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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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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Open Court Day for University Students in Ankara West Courthouse

24 NOVEMBER 2021 ANKARA

The first Open Court Day (in the Ankara West Courthouse) was held on 29 November 2021 for the Faculty of Law students of Ankara University, Bilkent University and Hacı Bayram Veli University, with the aim of increasing their knowledge regarding the functioning of the criminal justice system and...

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Online HELP Kick-off Meeting

Presentations on three HELP courses: Procedural safeguards in criminal proceedings and victims’ rights, reasoning of criminal judgements and alternative measures

15 OCTOBER 2021 ANKARA

The HELP Kick-off Meeting was held online on 15 October 2021 to announce the launching of the tutored HELP Courses on Procedural safeguards in criminal proceedings and victims' rights; Reasoning of criminal judgements; Alternative measures to detention, which are translated and adapted within the...

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Inclusive dialogue and discussion with representatives of the judiciary in Turkey on development of practical Guides related to procedural safeguards in criminal proceedings

23 - 24 SEPTEMBER 2021 ANKARA

On 23 and 24 September 2021 a working group meeting on the Guide on Reasonable Suspicion; Grounds for Detention and Alternative Measures and the Guide on Procedural Safeguards in Pre-Trial Detention Proceedings was organised in a hybrid meeting format. Representatives of the Court of Appeals,...

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Working Group Meeting Organised on Reasonable Suspicion Guide

07 JULY 2021 ANKARA

Working Group meeting on the guide on reasonable suspicion; grounds for detention and Alternative measures has been organised in hybrid format on 7 July 2021. Heads of Criminal Chambers at Courts of Appeal, prosecutors and representatives from the Ministry of Justice, Directorate General of...

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HELP training of trainers organised

24-25 June 2021 Ankara

The Council of Europe Programme Office in Ankara has organised an online HELP training of trainers of the Justice Academy of Turkey on 24-25 June 2021. The online training started with opening remarks by Mr Muhittin Özdemir, President of the Justice Academy of Turkey, Eva Pastrana, Head of the...

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Training of Trainers on Criminal Justice for Justice Academy of Turkey

15 March and 26 March 2021 Ankara

The Council of Europe Programme Office in Ankara has launched face-to-face training of trainers under the project “Strengthening the Criminal Justice System and the Capacity of Justice Professionals on Prevention of the European Convention on Human Rights Violations in Turkey.” Two...

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Online training on Countering Online Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

23-25 February 2021 Ankara

Webinars, online meetings, remote working models, online friendships, and online networking. Everything is just a click away now. While we strive to adapt ourselves to the new era of digitalisation, our children are born into it with pure innocence and vulnerability. So, the question is whether...

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Webinar “Online Court Hearings”

14 December 2020 Ankara

Webinar on “Online Court Hearings” was organised on 14 December 2020. It gathered more than 140 participants, including but not limited to the representatives from the Ministry of Justice, (Directorate General of Criminal Affairs, Human Rights Department, Directorate General for the EU and...

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Working Group Meeting on Procedural Safeguards related to combating the financing of terrorism was organised online on 26 October 2020

26 October 2020 Ankara

Ministry of Justice representatives (General Directorate of Criminal Affairs and General Directorate of Foreign Affairs and EU); representatives from the first instance courts, Regional Court of Appeal and the Court of Cassation; Turkish police representatives; MASAK (Financial Intelligence...

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Legislation and Policy Working Group Meeting on Pre-trial Detention and Procedural Safeguards

19 October 2020 Ankara

The first meeting of Legislation and Policy Working Group was organised online through a videoconferencing platform on 19 October 2020 with a focus on pre-trial detention and procedural safeguards. First instance and higher court judges, prosecutors and representatives of some departments of the...

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Webinar: “Lawfulness of pre-trial detention and its alternatives in criminal proceedings”

5 October 2020 Ankara

On 5 October 2020, the third online exchange was conducted on lawfulness of pre-trial detention and alternative measures. It has targeted around 85 participants: Representatives of the Ministry of Justice (Directorate General of Criminal Affairs, Human Rights Department, Directorate General for...

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Online training on preparation, evaluation and reporting of achievement tests/exams

18, 19 and 25 June 2020 Ankara

An online training on Preparation, Evaluation and Reporting of Achievement Tests/Exams was conducted on 18, 19 and 25 June 2020, for trainer judges and experts of Measurement and Evaluation Centre of the Justice Academy of Turkey (JAT) and the project’s experts. The training enabled exchanges...

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Webinar: “Reasoning of judgments in criminal proceedings in the scope of the right to fair trial”

24 June 2020 Ankara

On 24 June 2020 the second online exchange of the project was conducted on reasoning of judgments in criminal proceedings in the scope of the right to fair trial. The webinar has targeted around 100 participants: representatives of the Ministry of Justice, Directorate General for Criminal...

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Webinar: “Combating the financing of terrorism – Standards and practices”

9 June 2020 Ankara

On 9 June 2020 the first online exchange on combating financing of terrorism in Turkey was organised with participation of representatives of the Ministry of Justice, Directorate General of Criminal Affairs, prosecutors from different provinces dealing with the cases on financing of terrorism,...

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Working Group Meeting for the Development of Training Module

12-13 March 2020 Ankara

The first meeting of the Working Group for the Development of Training Module on “Prosecution Practices” within the scope of the Joint Project on Strengthening the Criminal Justice System and the Capacity of Justice Professionals on Prevention of the European Convention on Human Rights Violations...

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Round Table Meeting: Challenges in Fighting Cybercrime Effectively while Ensuring Procedural Safeguards

26-27 February 2020 Izmir

The first regional round table meeting on challenges in fighting cybercrime effectively while ensuring procedural safeguards was organised within the Joint Project on Strengthening the Criminal Justice System and the Capacity of Justice Professionals on Prevention of the European Convention on...

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Second Needs Assessment Mission on Training in the field of Criminal Justice System Took Place in Izmir and Ankara

6-8 January 2020 Izmir - Ankara

The second meeting of the working group for the assessment of training needs was organised between 6-8 January 2020, in Izmir and Ankara, within the framework of the Joint Project on the Strengthening the Criminal Justice System and the Capacity of Justice Professionals on Prevention of the...

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Second Needs Assessment on Criminal Justice System Legislation Took Place in İstanbul

17-20 December 2019 Istanbul

The second meeting of the working group for the assessment of legislative needs was organised between 17 and 20 December 2019, in Istanbul, within the framework of the Joint Project on the Strengthening the Criminal Justice System and the Capacity of Justice Professionals on Prevention of the...

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