The main stakeholders in the project are (in alphabetic order): Constitutional Court, Government Agent before the European Court of Human Rights, High Judicial Council, Judicial Academy, Law Faculty of the University of Belgrade, Ministry of European Integrations, Ministry of Justice, Republic Public Prosecutor’s Office, State Prosecutorial Council, Supreme Court of Cassation.

The main objectives of the Action are:

  • Improving national mechanisms for the consistent application of the European Convention on Human Rights and case law of the European Court of Human Rights, as well as the national judicial practice;
  • Fostering the national implementation of European human rights standards, including the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights.

The following results are expected:

  • Reinforced capacity of legal professionals, including judges, prosecutors, lawyers and legal assistants, to apply the provisions of the European Convention on Human Rights and the European Court of Human Rights case law and to adequately address human right violations identified by the European Court of Human Rights;
  • Strengthened case law departments in courts of all levels, capable to preventively identify potential violations;
  • Secured horizontal dialogue between Serbian courts on contentious legal issues;
  • Strengthened mechanism for the execution of judgements of the European Court of Human Rights in relation to Serbia; strengthened office of the Government’s Agent before the Court

 

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24-26 June 2020 Serbia

The first training-of-trainers (ToT) on HELP methodology, with focus on the course of the European Programme on Human Rights Educations for Legal Professionals (HELP) Admissibility criteria in applications submitted to the European Court of Human Rights, was organised online on 24-26 June for...

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The Judicial Academy of Serbia includes in compulsory training programme the HELP course Introduction to the European Convention on Human Rights and the European Court of Human Rights launched in Serbian

27 April 2020 Belgrade

50 trainees of the tenth generation of the Judicial Academy of the Republic of Serbia have started the Council of Europe Council of Europe HELP course Introduction to the European Convention on Human Rights and European Court of Human Rights. This year the course has been listed as compulsory in...

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Updated Council of Europe HELP course Introduction to the European Convention on Human Rights and the European Court of Human Rights, with new module on execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights

31 March 2020 Strasbourg

An updated version of the most popular Council of Europe HELP course, the course Introduction to the European Convention on Human Right and the European Court of Human Rights was produced in co-operation with the action "Strengthening the effective legal remedies to human rights violations in...

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