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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European Union: Legal professionals from member states trained to become certified HELP tutors

17-18 September 2020 Strasbourg

Over 30 legal professionals, including judges, prosecutors and lawyers with training experience from several EU member states gathered online for a HELP training of trainers (ToT) session organised on 17-18 September 2020. They were joined by eight participants from non-EU member states involved...

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Spain: Enhanced human rights training with the HELP courses on the ECHR, refugee and migrant children and family law

1 July 2020 Strasbourg

The first ever triple online launch of HELP courses took place on 1 July 2020 for Spanish judges, prosecutors and lawyers: Introduction to the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and the European Court of Human Rights (new edition including a module on the Execution of Judgments of the...

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Procedural Safeguards in Criminal proceedings and Victims’ Rights: HELP course launched for legal professionals in Bulgaria, Czechia and Romania

23-25 June 2020 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe HELP course on Procedural Safeguards in Criminal proceedings and Victims’ Rights was launched in three online seminars gathering judges, prosecutors and court staff from Bulgaria, Czechia and Romania respectively. The online sessions were held on 23-25 June 2020 and they...

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The HELP course Combating Trafficking in Human Beings launched online for legal professionals in Romania, Slovakia and Spain

headline 15-16 June 2020 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe HELP course Combating Trafficking in Human Beings is launched in three online sessions bringing together over 130 judges, prosecutors, and lawyers from Romania, Slovakia and Spain respectively. These online sessions were held on 15 and 16 June 2020, focusing on the Council...

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HELP in the EU Focal and Info Points Meeting

6-7 February 2020 Strasbourg

On 6-7 February 2020, the HELP in the EU Focal and Info Points Meeting, organised in Strasbourg under the European Union-Council of Europe “HELP in the EU’” project, gathered over 50 members of the HELP Network, representatives of National Training Institutions (NTIs) for judges, prosecutors as...

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Cross-border HELP course launch on Procedural Safeguards in Criminal Proceedings and Victims’ Rights for Czech and Slovak lawyers

30-31 January 2020 Bratislava

A group of 65 Czech and Slovak lawyers attended the cross-border launch of the HELP course on Procedural Safeguards in Criminal Proceedings and Victims´ Rights, organised under the EU funded project “HELP in the EU” on 30 and 31 January 2020 in Bratislava. The event, hosted by the Slovak Bar...

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First launch of Council of Europe HELP course in Cyprus on Data Protection and Privacy Rights

21 October 2019 Nicosia

Over 50 participants comprised of judges, prosecutors, Supreme Court legal officers and lawyers from Cyprus met in Nicosia on 21 October 2019 for a seminar on data protection and the launch of the HELP course. Alongside current challenges in the field of data protection, the programme included...

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First cross-border event for the launch of the HELP course on Procedural Safeguards in Criminal Proceedings and Victims’ Rights

27 September 2019 Marbella

39 Spanish judges and lawyers were joined in Spain by 17 international lawyers from 12 EU member states for a seminar on procedural safeguards and the launch of this new HELP course. The event was organised on 27 September 2019 by the Spanish Bar Council (CGAE), as partner of the EU-Council of...

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Seminar on Radicalisation Prevention and cross-border launch on HELP course in Gathering and Use of Evidence in Counter-terrorism cases for EU legal professionals

23-24 September 2019 Strasbourg

45 judges, prosecutors, prison and probation staff meet in Strasbourg for the HELP Seminar on Radicalisation Prevention and the cross-border launch of the HELP course on Gathering and Use of Evidence in Counter-terrorism Cases. The joint event, organised under the EU-Council of Europe projects...

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First launch of the new HELP course on Family Law and Human Rights in a cross-border event under EU-Council of Europe "HELP in the EU” project

16-17 September 2019 Ljubljana

85 judges, prosecutors and court staff from 10 EU member states met in Ljubljana on 16 and 17 September 2019 for a seminar on family law and the launch of the HELP course, organised under the EU funded project “HELP in the EU”. Alongside current challenges in the field of family law, the...

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New course on Procedural Safeguards in Criminal Proceedings and Victims’ Rights is now available on the HELP e-learning platform

28 August 2019 Strasbourg

The course was developed by the Council of Europe HELP Programme thanks to EU support, being financed by the EU-Council of Europe “HELP in the EU” Project. The HELP online course is based on the HELP methodology and combines both the fundamental procedural rights of accused and suspected persons...

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“HELP in the EU” cross border launch of the newly updated online course on Data Protection and Privacy Rights

18-19 June 2019 Bucharest

Under the EU-Council of Europe “HELP in the EU” Project, over 70 judges, prosecutors and court staff from Romania, Lithuania and Poland met in Bucharest on 18 and 19 June 2019 for a seminar on data protection and the launch of the recently updated HELP course. The seminar was organised by the...

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“HELP in the EU” cross border launch of the course Labour Rights as Human Rights

6-7 May 2019 Warsaw

Under the EU-Council of Europe “HELP in the EU” Project, over 90 lawyers from Bulgaria, Greece and Poland met in Warsaw on 6 and 7 May 2019 for a seminar on labour law and the launch of the HELP course. The seminar was held at the premises of the Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights in...

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“HELP in the EU” cross border launch of the course Key Human Rights Principles in Biomedicine

7 March 2019 Strasbourg

Under the EU-Council of Europe “HELP in the EU” Project, 75 judges and prosecutors and lawyers from 12 EU member states met in Strasbourg on 7 and 8 March 2019 for a seminar on bioethics and the launch of the HELP course. The seminar was held at the premises of the Council of Europe. Alongside...

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Watch the live stream of the seminar on bioethics and the launch of the HELP course on “Key Human Rights Principles in Biomedicine”

6 March 2019 Strasbourg

More than 80 judges, prosecutors and lawyers from 11 EU Member States will meet for a seminar on bioethics and the launch of the HELP course on “Key Human Rights Principles in Biomedicine” to be held on 7-8 March 2019 in Strasbourg, France. Organised under the EU-Council of Europe "HELP in the...

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Family Law and Human Rights - new course available on the HELP online platform

13 February 2019 Strasbourg

The course has been developed thanks to EU support, jointly financed by the EU-Council of Europe "HELP in the EU" Project and the EU-Council of Europe Horizontal Facility Action “Strengthening the Human Rights Ombudsman to fight discrimination” and is based on the HELP methodology. HELP is the...

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Network Conference under EU-Council of Europe Project ‘HELP in the EU’

31 January-1 February 2019 Strasbourg

Representatives of EU national training institutions for judges, prosecutors and lawyers and Council of Europe Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) Programme international partners met in Strasbourg on 31 January-1 February 2019. The "HELP in the EU" Network Conference is the...

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HELP Asylum course launched for Bulgarian and Greek legal professionals

7 December 2018 Thessaloniki

Bulgarian and Greek judges, prosecutors and civil staff involved in migration issues meet in Thessaloniki in a cross-border launch of the HELP course under the joint EU-Council of Europe “HELP in the EU” project. A group of almost 50 judges, prosecutors and civil staff from Bulgaria and Greece...

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Launch of the EU/Council of Europe “HELP in the EU” project in Romania in a week of HELP related events

18 October 2018 Strasbourg

The HELP course on Introduction to the European Convention on Human Rights and the European Court of Human Rights launched for Masters’ students in Timisoara, followed by a HELP training of trainers session hosted at the National Institute of Magistracy and the launch of the course on Fight...

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