Celebration of the European Day of Justice around October 25

around 25 October 2022 across Europe

Every year on 25 October, on the European Day of Justice, events for European citizens, students and justice professionals are organised across Europe. The CEPEJ invites judicial institutions, associations and public services to inform it of events which will be organised in their country within...

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Organisation of a workshop to improve the judicial training data collection as a part of the Dashboard Western Balkans

23 September 2022 Dürres, Albania

During a workshop organised on 23 September 2022 in Dürres (Albania), the CEPEJ correspondents for the Dashboard Western Balkans and the representatives of the judicial training institutions of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, North Macedonia and Serbia shared experiences and good...

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CEPEJ European Cyberjustice Network Seminar #3/2022 – Management of Cyberjustice Projects – Lessons learned and practical guidance

27 September 2022 online

The CEPEJ - European Cyberjustice Network (ECN) will address the challenges of digital transformation of judiciaries during an online seminar to be held on 29 September 2022. The discussion will be focused on CEPEJ Guidelines on how to drive change towards Cybejustice (2016) and the Toolkit for...

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Call for tenders for provision of software development services for developing JUSTAT AIS in the Republic of Moldova

Republic of Moldova

In the framework of the Project “Support to further strengthening the efficiency and quality of the judicial system in the Republic of Moldova” funded by the European Union and the Council of Europe and implemented by the Council of Europe in their Partnership for Good Governance II, the Council...

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Call for tenders for provision of IT equipment and software for the National Union of Enforcement Agents in the Republic of Moldova

Republic of Moldova

The Council of Europe is currently implementing the project “Support to further strengthening the efficiency and quality of the judicial system in the Republic of Moldova”, funded by the European Union and the Council of Europe and implemented by the Council of Europe in their Partnership for...

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Capacity-building sessions on CEPEJ performance indicators for courts in Kosovo*

14-15 September 2022 Kosovo

On 14-15 September 2022, 45 participants from all courts attended the training on CEPEJ performance indicators organized in coordination with the Justice Academy and the Kosovo Judicial Council. The experts, Ms Marina Naumovska-Milevska and Ms Anna Skrjabina, presented the main CEPEJ tools, in...

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Albanian Justice Governing bodies discuss communication strategies with media and public

14-15 September 2022 Albania

On 14-15 September, the High Prosecutorial Council, High Judicial Council and High Inspector of Justice representatives participated in a workshop to discuss communication strategies of judicial institutions with media and the public. The participants had the opportunity to discuss the CEPEJ...

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A possible revision of the legislation to implement remote judicial hearings discussed between Ukrainian authorities and CEPEJ experts

16 September 2022 online

Following consultations with Ukrainian judicial authorities, a team of experts of the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) have finalised a preliminary analysis of the draft Law of Ukraine “On Amendments to the Code of Administrative Court Procedure of Ukraine, the Civil...

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First meeting of the CEPEJ Advisory Board on Artificial Intelligence (AIAB)

September 2022 online

At its 38th plenary meeting last June, the CEPEJ created an Advisory Board on Artificial Intelligence (AIAB) in order to strengthen its expertise on issues related to artificial intelligence (AI) in judicial systems, and to support the detailed operationalisation of the five principles of the...

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CEPEJ will develop a Practical guide on the remote court hearings in cooperation with Ukrainian judicial authorities

September 2022 online

The European Commission for the efficiency of justice (CEPEJ), the Supreme Court, the High Council of Justice and the Council of Judges of Ukraine will jointly develop a Practical guide on the remote court hearings in the context of the ongoing war based on the CEPEJ Guidelines on...

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CEPEJ European Cyberjustice Network Seminar #2/2022 – Updating of the CEPEJ ICT Index and indicators for digitalisation of judiciaries

2 September 2022 online

On 2 September 2022, the CEPEJ- European Cyberjustice Network (ECN) will hold an online meeting to present and discuss a revised ICT questionnaire developed to measure the European countries’ progress towards cyberjustice. The Working Group on Cyberjustice and Artificial intelligence...

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Study Visit to Latvia for judges and members of the Kosovo Judicial Council

20-21 July 2022 Riga, Latvia

On 20-21 July 2022, CEPEJ supported a Study Visit of judges and members of the Kosovo Judicial Council to Latvian judiciary. A group of 16 participants including Mr Albert Zogaj, the Chairman of the Kosovo Judicial Council (KJC), Mr Enver Peci, the President of the Supreme Court, Presidents of...

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Albanian Government Approves New Judicial Map

23 July 2022 Tirana, Albania

The Council of Ministers approved on 23 July 2022 the joint proposal of High Judicial Council (HJC) and Ministry of Justice (MoJ) for a new judicial map in Albania. Since 2018, CEPEJ supported the Albanian justice institutions to use CEPEJ methodology for the review of judicial map and conduct...

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CEPEJ consultations with the Ukrainian judicial authorities on the improvement of the legislation on the remote justice in the context of the ongoing war

22 July 2022 Ukraine

On 22 July, the European Commission for the efficiency of justice (CEPEJ) held with the Supreme Court of Ukraine and other judicial authorities an online consultation on the improvement of the legislation on the remote justice in the context of the ongoing war in the country, with the...

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Call for tenders for national experts on legal aid and mediation in Latvia

July 2022 Latvia

In the framework of the Project “Strengthening access to justice in Latvia through fostering mediation and legal aid services (Phase II)” funded by the European Union and Council of Europe and implemented by the Council of Europe, the Council of Europe is looking for providers of intellectual...

