Council of Europe Project “Support to the implementation of the judicial reform in Ukraine”

Call for tender for provision of international expertise

Deadline for applications: 31 August 2019 Ukraine

Call for tender on purchase of international consultants services for the Council of Europe Project “Support to the implementation of the judicial reform in Ukraine” The Council of Europe Project “Support to the implementation of the judicial reform in Ukraine” is launching a tender procedure for...

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Projects in Turkey on “Improving the Effectiveness of the Administrative Judiciary and Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of the Council of State”

2 calls for consultancy services

Deadline for applications: 8 July 2019. Turkey

The Council of Europe is currently looking for international and national consultants with a particular expertise on Administrative Law and justice and effectiveness of justice system in order to support the implementation of the project on “Improving the Effectiveness of the Administrative...

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Strengthening the institutional capacity of the Court of Cassation in Turkey

Launching conference on the Project “Strengthening the institutional capacity of the Court of Cassation“

20 and 21 June 2019 Ankara, Turkey

A conference and a workshop to launch the project “Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of the Court of Cassation” is planned to take place in Ankara on 20 and 21 June 2019. The project, jointly funded by the European Union and the Council of Europe, is envisaged to last three years. Its main...

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EU/CoE Joint Project: Improving the Effectiveness of the Administrative Judiciary and Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of the Council of State in Turkey

CLOSED: Calls for tenders (national consultants on communication, gender and evaluation)

DEADLINE: 17 June 2019 Turkey

The Council of Europe is currently implementing a Project on “Improving the Effectiveness of the Administrative Judiciary and Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of the Council of State” in Turkey. In this context the Council of Europe is seeking to recruit a maximum of 3 national...

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Directives anticipées ayant trait à l’incapacité

La polémique suscitée par le cas de Vincent Lambert en France montre combien il importe de prendre des dispositions de protection en cas d’incapacité future, au moyen des directives anticipées. Il s’agit d’une mesure volontaire visant à se déterminer, lorsqu’encore en pleine mesure de le faire,...

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Comité européen de coopération juridique (CDCJ)

Réunion ad hoc sur les procédures de détermination de l’apatridie

11-12 juin 2019 Strasbourg, France

Une réunion ad hoc sur les procédures de détermination de l'apatridie s'est tenue au siège du Conseil de l'Europe à Strasbourg les 11 et 12 juin 2019. Cette réunion fait suite à la décision du Comité européen de coopération juridique (CDCJ) de procéder, en 2019, à un examen préliminaire des...

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Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of Court of Cassation

Kick-off: EU-COE Joint Project

27 May 2019 Ankara, Turkey

The kick-off the EU-COE Joint Project “Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of Court of Cassation” took place in Ankara On 27 May 2019, the kick-off of the EU-COE Joint Project “Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of Court of Cassation” took place in Ankara. The representatives of the...

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Support to the Judicial Reform in Georgia

Sharing Recommendations and the Best Practices on Confidential Counselling

15 April 2019 Tbilisi, Georgia

On 15 April 2019, the judiciary and members of the High Council of Justice of Georgia were introduced to Council of Europe standards and national best practices on confidential counselling for judges, during a meeting organised within the framework of the Accountability Working Group 2017-2021...

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Horizontal Facility: North macedonia - Support to legal aid reforms

Fourth cascade training on changes of the free legal aid system in North Macedonia

18-19 April 2019 Gevgelija, North Macedonia

Fourteen participants, comprised of staff members of regional offices of the Ministry of Justice, authorised civil society organisations and attorneys had an opportunity to learn about the changes in the free legal aid system to be introduced by a new Law on Free Legal Aid at a cascade training...

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Support to the implementation of the judicial reform in Ukraine

Opinion of the Council of Europe on the procedure of the selection of judges to the Supreme Court

OPINION OF THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE ON THE PROCEDURE OF THE SELECTION OF JUDGES TO THE SUPREME COURT (October 2017 – February 2018) An expert evaluation carried out by the Council of Europe project “Support to the implementation of the judicial reform in Ukraine” of the competition procedures to the...

