41 events were organised in 17 European countries as part of the celebration of the European Day of Justice, dedicated to informing citizens about their rights and aimed at strengthening confidence in judicial systems. Events were organised at national level in several countries such as Belgium, Estonia, the Netherlands and Azerbaijan where notaries, lawyers, registrars, court presidents made themselves available to offer free information on the rights of individuals. Broadcasts on national television channels were also organised, as well as information sessions on social networks. Further information sessions were made available for legal professionals and students through conferences and training. The CEPEJ welcomes the commitment of professionals to facilitate access to justice.
European Day of Justice
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The European Day of Justice is celebrated each year around the 25 October. It aims to bring justice closer to citizens, to inform them on their rights and to to promote the work of the Council of Europe and the European Commission in the field of justice, through simulation of procedures and information sessions.
This day is open to all european citizens, students and people who work in the field of justice.
The Council of Europe invites representatives from the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) to inform about their projects in their respective countries for this special day.