Dialogue among judiciary on securing procedural safeguards in criminal proceedings

3-4 NOVEMBER 2022 MARDIN

On 3 and 4 November 2022, the first Coordination Meeting on Procedural Safeguards was held in Mardin with the participation of 41 representatives of relevant Turkish institutions. It included representative of the of the Ministry of Justice of Türkiye; Directorate General of Criminal Affairs,...

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Pilot Training and Meeting on Pre-Service Training Modules on Peace Judgeship

14 OCTOBER 2022 Justice Academy of Türkiye (JAT)

A pilot training and meeting on pre-service training modules on peace judgeship were carried out in October 2022 in the Justice Academy of Türkiye (JAT). The pre-service training module on Peace Judgeship was piloted at the premises of the JAT with the participation of 25 candidate judges. The...

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Turkish Judges and Prosecutors attend Study Visit to Belgium

3-5 OCTOBER 2022 BELGIUM

During the period of 3 to 5 October 2022, representatives of the Turkish Ministry of Justice and judges and prosecutors attended a tailored programme on combatting financing of terrorism in Belgium. The Delegation was headed by the Director General of Criminal Affairs of the Ministry of Justice,...

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Presentation of the Guide on Admissibility of Evidence for the Turkish Ministry of Justice

28 SEPTEMBER 2022 ONLINE

The Guide on Admissibility of Evidence developed jointly by national and international consultants was presented on 28 September 2022 to the members of the Working group under the Turkish Ministry of Justice. The Project’s Working Group on Procedural Safeguards gathered to discuss the Guide on...

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Platform for discussion among Turkish judiciary and other relevant institutions on combating terrorism financing

19-20 SEPTEMBER 2022 ANKARA

Two-day workshop on “Fight Against Financing of Terrorism While Ensuring Procedural Safeguards” was held in Ankara on 19 and 20 September 2022. Around 40 members of the judiciary, representatives from the Turkish Ministry of Justice, law-enforcement and other relevant financial institutions, as...

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Pilot Training of Fight against Financing of Terrorism Training Module and Cascade Trainings of In-Service Training Modules on Reasoning of Judgments and Right to Liberty and Security

21-22 JUNE 2022 ISTANBUL

Piloting of training module on fight against financing of terrorism was conducted in İstanbul on 21-22 June 2022 with participation of 29 judges. The training consisted of international standards on the topic, combined with national Turkish context and delivered through interactive approach....

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Cascade Trainings of In-Service Training Modules on Reasoning of Judgments and Right to Liberty and Security for Turkish Judges and Prosecutors Conducted

11-12 JUNE 2022 IZMIR

Cascade trainings of in-service training modules on reasoned judgements in criminal law and right to liberty and security (Article 5 of ECHR) were conducted on 11 - 12 June 2022 in İzmir with the participation of 106 judges and prosecutors. The training was conducted by experienced trainers of...

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Turkish Judges and Prosecutors exchanged with their peers during the Study Visit to Paris and the Council of Europe

16-20 MAY 2022 PARIS / STRASBOURG

During the period between 16 and 20 May 2022, representatives of the Turkish Ministry of Justice and judges and prosecutors attended a tailored programme on combatting cybercrime in France. The Delegation was headed by the Deputy Minister of Justice, Mr Yakup Moğul. In the first part of the visit...

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Piloting of In-Service Training Modules on Reasoning of Judgments and Right to Liberty and Security for Turkish Judges and Prosecutors Conducted

11-12 MAY 2022 ANKARA

In-service training modules on reasoned judgements and right to liberty and security was piloted on 11 - 12 May in Ankara with the participation of 85 judges and prosecutors. The training activity was opened with addresses by the Deputy Minister of Justice Mr Hasan Yılmaz, the President of the...

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Open Court Day for University Students at the Gaziantep Courthouse

01 APRIL 2022 GAZIANTEP

The sixth Open Court Day was held at the Gaziantep Courthouse on 1 April 2022 for Faculty of Law students of Gaziantep University and Hasan Kalyoncu University, with the aim of increasing their knowledge regarding the functioning of the criminal justice system and citizen’s rights. A group of 29...

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Meeting on Enhancing Cooperation and Awareness on Fight against Financing of Terrorism Among Relevant National Institutions Held

31 MARCH 2022 GAZIANTEP

On 31 March 2022, the first Coordination Meeting on Financing of Terrorism was held in Gaziantep in hybrid format with the participation of the representatives of relevant Turkish institutions (Ministry of Justice including the Heads of Departments of Directorate General of Criminal Affairs,...

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Training of Trainers on Criminal Justice organised for part-time and full-time trainers Justice Academy of Turkey

27-30 MARCH 2022 SAPANCA

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.” A 4-day training...

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Third Meeting on Enhancing Cooperation and Awareness on Cybercrime Among Relevant National Institutions

10-11 FEBRUARY 2022 IZMIR + ONLINE

On 10-11 February 2022, a third Coordination Meeting on Cybercrime was held in İzmir in hybrid format with the participation of the representatives of relevant Turkish institutions (Ministry of Justice including the Deputy Head of General Directorate of Criminal Affairs, Prosecutors, Judges,...

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Open Court Day for University Students at the İzmir Courthouse

09 FEBRUARY 2022 IZMIR

The third Open Court Day was held at the İzmir Courthouse on 9 February 2022 for Faculty of Law students of Dokuz Eylül University, İzmir Ekonomi University and Yaşar University, with the aim of increasing their knowledge regarding the functioning of the criminal justice system and citizen’s...

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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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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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