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Stepping up expertise on Artificial Intelligence in Judicial Systems

27 June 2022 Valletta, Malta

The CEPEJ Artificial Advisory Board on Artificial Intelligence (AIAB) was established at the 38th CEPEJ plenary meeting in Malta on 27 June 2022. The advisory board has a term of two years and will strengthen the CEPEJ’s expertise on issues related to Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Judicial...

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Riga Justice Leaders Forum 2022

14 July 2022 Riga, Latvia

On 14 July 2022, under the chairmanship of the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Justice Jānis Bordāns, the international Justice Leaders’ Forum “Accountability and Innovation in a Time of Change” will be held in Riga, where justice leaders from several countries will discuss how to ensure the...

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CEPEJ celebrated its 20th anniversary during 38th Plenary meeting in Malta

27-28 JUNE 2022 VALETTA, MALTA

During the 38th plenary meeting, hosted by the Maltese authorities in the city of Valetta on 27 and 28 June 2022, the CEPEJ considered a certain number of new documents and initiatives in the area of justice. Thus, the CEPEJ members adopted the 2022 CEPEJ Evaluation Report providing an overview...

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20 years of finding solutions to modern justice challenges by the CEPEJ

27 June 2022 Valetta, Malta

For 20 years, the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) has worked to protect and promote human rights and the rule of law for the proper functioning of justice. Established by Resolution Res(2002)12 of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, the CEPEJ helps to...

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The CEPEJ will organise a training on judicial statistics in Georgia

9-10 July 2022 Georgia

On 9-10 July 2022, the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) will organise a training for court managers and courts staff in order to enhance their skills to collect and analyse judicial data and to use performance indicators for courts. The collection, processing and analysis...

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The CEPEJ awards the 2nd edition of the Junior Crystal Scales Prize

14 June 2022 online

The Jury of the second Junior Edition of the Crystal Scales of Justice Prize met on 14 June 2022 and awarded this Prize to the team from the Faculty of Law of University of Pisa (Italy) led by Mrs Favaro (link for the project's summary and its appendix) who defended the French project, winner of...

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CEPEJ supports the International Conference of Justice Inspection Services in Albania

24 June 2022 Tirana, Albania

On 24 June 2022, the Albanian High Inspector of Justice (HIJ) in partnership and co-operation with the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) and the European Network of Judicial Inspectors (RESIJ) organized in Tirana an International Conference on "Public interest in the...

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The CEPEJ organised two online cascade training sessions on collection and analysis of court statistics in Azerbaijan

3 and 17 June 2022 Azerbaijan

On 3 and 17 June 2022, the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) in cooperation with the Justice Academy of Azerbaijan organized two online training sessions on improving the efficiency and quality of courts based on the tools and guidelines developed by the CEPEJ. These...

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The CEPEJ participates in the regional conference to mark 10 years of the South Programme

9 June 2022 Alicante, Spain

The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) participated in the final Steering Committee of the South Programme IV aimed at taking stock of the progress made and at preparing the next phase V of the South Programme on 8 June at Casa Mediterráneo, in Alicante, Spain. The final...

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CEPEJ supports peer to peer exchange between the Albanian High Judicial Council and the High Council of Magistracy of Portugal

23-25 May 2022 Lisbon

From 23 to 25 May 2022, members of the Albanian High Judicial Council visited members of the High Council of Magistracy of Portugal. The study visit focused primarily on the experience of the Portuguese Council’s role in protecting judicial independence, its internal organization, procedures and...

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Call for tenders for the provision of intellectual services related to legal aid in Latvia

08/06/2022 Latvia

In the framework of the Project “Strengthening access to justice in Latvia through fostering mediation and legal aid services (Phase II)” funded by the European Union and Council of Europe and implemented by the Council of Europe, the Council of Europe is looking for providers of intellectual...

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The President of the CEPEJ, Mr. Ramin Garagurbanli, participated in the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Egyptian Council of State

21 May 2022 Cairo, Egypt

Held under the patronage of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, the Presidents of more than forty Superior Courts and Councils of State from Arab and African countries participated in this meeting, which also marked the foundation of the African Union of Councils of State and Supreme Administrative...

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Official closing of the CEPEJ cooperation Project "Promoting cyberjustice in Spain through change management" on 23 May 2022

23 May 2022 Madrid, Spain

On 23 May 2022 the CEPEJ, in cooperation with the Ministry of Justice of the Kingdom of Spain and the European Commission’s DG REFORM, will present the achievements of the joint European Union and Council of Europe Cooperation Project "Promoting cyberjustice in Spain through change management",...

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CEPEJ organises a training on its tools linked with ICT used in Kosovo* courts

16 - 17 May 2022 Kosovo*

On May 16th and 17, in cooperation with the Justice Academy of Kosovo, KoSEJ II organized a training with members of the Kosovo Judicial Council, court presidents and supervisory judges, in particular on performance and efficiency indicators used by courts in their Court Management Information...

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CEPEJ supports the court councils to improve the administration of justice in Albania

12-13 May 2022 Albania

On May 12 and 13, senior managers of various courts attended a workshop on effective court leadership aimed to provide a forum of exchange on effective ways to use the CEPEJ indicators and tools to improve court performance and enhance court leadership capacities. Addressing the event, the...

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