On 29-30 April, 2017 Council of Europe, within the EU funded project in partnership with the High School of Justice, organized training for two groups of City and Appellate Court judges of criminal and civil chambers on “Reopening of Cases on the Basis of judgment/Decision of the European Court of Human Rights”. The seminars aimed to acquaint Georgian judges to the procedure of reopening of cases under the Recommendation No. R (2000) 2 of the Committee of Ministers to member states on the re-examination or reopening of certain cases at domestic level following judgments of the European Court of Human Rights. The mentioned recommendation invites Georgia to ensure that its legal system contain the necessary possibilities to achieve, as far as possible, restitutio in integrum, and, in particular, provide adequate possibilities for re-examining cases, including reopening proceedings so that injured parties should be put in the same situation as he or she enjoyed prior to the violation of the Convention.
Seminar was held by the invited expert: the Head of Section of the Department for the Execution of the ECHR Judgments, Mr. Mamuka Longurashvili.
The trainings were organized within the framework of the Council of Europe and European Union joint programme “Application of the European Convention on Human Rights and harmonisation of national legislation and judicial practice in Georgia in line with European Standards”, which is funded through the EU-CoE Programme “Partnership for Good Governance”.