Peer-to-peer exchange between Turkish and Russian authorities

Sharing experience and challenges in dealing with ill-treatment allegations

22 - 24 May 2019 Moscow

A three-day visit to Moscow for an exchange of experience was organised for a group of fourteen representatives of the Ministry of Justice and members of the judiciary of Turkey. During the visit they met their Russian colleagues from the General Prosecutor’s Office, the Supreme Court, the...

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International Conference and closing ceremony under the framework of the project “Improving the Effectiveness of Investigation of Allegations of Ill-treatment and Combating Impunity” in Turkey

2-3 May 2019 Ankara

The closing of the Council of Europe Project on “Improving the Effectiveness of Investigation of Allegations of Ill-treatment and Combating Impunity” was marked with two subsequent events: The International conference on perspectives and challenges in dealing with ill-treatment allegations of...

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Fourth Round-Table and Consultation meeting with the Union of Turkish Bar Associations

25-26 March 2019 Ankara

The fourth and last thematic round-table took place on 26 March 2019 in Ankara. The round table meeting gathered 52 participants, including representatives and inspectors from the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Justice, the Council of Judges and Prosecutors,...

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Third Round-table Meeting on Deterrence of Ill-treatment Through Criminal Justice Responses and Combating Impunity and Consultation Meeting with Civil Society Organisations

29-30 January 2019 Ankara

The third thematic round-table took place on 29 January 2019 in Ankara. The round table meeting gathered 40 participants, including judges and prosecutors from the first instance courts, the Regional Court of Appeals, the Court of Cassation, the Constitutional Court, representatives of the...

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First Cascade Training on Prohibition of Ill-treatment and Combating Impunity

18-19 January 2019 Ankara

The first training for twenty judges and prosecutors on the prohibition of ill-treatment and combating impunity took place on 18-19 January 2019 in Ankara, Turkey, in partnership with Ministry of Justice. The training was successfully delivered by the national trainers, who were trained under the...

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Round-table Meeting on Medical and Forensic Expert Reports and Investigation of Ill-treatment Allegations

20-21 December 2018 Istanbul

The second round-table meeting under the Project on “Improving the Effectiveness of Investigation of Allegations of Ill-Treatment and Combatting Impunity in Turkey” took place on 20-21 December 2018 in Istanbul. The meeting gathered 40 participants, including medical doctors (physicians and...

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Study Visit for Turkish Judges and Prosecutors

17-18 December 2018 Strasbourg

A two-day study visit to the Council of Europe was organised for a group of 14 judges and prosecutors aiming at enhancing their knowledge on the European Court of Human Rights’ standards concerning effective investigation against ill-treatment allegations. In particular the study visit...

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International Workshop in Ankara, Challenges in Investigating Ill-Treatment and Responsibilities of Relevant Stakeholders

26-27 October 2018 Ankara

The first international workshop on challenges in investigating ill-treatment and responsibilities of relevant stakeholders took place on 26 and 27 October 2018 in Ankara in the framework of the Project on “Improving the Effectiveness of Investigation of Allegations of Ill-Treatment and...

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Training of Trainers on Prohibition of Ill-treatment and Combating Impunity in Turkey

24-28 September 2018 Antalya

A training of trainers on prohibition of ill-treatment and combating impunity took place on 24-28 September 2018 in Antalya, Turkey in the framework of the Project on “Improving the Effectiveness of Investigation of Allegations of Ill-Treatment and Combatting Impunity in Turkey”. The training...

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Round-table Meeting on Role of Public Prosecution in Efficient Investigation of Allegations of Ill Treatment

13 July 2018 Ankara

The first round-table Meeting under the Project on “Improving the Effectiveness of Investigation of Allegations of Ill-Treatment and Combatting Impunity in Turkey” took place on 12-13 July 2018 in Ankara. The meeting gathered 41 participants, including judges and public prosecutors from Ankara,...

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Launching the Project on Improving the Effectiveness of Investigation of Allegations of Ill-Treatment and Combatting Impunity in Turkey

27 February 2018 Ankara

The launching ceremony of the Project on Improving the Effectiveness of Investigation of Allegations of Ill-Treatment and Combatting Impunity took place on 27 February 2018 in Ankara. The ceremony gathered approximately 270 representatives from various stakeholders involved in the fight against...

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