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Horizontal Facility: Montenegro - Accountability of the Judicial System

Sharing knowledge and experience with peers and learning from best practices

8-9 April 2019 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

A working visit of the representatives of the Secretariats of the Judicial and Prosecutorial Councils of Montenegro to the High Judicial and Prosecutorial Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina (HJPC) took place on 8-9 April 2019 in Sarajevo. The aim of the visit was to further support development of...

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Horizontal Facility: Montenegro - Accountability of the Judicial System

Implementation of the Code of Ethics for judges and state prosecutors

2-3 April 2019 Kolasin, Montenegro

Nearly a hundred trainee magistrates from all courts and state prosecutor`s offices in Montenegro were involved in the training sessions on the implementation of the Codes of Ethics for Judges and Prosecutors, held on 2-3 April 2019 in Kolasin, Montenegro. Trainees passed the entry exam to the...

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Support to the Judicial Reform in Georgia

Court Managers’ Forum

29-30 March 2019 Lopota, Kakheti, Georgia.

The second Court managers’ forum was held on 29-30 March gathering all 29 court managers and other relevant judicial staff. The platform of the forum was established in September 2018 aiming to create a strong network of all the acting court managers in Georgia and to implement needs-based...

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Horizontal Facitity: Republic of North Macedonia - Support to legal aid reforms

Trainings on changes in the free legal aid system in the Republic of North Macedonia

11-12 /14-15 March 2019 Ohrid and Strumica, Republic of North Macedonia

Thirty staff members of regional offices of the Ministry of Justice had an opportunity to learn about the changes in the free legal aid system to be introduced by a new Law on Free Legal Aid during two cascade training sessions that took place in Ohrid on 11-12 March and Strumica 14-15 March,...

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Horiontal Facility: Republic of North Macedonia - Support to legal aid reforms

Third cascade training on changes of the free legal aid system in North Macedonia

8--9 April 2019 Tetovo, North Macedonia

Sixteen participants comprised of staff members of regional offices of the Ministry of Justice and authorised civil society organisations had an opportunity to learn about the changes in the free legal aid system to be introduced by a new Law on Free Legal Aid at a cascade training that took...

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Comité européen de coopération juridique

105ème réunion du CDCJ-BU

21-22 mars 2019 Strasbourg, France

Le Bureau du CDCJ a tenu sa 105e réunion à Strasbourg ( 21-22 mars 2019), joint par le rapporteur du CDCJ pour l’égalité entre les hommes et les femmes. Le représentant du Royaume Uni, membre du Bureau, n’a pas pu assister à la réunion.

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Support to the Judicial Reform in Georgia

Communication Workshop for the Georgian Bar Association

16-17 March 2019 Tbilisi, Georgia

The Council of Europe organised a two-day workshop on customer communication standards and training cycle management for the Georgian Bar Association on 16-17 March in Tbilisi. On 16 March the Council of Europe national expert overviewed the main standards of customer communication, main...

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Representatives of the judicial institutions of Montenegro visited the Council of Europe Headquarters in Strasbourg

Study visit to the Council of Europe headquarters

12-15 March 2019 Strasbourg, France

The representatives of the Judicial and Prosecutorial Councils and the Center for Training in Judiciary and State Prosecution Service who participated in the study visit to the Council of Europe headquarters in Strasbourg on 12-15 March 2019 are now more aware and familiar with the work of the...

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Supporting Ukraine in execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights

Events organised in Kyiv to support Ukraine in the execution of judgments

14-22 February 2019 Kyiv, Ukraine

On 14 – 22 February 2019, the Council of Europe Project "Supporting Ukraine in execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights" (the Project), which is funded by the Human Rights Trust Fund of the Council of Europe, organised and supported several events in Kyiv, Ukraine. On 14...

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Supporting Ukraine in execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights

First meeting of the Steering Committee

14 February 2019 Kyiv, Ukraine

On 14 February 2019, the first meeting of the Steering Committee of the Council of Europe Project "Supporting Ukraine in execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights" took place in Kyiv. The aim of the meeting was to discuss the results of the Project in 2018, as well as to...

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