2022 HELP Network Conference

11 July 2022 Strasbourg, France

On 30 June and 1 July 2022, the Council of Europe Programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) held its 2022 Network Conference. Due to the post-pandemic context, the conference was held in a hybrid format, bringing together around 150 participants in the Council of Europe...

Read More

Ukraine: Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals and University Students

13 JUNE 2022 ONLINE

On 13 June 2022, on the initiative of the Head of the Ukrainian delegation Ms Mariia Mezentseva, the Council of Europe Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) Programme was presented to the members of the Ukrainian Parliament- members of the Ukrainian delegation to the PACE, their...

Read More

Over 30 EU legal professionals to become HELP Certified Tutors

19-20 MAY 2022 STRASBOURG

Judges, prosecutors and lawyers with training experience from several EU MS gathered in Strasbourg and online for a HELP Training of Trainers (ToT) session organised on 19-20 May 2022 under the joint EU-CoE “HELP in the EU” project. They were joined by other participants from non-EU MS involved...

Read More

Spanish judges and prosecutors start training on combating trafficking in human beings

17-18 MAY 2022 MADRID, SPAIN

32 Spanish judges and prosecutors attended the launch of the HELP course on Combatting Trafficking in Human Beings, held at the premises of the Spanish Judicial Council-Continuous Training, in Madrid. This course was organised within the framework of the EU-CoE project “HELP in the EU III”. The...

Read More

Slovakia breaks the ice:1st ever national launch of the Council of Europe HELP course on Human Rights in Sport

17 MAY 2022 SLOVAKIA

On Tuesday 17 May 2022, almost 30 participants from Slovakia gathered for the launching event of the Council of Europe HELP course on Human Rights in Sport. This event illustrates the strong ambition of the Council of Europe, its Sport Division and its Human Rights Education for Legal...

Read More

Final seminar of EU-CoE project HELP Radicalisation prevention, Judicial Response to terrorism and International cooperation in criminal matters

12 May 2022 Strasbourg

On 12 May 2022, the Council of Europe HELP (Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals) Programme organised a Seminar on Strengthening EU criminal justice systems. This was the final activity organised under the EU-CoE project HELP Radicalisation prevention, Judicial response to terrorism and...

Read More

Armenian legal professionals to be trained on Ethics for Judges, Prosecutors and Lawyers

5 May 2022 Yerevan

The Council of Europe HELP online course on Ethics for Judges, Prosecutors, and Lawyers was launched online for a group of 23 legal professionals from Armenia in co-operation with the Justice Academy of Armenia. The course includes the main international standards for each profession, as well as...

Read More

The Council of Europe HELP course launched jointly with European Association of Lawyers and the European Young Bar Association

2 May 2022 online

More than 40 lawyers from 12 countries will be taking the international version of the Council of Europe HELP course on Ethics for Lawyers, in a joint initiative of the Council of Europe HELP Programme, the European Association of Lawyers and the European Young Bar Association. The online course...

Read More

Italy: over 150 legal professionals start their training on HELP human rights courses

2 May 2022 Italy

Last week, over 150 Italian judges, prosecutors and lawyers started their training on HELP courses on several human rights related topics, with 2 online launch events organised on 28 and 29 April, under the EU-CoE HELP EU III project. On 28 April, the HELP online course on Ethics for Judges,...

Read More

Join us for the presentation of the new Council of Europe HELP course on ‘Introduction to Corruption Prevention’!

26 APRIL 2022 ONLINE

This course is intended for anyone interested in following and understanding the basics of preventing corruption. It is suitable for “beginners” as well as for those who already have knowledge about the prevention of corruption but are curious to find new and specific perspectives. It provides an...

Read More

New on-line course on new Civil Procedure Rules in Cyprus

30 March 2022 Cyprus

The new on-line self-learning course on the new Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) in Cyprus was presented at the event organized by the Cyprus Judicial Training School and the Council of Europe under the Project on “Supporting the successful implementation of the new Rules of Civil Procedure in Cyprus”...

Read More

Help Course “Child friendly Justice” launched for legal professionals in Albania

11 April 2022 Albania

The Council of Europe HELP online course on Child friendly Justice, was launched online for a group of legal professionals from Albania in co-operation with the Albanian Bar Association. During the launching event, organised with the support of the joint EU and Council of Europe ‘HELP in the...

Read More

Council of Europe HELP online Course on Cybercrime and Electronic Evidence

headline 8 APRIL 2022 STRASBOURG, FRANCE

Cybercrime and other crimes involving electronic evidence affect the right to private life of hundreds of millions of individuals whose personal data are stolen; attack the dignity and the integrity of individuals; are a threat to the freedom of expression, public security but also democratic...

Read More

HELP Course “Property Rights and the European Convention on Human Rights” launched for legal professionals in Albania

4 April 2022 Albania

The Council of Europe HELP online course on Property Rights and the European Convention on Human Rights, was launched online for a group of legal professionals from Albania in co-operation with the Albanian Bar Association. During the launching event, organised with the support of the joint EU...

Read More

Council of Europe HELP pool of tutors strengthened with lawyers of the European Court of Human Rights

31 March – 1 April 2022 Strasbourg

Almost 40 lawyers and seconded officials from the Registry of the European Court of Human Rights were trained to become HELP certified tutors, during the HELP Training-of-Trainers session organised by the Council of Europe Programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) in...

Read More

New Council of Europe HELP e-Desks on asylum/migration for lawyers assisting people fleeing the war in Ukraine

30/03/2022 STRASBOURG

The war provoked by the Russian Federation's aggression against Ukraine in February 2022 and its tragic consequences in Europe, resulting in a huge increase in the number of people fleeing Ukraine in neighbouring countries and beyond, call for immediate action. To assist lawyers from most...

Read More

Increasing Human Rights Multipliers in Eastern Partnership Countries: Training of Trainers session for Legal Professionals

10-11 March 2022 Online

On the 10-11 March 2022, 28 legal professionals from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Moldova benefited from an on-line HELP training-of-trainers (ToT) session by the Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) Programme of the Council of Europe, supporting them to become human rights...

Read More

The Russian Federation is excluded from the Council of Europe

16 MARCH 2022 STRASBOURG

In an extraordinary meeting this morning, the Committee of Ministers decided, in the context of the procedure launched under Article 8 of the Statute of the Council of Europe, that the Russian Federation ceases to be a member of the Council of Europe as from today, after 26 years of membership....

Read More

’Data protection and Privacy Rights’ HELP course launched in Bosnia and Herzegovina

HELP in the Western Balkans launching event 7 March 2022 Online

The Council of Europe HELP online course on Data Protection and Privacy Rights was launched online for close to 50 legal professionals from Bosnia and Herzegovina in cooperation with the Centre for Judicial and Prosecutorial Training of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Centre for...

Read More

HELP contributes to increasing the quality of the judicial reasoning in Eastern Partnership countries

28 FEBRUARY - 9 MARCH 2022 ONLINE

The Council of Europe is currently implementing a three-month (1 January - 31 March 2022) UK-funded project “HELP implementing the ECHR in Eastern Partnership countries”. It aims at increasing the knowledge and skills of legal professionals in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Moldova on the ECHR...

Read More

HELP Newsletter HELP Newsletter
 See All Newsletters
national pages national pages
news archive news archive

Looking for news from 2014?

Get the feed here!