Logo Eastern partnershipThis joint programme, financed by the European Union and implemented by the Directorate General for Human Rights and Rule of Law of the Council of Europe concerns the reform of judicial systems of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine.
The objective is to identify legal and practical obstacles to the implementation of the relevant European standards in the areas of concern and to formulate  recommendations and best practices to address these obstacles.

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Meeting of the Working Group on Efficient Judicial Systems, Strasbourg, 19 November 2014

19 November 2014 Strasbourg

On 20-23 October, the CEPEJ experts discussed the draft report on “Efficient Judicial Systems” with the representatives of the judicial and executive authorities of Armenia, Azerbaidjan, Georgia, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. The report reviews and analyses the performances of both the...

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Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland to attend the first EU Eastern Partnership and Home Affairs ministerial meeting in Luxembourg

October 2013 Luxembourg

The Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Mr Thorbjørn Jagland, will attend the first EU Eastern Partnership and Home Affairs ministerial meeting in Luxembourg, on 7 October. The meeting, co-chaired by the Lithuanian Presidency of the European Union and the European Commission, will gather...

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Eastern Partnership Justice and Home Affairs ministers to discuss progress in cooperation regularly

October 2013 Luxembourg

Justice and Home Affairs ministers from the EU Member States and Eastern Partners in their first meeting on October 7–8 in Luxembourg have underlined the importance of judicial and law-enforcement cooperation, best practice sharing and further reforms and have agreed to meet regularly to monitor...

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