The activities are organised in the framework of the Project “Strengthening the efficiency and quality of the judicial system in Azerbaijan”, funded by the European Union and the Council of Europe and implemented by the Council of Europe in their Partnership for Good Governance II.

An earlier phase of this programme (January 2015 - December 2017) was supported by the European Union.








1st March 2019 - February 2023

Context of the Project

This project is a second phase of cooperation with the Azerbaijani judicial authorities. Between March 2015 and April 2017, authorities from the justice sector of Azerbaijan and CEPEJ co-operated in the framework of the Project “Support to increased efficiency of courts, improved training of judges and judicial self-governance in Azerbaijan”.


Project's objective

Court users in Azerbaijan enjoy better access to justice through strengthened efficiency and quality of the judicial system and improved enforcement of court decisions.


Expected outcomes

The project has two main domains of action:

  • The enhancement of the efficiency and quality of Azerbaijani courts through the application of CEPEJ tools at national level.
  • The improvement of the enforcement of court decisions through legal and institutional modernisation of the enforcement system.


Project beneficiaries and stakeholders

The main beneficiaries and stakeholders of this project in the Republic of Azerbaijan are the Ministry of Justice, the Judicial Legal Council, and the Justice Academy.

Project reports

  • Access to Justice for vulnerable groups in Azerbaijan (AZE / ENG)
  • Communication Strategy for Judiciary of Azerbaijan (AZE / ENG)
  • Recommendations on ICT solutions in enforcement (AZE / ENG)
  • Recommendations on the use of indicators in enforcement(AZE / ENG)
  • Road Map on dissemination of CEPEJ tools (AZE / ENG)
  • Training Needs Assessment Report (AZE / ENG)

Translation of CEPEJ documents


Council of Europe - Strasbourg


Jovana Matic

Coordinatrice de projet

+33 (0)3 90 21 63 68

Council of Europe office - Baku

Vafa Rovshanova
Field Officer 

 Shabnam Mirzayeva
Project assistant 




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