Support to the Judicial Reform in Georgia
18 May 2020 15:34:00
Supporting the Constitutional Court of Georgia to further improve its Case Management System during COVID -19 crisisBatumi, Georgia 18 May 2020
With the support of the European Union and the Council of Europe, the Constitutional Court of...
10 Nov 2019 12:50:00
What ethical constraints apply for advocates on social media and how their dialogue with judges can be facilitated-Lawyers from more than 20 countries discuss modern challenges of the profession8 November 2019
The annual International Conference of Advocates took place in Tbilisi, Georgia on 8 November...
23 Oct 2019 13:45:00
Why women judges are underrepresented in the management of the common courts in Georgia – the Council of Europe has published a studyTbilisi, Georgia 23 October 2019
On 23 October Council of Europe presented the results of its study on “The main factors...
- To support the implementation of the Judicial Reform Strategy
- To contribute to an improved functioning of the judiciary in Georgia, in line with Council of Europe standards of judicial independence, transparency, accountability and efficiency
- Through the provision of legal expertise, networking and exchange of best practices with Council of Europe consultative and expert bodies and its Member States
- In partnership with the national authorities and in close cooperation with other stakeholders, such as independent experts, civil society organisations, academia and international organisations supporting judicial reforms in Georgia
- Through a tailored approach to knowledge, skills and capacity improvement
- By building the ownership through the institutionalisation of the changes promoted
- The budget for the project is 1,550,000 Euros.
- The project is funded by voluntary contributions of Bulgaria, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Latvia, Norway, Slovakia and Sweden to support the implementation of the Council of Europe Action plan for Georgia 2016-2019.
- Expert assessments, opinions and recommendations on the legal and institutional framework governing the judiciary, as well as country-specific studies and publications
- Workshops, training sessions, conferences and study visits
- Peer-to-peer dialogue and, consultations and round-table meetings
- Translation and dissemination of recommendations, opinions and other relevant documents issued by Council of Europe bodies
- All activities aspire to be conducted through a Human Rights Based Approach, including gender and minorities rights mainstreaming, with recommendations for implementation.
- The High Council of Justice, its members and staff
- The Parliament and its Legal Committee
- The Supreme Court
- The Ministry of Justice
- Judges and court staff
- The Georgian Bar Association and its members
- Court users
- The project runs from 1 April 2017 through 30 November 2019
The project is implemented by the Council of Europe’s Legal Cooperation Division of the Justice and Legal Cooperation Department, Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law together with the Council of Europe Office in Georgia.
Senior Project Officer