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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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Marking 70 years of the ECHR in critical times: 2020 HELP Network e-Conference

8-9 July 2020 Strasbourg

On 8-9 July 2019, the Council of Europe Programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) held its annual Network Conference. Due to the situation caused by coronavirus pandemic, the Conference was held for the first time in an online format. The Conference was organised under...

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

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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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...

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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...

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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...

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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”...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Labour rights as human rights: HELP online course launched for 50 Bosnian legal professionals

14 October 2021 Bosnia & Herzegovina

The launch of the Council of Europe HELP online course on Labour rights as human rights for Bosnian legal professionals was held by videoconference on 14 October 2021. The even was organised with the support of the EU and Council of Europe joint action “HELP in the Western Balkans” in...

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Albanian lawyers to expand the use of HELP online courses on human rights

01 October 2021 Tirana, Albania

The public presentation of the Council of Europe HELP Programme and its free online courses adapted for the needs of Albanian lawyers was organised online with the support of the EU and Council of Europe joint action “HELP in the Western Balkans” in co-operation with the Albanian Chamber of...

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HELP course on Admissibility criteria in applications submitted to the European Court of Human Rights launched for Albanian lawyers

16 November 2021 Albania, Online

Another important HELP course on ‘Admissibility Criteria in Applications submitted to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR)’ was launched for more than 30 Albanian lawyers . The course, part of the Council of Europe Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals programme was adapted and is...

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The Council of Europe and its HELP Programme at the 15th Anniversary of the Academy of Judges and Public Prosecutors of the Republic of North Macedonia

26 November 2021 Skopje, North Macedonia

On 26 November, the Council of Europe Programme Office in Skopje and the Council of Europe HELP Programme were represented during the regional conference “Further educational priorities, goals and challenges of the Judicial Academies” organised in Skopje to mark the 15th Anniversary of the...

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