held its 5th meeting in Tbilisi on 20 March 2018 to discuss the...
Borjomi, Georgia 9 March 2018
The Winter School of Justice awarded its five most successful participants on 9 March 2018. The...
15 and 16 march 2018
More Training for Serbian Prosecutors on Reporting Undue Pressure The joint Council of Europe and...
Horizontal Facility Action “Accountability of the Judicial System" in Montenegro
Under the Horizontal Facility for Western Balkans and Turkey Action “Accountability of the Judicial System in Montenegro”, the Council of Europe is launching a call for expression of interest for consultancy services for international experts. The Council of Europe is pleased to invite...
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.