HELP Network Conference, 4-5 July 2024

2024 HELP Network Conference

4-5 July 2024 Strasbourg, France

2024 HELP Network Conference held in Strasbourg marks Programme’s 20th anniversary On 4 and 5 July 2024, the Council of Europe Programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) held its 2024 Network Conference under the auspices of the Lithuanian Presidency of the Council of...

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2024 HELP Network Conference

4-5 July 2024 Strasbourg, France

Council of Europe’s HELP Programme celebrates its 20 anniversary, the 2024 Annual Network Conference takes stock of its achievements and explores avenues for the future (4-5 July 2024, Strasbourg) This year marks the 20th Anniversary of HELP and it will be an occasion to look back at what has...

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Summer School - The European System of Human Rights Protection - ECHR, 1.-12. July 2024 at Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder)

  This Summer School will deal in detail specifically with the European system for the protection of human rights. Although there are numerous summer schools and other special study programs within Europe on the human rights protection, this school concentrates on an integrated treatment of the...

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Over 350 university representatives from Ukraine meet online to discuss the Strategy for the Implementation of the Council of Europe HELP Courses into the Ukrainian educational process

18 June 2024 Online

On 18 June, the Council of Europe Project "HELP (Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals) for Ukraine, including during wartime", in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the Commission for Legal Education and Awareness, presented the Strategy for the...

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EU-ECHR Interplay: Council of Europe HELP course launched for judges and prosecutors from Romania and Lithuania

17-18 June 2024 Vilnius, Lithuania

On 17 and 18 June 2024 over 70 judges and prosecutors from Lithuania and Romania attended two separate launch seminars, organised for their respective countries, of the Council of Europe HELP course on Introduction to Human Rights Protection in Europe – the Interplay between the ECHR and the EU...

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HELP course on International Cooperation in Criminal Matters for prosecutors of the Higher Court of Belgrade, Serbia completed

10 June 2024 Belgrade, Serbia

The HELP course on International Cooperation in Criminal Matters was completed with 92% success rate for 24 prosecutors from the Special Courts for Organised Crime and War Crimes in Belgrade, Serbia. The course was implemented through cooperation of two CoE projects "Preventing money laundering...

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Updated course on Combating Hate Speech now available on the HELP e-learning platform

06 June 2024 Strasbourg, France

Ahead of the first Council of Europe No Hate Speech Week taking place from 17 to 20 June 2024 in Strasbourg, an updated course on Combating Hate Speech is available on the Council of Europe’s European Programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) online platform. This new...

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Combating Trafficking in Human Beings: Council of Europe HELP course launched for EU judges and prosecutors

3-4 June 2024 Strasbourg, France

On 3 and 4 June 2024 thirty judges and prosecutors from 15 EU Member States attended the launch of the Council of Europe HELP course on Combating Trafficking in Human Beings. The event was held in Strasbourg, France and it was organised by the Council of Europe in the framework of the EU-CoE...

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Justice professionals start training on CPT Standards in Spain and Romania

May 2024 Madrid and Bucharest

The Council of Europe Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) Programme launched the online tutored course focused on the standards of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) for legal professionals from Spain. This...

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HELP course on Combating Hate Speech launched in Bulgaria

28 May 2024 Sofia, Bulgaria

On 28 May 2024, the Council of Europe Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) Programme, and the Roma and Travellers Unit of the Council of Europe, in partnership with the Bulgarian National Institute of Justice, launched the HELP course focusing on combating hate speech. The launch...

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