Launch of the course on Child friendly Justice and Children's Rights

20/11/2017 Strasbourg

Children come into contact with the justice system in many different ways. This can be for family matters such as divorce or adoption, in administrative justice for nationality or immigration issues or in criminal justice as victims, witnesses or perpetrators of crimes. When faced with the...

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Development of a new HELP training course "Rights and Obligations in Sport"

27/10/2017 Moscow, Russia

The joint launching event for development of a new training course "Rights and Obligations in Sport" took place on 26 October at Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO). The event was organized jointly by the Council of Europe, Ministry of Sport of Russia and MGIMO University...

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Protecting human rights in Spain: 6 HELP courses launched in 2017

27/10/2017 Barcelona, Spain

On October 17th, the Director of the Spanish Judiciary School Gema Espinosa and (former) president of the European Council of Bar Associations (CCBE) José María Davó jointly chaired the simultaneous launch of two HELP courses: Introduction to the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and the...

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4th Training of Trainers of the Council of Europe Programme “HELP in Russia”

4-7/10/2017 Moscow, Russia

The 4th Training of Trainers of the Council of Europe Programme “HELP in Russia” took place in Moscow Region on 4-7 October 2017. 26 legal professionals participated in the training, including lawyers, law lecturers, civil servants and public figures. The Training brought together legal...

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Recent HELP activities in Ukraine

16/10/2017 Kiev, Ukraine

The month of September meant an intensive development of the Council of Europe’s Programme Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) in Ukraine. On 13-15 September, a joint ToT for the HELP courses on Child Friendly Justice (CFJ) and Violence against Women (VAW) was held in Kiev, in...

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NEW HELP Online course on International Cooperation in Criminal Matters

03/10/2017 Strasbourg, France

The HELP online course on International Cooperation in Criminal Matters explores fundamental principles of international judicial cooperation in criminal matters and a range of legal frameworks and legal instruments for cooperation- applied under a general consideration for human rights issues....

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Now Available: Free online HELP course on Combating Trafficking in Human Beings

11/09/2017 Strasbourg, France

The free online course on human trafficking has been developed by the Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) of the Council of Europe. Trafficking in human beings is a serious crime. It is also a violation of human rights and an offence to the dignity and integrity of the human...

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Council of Europe delivers training on the HELP courses Asylum & the ECHR and Business & Human Rights

08/09/2017 Tirana, Albania

On 6 September, Council of Europe Office in Tirana delivered two online courses under the Council of Europe HELP online training platform. The online HELP/UNHCR course on Asylum and the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), which is carried out in close cooperation with the United Nations...

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Take the free HELP online course on Reasoning of criminal judgments!

23/08/2017 Strasbourg

The free HELP online course on Reasoning of criminal judgements explores the obligations of domestic courts’ under the European Convention on Human Rights (the ECHR) and the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights (the ECtHR) concerning the extent and content of the reasoning they provide...

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Take the HELP free online course on Pre-trial investigation and the ECHR!

03/08/2017 Strasbourg, France

The free online course on Pre-trial Investigation and the European Convention on Human Rights (the ECHR) has been developed by the Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals Programme (HELP) of the Council of Europe. It explores where the ECHR and the exigencies of an investigation can...

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New Council of Europe Handbook on Freedom of Expression

21/07/2017 Strasbourg, France

The CoE Handbook on Protecting the right to freedom of expression under the European Convention on Human Rights for legal practitioners has just been published. The handbook is the perfect complement of the free online HELP course on Human Rights and Business available at the HELP e-learning...

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CoE Human Rights National Implementation Division's 2016 Annual Report

headline 20/07/2017 Strasbourg, France

The Council of Europe Division’s 2016 Highlights is available online. The report outlines the main achievements in the course of last year in the areas of case law harmonisation, criminal justice reform, support to effective judicial remedies and to national human rights institutions. Capacity...

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2017 HELP Network Conference: "HELP for Friendly Justice"

19-20/06/2017 Strasbourg, France

The annual HELP Network Conference took place on 19-20 June and was entitled “HELP for Friendly justice”, gathering over 130 participants representing training institutions for judges and prosecutors and Bar associations. The Conference of the Council of Europe Programme on Human Rights Education...

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HELP/ODHIR course on Hate Crime launched in Montenegro

02/06/2017 Podgorica, Montenegro

In cooperation with the Judicial Training Center, the HELP/ODHIR course on hate crime as combined with the HELP course on hate speech were launched for a selected group of Montenegrin judges, prosecutors and Ombudsperson Office staff. After a general introduction to the HELP Programme,...

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HELP Course on Alternatives to Detention Kick off in Serbia

22/05/2017 Niš, Serbia

On 22 May 2017, the kick-off meeting for the launch of the HELP course on Community sanctions and alternative measures to detention as one answer to prison overcrowing was organised in co-operation with the Appellate Court of Niš. The event is the first one targeting legal professionals from the...

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Second HELP course on Admissibility criteria for Montenegrin lawyers

12-13/05/2017 Budva, Montenegro

In the framework of the EU/CoE Horizontal Facility Action “Fighting ill-treatment and impunity and enhancing the application of the ECtHR case-law on national level”, the second training seminar on the implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) at national level:...

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Free online HELP course on Fight against racism, xenophobia and homophobia/transphobia

17/05/2017 Strasbourg, France

Today, the Council of Europe Programme HELP joins the marking of 17 May, the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT). To contribute to the fight against homophobia and transphobia, HELP developed the free online interactive course on Fight against racism,...

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First launch of the HELP course Business and Human Rights for Serbian judges

headline 10/05/2017 Belgrade, Serbia

In co-operation with the Commercial Appellate Court in Belgrade, the kick-off meeting for the launch of the HELP course on Business and Human Rights was organised on 10 May 2017 in the framework of the HELP in the Western Balkans and Turkey project. The event was attended by judges and judicial...

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Spanish School of Judges launches HELP/UNHCR course on ECHR and Asylum

03/05/2017 Barcelona, Spain

The Spanish School of Justice co-organised the launching of the HELP/UNHCR course on the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and asylum on 3 May 2017 for a group of mainly judges and prosecutors but also lawyers. Most of the participants deal with asylum and migrant cases, and many of them...

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HELP courses on Pre-trial investigation and Admissibility criteria launched in Moldova

26/04/2017 Chisinau, Moldova

The kick-off meeting for the launch of the HELP course on Pre-trial investigation in the light of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) took place at the premises of the National Institute of Justice in Chisinau on 26 April 2017. The event was organized within the framework of the...

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