Council of Europe European Commission for the efficiency of justice (CEPEJ)
02 Mar 2021 10:57:00Tunisia 28 January 2021
Consecrated by Decree-Law No. 2020-12 of 27 April 2020 supplementing the Code of Criminal...
01 Mar 2021 15:49:00Latvia 3 March 2021
On 3 March 2021, the CEPEJ will organise a webinar on the development of a cyberjustice strategic...
22 Feb 2021 11:22:00
Roundtable on the Judicial Map reform in cooperation with the Ministry of Justice of the Slovak RepublicSlovak Republic 23-24 February 2021
On 23 and 24 February 2021, CEPEJ will organise of a roundtable on the Judicial Map reform in...
22 Feb 2021 10:15:00
Workshop on the implementation of timeframes and the importance of performance indicators and Court Statistics in LatviaLatvia 25 February 2021
On 25 February 2021, the CEPEJ will organise a workshop on the implementation of timeframes of...
“Due to the health crisis of COVID-19, the CEPEJ continues its work by adapting its working methods to the requirements of health safety and telework".
The news on this page report on the activities carried out in these exceptional circumstances. The gradual return of the Secretariat to the premises of the Council of Europe began in mid-May in accordance with the instructions of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe.
In setting up the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) at the end of 2002, at the initiative of the European ministers of Justice who met in London (2000), the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe wanted to establish an innovative body for improving the quality and efficiency of the European judicial systems and strengthening the court users’ confidence in such systems.
The CEPEJ develops concrete measures and tools aimed at policy makers and judicial practitioners in order to:
- Analyse the functioning of judicial systems and orientate public policies of justice
- Have a better knowledge of judicial timeframes and optimize judicial time management
- Promote the quality of the public service of justice
- Facilitate the implementation of European standrards in the field of justice
- Support member states in their reforms on court organisations
The CEPEJ also contributes with specific expertise to debates about the functioning of the justice system in order to provide a forum for discussion and proposals and bring the users closer to their justice system. (Read more)