Deadline for submission of tenders: 7 February 2022

Call for Tenders for International Consultancy Services

17 JANUARY 2022 ANKARA

Within the scope of the Project “Supporting the Effective Implementation of Turkish Constitutional Court Judgments in the Field of Fundamental Rights”, co-funded by the European Union and the Council of Europe, international short term consultancy services shall be procured. In that context, the...

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Call for Tender – Deadline 21 January

05 JANUARY 2022 BELGRADE

Provision of IT services of development of the website of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Serbia and provision of IT services of development of the website of the State Attorney’s Office-Agency Department for the representation before the European Court of Human Rights, under the...

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Investigation into Alleged Ill-Treatment in Ukraine: presentation of research findings

17 December 2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

On 15 December 2021, the Council of Europe organised a presentation of the report “Investigation into Alleged Ill-Treatment Contrary to Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights in Ukraine”. The Report is based on research into how well legal provisions, policies and organisational...

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Council of Europe holds expert consultations with the body in charge of disciplinary proceedings on regulations for recruitment and promotion of prosecutors

22 December 2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

On 20 December 2021, the Council of Europe organised expert consultations on regulations regarding recruitment and promotion of prosecutors adopted by the Body in Charge of Disciplinary Proceedings (BCDP). The consultations were after provision of expert comments to these regulations by the...

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Human rights compliant criminal justice system in Ukraine: Project Digest October–December 2021

23 December 2021

To find out more about the activities of the project during October - December 2021, please follow the link to access the Project Digest.

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Placements with the European Court of Human Rights

One month placement with the European Court of Human Rights was organised from November to December 2021 for a judge of the Supreme Court of Federation of BiH and the registrar of Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The placements aimed to help the judiciary representatives to further develop their...

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Coordination on counter-torture strategy implementation

21 December 2021 Kyiv

Representatives of the Office of the Prosecutor General, State Bureau of Investigation, Ministry of Justice, Training Center for Prosecutors of Ukraine, non-governmental organizations, civil society and international stakeholders who work in the field of combatting ill-treatment gathered today in...

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Gender equality focal points of the State Bureau of Investigation took a training on prohibition of discrimination

20-21 December 2021 Kyiv

The network of gender equality focal points of the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) underwent a training on “Prohibition of Discrimination in the light of Article 14 and Protocol 12 of the European Convention on Human Rights” delivered by the CoE project “Supporting institutions to Combat...

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Purchase of consultancy services on legislative expertise and capacity development

TENDER Announcement _Project: “Supporting the criminal justice reforms – tackling criminal aspects of the judicial reform”

22 December 2021 Tbilisi, Georgia

Deadline for tender’s submission is 10 January 2021. Tenders shall be submitted by email only (with attachments) to the email address) dgi-coordination@coe.int with the following reference in subject: Tender - Purchase of consultancy services on legislative expertise and capacity development....

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Second Meeting on Cybercime Was Held to Enhance the Cooperation and Awareness Among the Relevant National Institutions

16-17 DECEMBER 2021 ISTANBUL

Following the first Coordination Meeting on Cybercrime that was held in the form of a hybrid event on 25th and 26th of October 2021 in Ankara, second Coordination Meeting on Cybercrime was held on 16-17 December 2021, in Istanbul in the form of a hybrid meeting with the participation of the...

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Time limit for submitting an application to the Court in Strasbourg reduced to four months

16 DECEMBER 2021 PODGORICA

As of 1 February 2022, the time limit for submitting an application to the European Court of Human Rights after the final national decision will be reduced to four months. That is one of the main novelties introduced by Protocol No. 15 to the European Convention on Human Rights, that entered into...

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Open Court Day for University Students at the Istanbul Courthouse

15 DECEMBER 2021 ISTANBUL

The second Open Court Day (in the Istanbul Courthouse) was held on 15 December 2021 for Faculty of Law students of Istanbul University, Bahçeşehir University and Marmara University, with the aim of increasing their knowledge regarding the functioning of the criminal justice system and citizen’s...

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Study Visit of a high-level delegation of Kosovo* to the Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights

13-14 DECEMBER 2021 STRASBOURG

High level delegation from Kosovo* (Ombudsperson, President of Supreme Court, Chief Prosecutor, Chairperson of the Judicial Council, Chairperson of Prosecutorial Council, Deputy Ombudsperson, and team of the National Preventive Mechanism against Torture) has visited Council of Europe and the...

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Launch of a new comparative study on custody and pre-trial detention in five selected Council of Europe member states

13 DECEMBER 2021 ANKARA

The protection of human rights in custody and pre-trial detention lies at the core of the European Convention on Human Rights. It is also a key commitment under Turkey’s Action Plan on Human Rights (2021-2023), in particular Goal 5.2, which foresees a series of measures towards “Raising standards...

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Strengthening the Capacity of Bar Associations and Lawyers on European Human Rights Standards Project organised its international conference

10-11 DECEMBER 2021 ANKARA

The International Conference of the EU-Council of Europe Joint Project “Strengthening the Capacity of Bar Associations and Lawyers on European Human Rights Standards” was conducted on 10-11 December 2021 in a hybrid format, where the opening speeches were delivered by the Head of Ankara Programme...

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“How to protect family from domestic violence”: Human Rights Day marked in Montenegro

10 DECEMBER 2021 PODGORICA

The conference "How to protect the family from domestic violence" was organised on 10 December for marking the International Human Rights Day by the Ombudsperson’s Institution, NGO Civic Alliance, Council of Europe and the EU Delegation to Montenegro with the supported by the action “Improving...

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Council of Europe supports the initial training of judges in Bosnia and Herzegovina

7-8 DECEMBER 2021 SARAJEVO

Two trainings on legal reasoning and legal drafting of court decisions were organised in December within the initial training of judges and prosecutors. The workshop for criminal cases was organised on 7 - 8 December 2021 in Čardaci and for civil cases on 20-21 in Banjaluka for 17 newly...

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The State Bureau of Investigation looks forward to further cooperation with the CoE

1-2 December 2021 Strasbourg, France

The delegation of the State Bureau of Investigation (the SBI) spearheaded by the Deputy Director met CoE institutions during a working visit to Strasbourg. "We highly value support provided to the SBI by the CoE and while we admit there is a number of challenges to overcome on the way to our...

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Council of Europe together with the OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina helps improve legal certainty and equality of citizens before the law

06 DECEMBER 2021 SARAJEVO

Council of Europe organised a roundtable discussion on the harmonisation of case law and judicial practice for senior judges in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), on 6 December 2021 in Sarajevo. The event was aimed at improving legal certainty and equality of citizens before the law. It was organized...

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Deadline for submission of tenders: 2 January 2022

Call for Tenders for the provision of services related to digitalisation (CEJJ, Tunisia)

06 DECEMBER 2021 STRASBOURG

Within the framework of the EU/CoE joint programme "Improving the functioning, performance and access to justice in Tunisia" (AP-JUST), the Council of Europe is implementing project activities aimed at the specific objective of selection, indexation and digitalisation of the caselaw of Tunisian...

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