The participants to the 7th Conference on Judicial and Legal Reforms in Albania, jointly sponsored by the European Commission and the Council of Europe and held in Strasbourg on 3 May 2005 concluded that “the consolidation phase of the judicial system and the reinforcement of its credibility vis-à-vis the Albanian citizens still remains an essential priority on the agenda of the Albanian authorities. They encouraged the Albanian authorities to make all necessary efforts for ensuring a full citizens’ access to courts and also increasing the citizens’ confidence in the justice system”. The Albanian authorities acknowledge the need to improve the credibility of the judicial system for the citizens and their access to justice.
The overall objective of the Joint Programme wasto improve the efficiency of the judicial system through the improvement of the organisation and training of court administrators.
The project objective was to enable the administration of court to function effectively through a better management of cases by court administrators by ensuring that the following expected results are attained:
- Court administrators better organised and trained.
- Establishment of a permanent training for court administrators. Ensuring the sustainability of the training structure for court administrators.
Te target group of the project will be the court presidents, chancellors, chief secretaries, secretaries of judges, budget officers, archivists and other court administrative staff.
The local partners: Ministry of Justice; School of Magistrates; High Council of Justice; and the Albanian Courts.
- Strengthening Local Government Structures in Albania
- Horizontal Facility for Western Balkans and Turkey - Phase I
- Strengthening the Quality and Efficiency of Justice in Albania (SEJ2)
- Action against Economic Crime
- Fighting Bullying and Extremism in the Education System in Albania
- Preventing and Combating Discrimination on Grounds of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Albania
- Supporting Effective Domestic Remedies and Facilitating the Execution of ECtHR Judgments (D-REX)
- Enhancing the Protection of Human Rights of Prisoners in Albania
- Strengthening the Protection of National Minorities in Albania
- Reinforcing Judicial Expertise on Freedom of Expression and the Media in South-East Europe (JUFREX)
- Enhancing the Effectiveness of the Albanian System of Human Rights Protection and Anti-discrimination
- Strengthening Local Government Structures and Cooperation of Local Elected Representatives in Albania - Phase II
- Reinforcing Local and Regional Government Structures in Albania - Phase I
- Support to the Efficiency of Justice - SEJ
- Promoting Human Rights and Minority Protection in South East Europe
- Fight Against Discrimination Based of Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity
- Promoting Freedom of Expression and Information and Freedom of the Media in South-Eastern Europe
- Regional Support for Inclusive Education
- Project Against Corruption in Albania
- Excecution of ECHR's decisions
- Support to the Training of Court Administrators in Albania
- Data protection within the framework of the civil registry system of Albania
- Support to the Sustainability of the School of Magistrates
- PROSECO Project: Support to Prosecutor's Network in SEE
- Social support institutions throughout the Western Balkans Region