1st March 2019 - 31st August 2021

The activities are implemented in the framework of the European Union/Council of Europe joint programme Partnership for Good Governance II co-funded by the European Union and the Council of Europe.

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.

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Communication strategy for the judiciary in Azerbaijan

15/07/2020 Baku

The Council of Europe is preparing an expert advice to Azerbaijani judicial authorities on steps to disseminate CEPEJ tools on “Communication strategy for the judiciary”. Online meetings with the Ministry of Justice, the Prosecutor General’s Office, the Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court...

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Expert advice on “Access to courts for vulnerable groups” in Azerbaijan

15/07/2020 Baku

CEPEJ is developing an expert advice to Azerbaijani judicial authorities on “Access to courts for vulnerable groups”. In this regard, online meetings have been organized in June with the Ministry of Justice, the Judicial Legal Council, the Justice Academy, the State Committee for Family, Women...

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Road map on dissemination of CEPEJ efficiency and quality measurement tools in all courts of Azerbaijan

03 September 2020 Azerbaijan

The European Union and the Council of Europe continue to work in partnership with the Republic of Azerbaijan to improve efficiency of the Azerbaijani judiciary. In this regard, the Council of Europe has developed a Road map on dissemination of CEPEJ efficiency and quality measurement tools in all...

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Improving the enforcement system in Azerbaijan

headline 11 December 2019 Baku (Azerbaijan)

On 11 December 2019, three CEPEJ experts held a meeting in Baku with representatives of the Directorate General of Enforcement of the Ministry of Justice (MoJ). The aim of the meeting was to discuss the MOJ study on alternative mechanisms of enforcement of decisions and the entrustment of...

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Seminars on Court performance reporting according to CEPEJ tools and methodology

headline 7-8 October 2019 Baku (Azerbaijan)

On 7-8 October 2019, the CEPEJ, in cooperation with the Academy of Justice of Azerbaijan organised two one-day seminars in Baku for judges and court staff on “Court performance reporting according to CEPEJ tools and methodology”. The aim of the seminars was to develop a standard methodology of...

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Study of European private enforcements systems: study visit to France and the Netherlands

headline 15-19 September 2019 Paris (France) and The Hague (Netherlands)

From 15 to 19 September 2019, the CEPEJ organized a study visit to France (Paris) and the Netherlands (The Hague) for a group of representatives of the Directorate General of Enforcement and the Directorate of Information and Communication Technologies of the Ministry of Justice of Azerbaijan....

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Official launching of the CEPEJ cooperation project « Strengthening the efficiency and quality of the judicial system in Azerbaijan »

headline 2 July 2019 Baku (Azerbaijan)

On the 2 of July 2019, The Council of Europe, the Azerbaijani Judicial authorities and the European Union officially launched the project « Strengthening the efficiency and quality of the judicial system in Azerbaijan ». This launching event was the opportunity to present the new project to the...

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First activity of the CEPEJ cooperation project « Strengthening the efficiency and quality of the judicial system in Azerbaijan »

headline 2 and 3 July 2019 Baku (Azerbaijan)

On the 2 and 3 July 2019, the first activity of the project « Strengthening the efficiency and quality of the judicial system in Azerbaijan » was held in Baku. It has been a round table on the topic « European trends regarding the status of enforcement agents ». This activity falls under the...

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