Slovenian lawyers to learn more on Freedom of Expression

20 September 2021 Ljubljana, Slovenia

The Council of Europe HELP course on Freedom of Expression was launched for a group of Slovenian lawyers, in a first course launch organised in cooperation with the Slovenian Bar association and the Slovenian Bar academy. The online launching event was opened by Janez Starman, President of the...

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Call for Participants: International launch of the Council of Europe HELP course on The Environment and Human Rights

16 September 2021 Strasbourg, France

The Council of Europe Programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) announces a call for participants for its new tutored 8-week online course on The Environment and Human Rights. Course Format The course will be launched on 13 October 2021 with an online launch event for...

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Updated HELP online course on Labour Rights, with new modules on the European Social Charter and on Trafficking in Human Beings for the Purpose of Labour Exploitation

15 September 2021 Strasbourg, France

An updated version of the Council of Europe (CoE) HELP course on Labour Rights is now available on the HELP e-learning platform. In times of economic recession and emergency situations, such as posed by COVID-19 pandemic, the goal of full employment should go hand in hand with the protection of...

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Action against Corruption in the Republic of Moldova launches the HELP course on Ethics for Judges, Prosecutors and Lawyers

14 September 2021 Chisinau, Moldova

On 14 September 2021, the Council of Europe HELP course on Ethics for Judges, Prosecutors and Lawyers was presented to the first group of trainees following its adaptation to the domestic legal system by Action against Corruption in the Republic of Moldova. The online launch event was attended by...

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Updated HELP online course on International Cooperation in Criminal Matters now available on the HELP e-learning platform

02/09/2021 Strasbourg, France

An updated version of the Council of Europe (CoE) HELP course on International Cooperation in Criminal Matters is now available on the HELP e-learning platform. In a rapidly changing world under the challenges of globalisation and new technologies; to combat transnational crimes such as organised...

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Business and Human Rights: Council of Europe HELP (6 hr) free online course!

02/08/2021 Strasbourg, France

Companies have the ability to impact peoples’ lives and the environments in which they operate, the more if they operate as multinational enterprises. While companies generally bring benefits to society in the form of employment opportunities, technological advancement, tax revenues and...

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Human rights responses to global challenges: 2021 HELP Network Conference

1-2 July 2021 Strasbourg

On 1-2 July 2021, the Council of Europe Programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) held its 2021 Annual Network Conference. Due to the pandemic restrictions, the Conference was held in a hybrid format, with a limited number of participants present in the Council of Europe...

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45 Probation Officers from the Czech Republic start the HELP course on Radicalisation Prevention

16 June 2021 Czech Republic

On 16 June 2021, the HELP course on Radicalisation Prevention was launched for a group of 45 probation officers in the Czech Republic. The online launch event, organised within the framework of the EU-CoE HELP Radicalisation prevention, Judicial response to terrorism and International cooperation...

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New HELP course on Ethics launched for the first time with a group of EU Judges

14 June 2021 Online

The Council of Europe HELP course Ethics for Judges, Prosecutors and Lawyers was launched in an online seminar gathering judges from EU member states. The online session was held on 14 June 2021 and was organised by the European Union and the Council of Europe funded "HELP in the EU II" project....

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HELP online course on Access to justice for women launched in South East Europe

9 June 2021 Online

The Council of Europe HELP online course on Access to justice for women was launched in an online event gathering judges and prosecutors from South East Europe on 9 June 2021. The regional launch was organised by Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) Programme of the Council of...

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Three online HELP courses with Ministry of Family and Social Services launched in Turkey

9 June 2021 Turkey

The European Programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) courses on “Refugee and Migrant Children”, “Child Friendly Justice” and “Asylum and European Convention on Human Rights” were launched online on 9 June in co-operation with the Ministry of Family and Social Services...

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“Refugee and Migrant Children” - online course launch for Gaziantep Bar Lawyers

28 May 2021 Online

The European Programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) course on “Refugee and Migrant Children” was launched online on 28 May in cooperation with the Gaziantep Bar Association of Turkey, under the Action on “Strengthening the human rights protection of migrants and...

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2021 HELP Network e-Conference: join us online on 1-2 July 2021

headline 07 June 2021 Strasbourg

On 1-2 July 2021 the Council of Europe HELP Programme will hold its Annual Network Conference “Human Rights Responses to Global Challenges”. Primarily aimed at Judiciary Schools and Bar Associations throughout the Council of Europe member States and beyond, as well as representatives of partner...

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HELP course on Asylum and Human Rights launched for a group of EU legal professionals

26 May 2021 Online

The Council of Europe/UNHCR HELP course on Asylum and Human Rights was launched in an online seminar gathering legal professionals from several EU countries (Bulgaria, France, Latvia, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden). The online session was held on 26 May 2021 and was organised by the...

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Migrant and Refugee Children: The Council of Europe launches its first regional human rights training for legal professionals and child protection services in the Balkans

25 May 2021 Sarajevo

The Council of Europe launched today its first ever regional HELP online course on “Refugee and Migrant Children” in the Western Balkans, in co-operation with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the EU´s European Asylum Support Office (EASO), hosted by the Council of...

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Pharmaceutical crime and MEDICRIME Convention: Council of Europe HELP online course made public!

12 May 2021 Strasbourg

The falsification of medical products and other similar crimes effectively deny patients the necessary medical treatment and are harmful to the health of individuals, sometimes leading to death. In addition, the circulation of counterfeit (or falsified) medical products undermines public...

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Launch of the online HELP course on "Asylum and European Convention on Human Rights" for lawyers of the Edirne Bar Association

7 May 2021 Turkey/online

The European Programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) course on Asylum and the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) was launched online on 7 May in cooperation with the Edirne Bar Association of Turkey, under the Action on “Strengthening the human rights...

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Fight against Racism, Xenophobia, Homophobia, Transphobia: launch of the HELP course for EU legal professionals

29 April 2021 European Union / online

The Council of Europe HELP course on Fight against Racism, Xenophobia, Homophobia, Transphobia was launched in an online seminar gathering legal professionals (judges, prosecutors and lawyers) from EU member states and beyond. The online session was held on 29 April 2021 and was organised by the...

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Three HELP online courses launched for 130 Italian lawyers

27 April 2021 Italy

On 27 April 2021, the Council of Europe HELP online courses on Admissibility criteria in applications submitted to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), Key human rights principles in biomedicine and Violence against women and domestic violence were launched during an online meeting...

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Council of Europe new HELP online course on Ethics for Judges, Prosecutors and Lawyers

headline 30 April 2021 Strasbourg

The state of rule of law is an increasing concern in respect of many European countries. In recent years concerted efforts have been made at European level to prevent degradation of the rule of law through measures aimed at the well-functioning of national justice systems. In the framework of the...

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