2017 HELP Network Conference: "HELP for Friendly Justice"

20/06/2017 STRASBOURG, France

The annual HELP Network Conference took place on 19-20 June and was entitled “HELP for Friendly justice”, gathering over 130 participants representing training institutions for judges and prosecutors and Bar associations. The Conference of the Council of Europe Programme on Human Rights Education...

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First Launch of the Business & Human Rights Course in the UK

29/09/2016 London, UK

On Thursday 29th September 2016 at a seminar entitled “Business and Human Rights: Does your client know the cost of not knowing?”, the Council of Europe launched the HELP Business and Human Rights distance learning course in the United Kingdom The launch was sponsored by Mazars, Doughty Street...

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HELP Business & Human Rights Course: Upcoming Launch

02/09/2016 London, UK

The HELP Business and Human Rights Course will be launched in the United Kingdom at a high level launch event on the 29th September in conjunction with Doughty Street Chambers and Mazars. The unanimous adoption by the UN Human Rights Council in 2011 of the United Nations Guiding Principles...

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2016 HELP Annual Network Conference

17/06/2017 STRASBOURG, France

The annual HELP Network Conference took place this year on 16-17 June and was entitled “HELP, leading the way to case-law harmonisation”. After an inspiring speech from the Secretary General, Thorjbørn Jagland, who reminded our members of the growing importance of this “unique pan-european...

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2016 HELP Annual Network Conference - Save the Date

16/06/2016 Strasbourg, France

We are pleased to inform members of the HELP Network and our partners from other international associations of legal professionals that the Annual Conference 2016 will take place on 16-17 June in Strasbourg. This year the event will be focused on the topic "the Contribution of HELP in the...

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‘HELP in the 28’ Training of Trainers session

03/03/2016 Strasbourg, France

The first Training of Trainers (ToT) organised under the EU-funded Programme "HELP in the 28” was successfully organised on 3-4 March in Strasbourg. The purpose was to train future national tutors on the HELP methodology for legal professionals, including the use of new technologies such as...

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European seminar on data protection and privacy rights

02/06/2015 Bordeaux, France

The European seminar for legal professionals on data protection and privacy rights was held in Bordeaux on 2 June 2015. It was organised in the framework of the HELP in the 28 project, in co-operation with the Ecole Nationale de la Magistrature (ENM). The seminar was targeted at legal...

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Joint Start of the Bulgarian Edition of the HELP Course on Antidiscrimination for Magistrates and Lawyers

25/11/2015 Strasbourg, France

A kick-off meeting to the Bulgarian edition of the e-learning course on Anti-discrimination, developed under the Programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (the HELP Programme) of the Council of Europe (CoE), was organized on November 20th, 2015 at the National Institute of...

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Launch of the pilot distance-learning course on Business and Human Rights in Italy

18/11/2015 Florence, Italy

On 18th of November, the Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals Programme (the HELP Programme) in collaboration with the Scuala Superiore Della Magistratura of Italy, will launch the pilot online course “Business and Human Rights” for a mixed group of national judges, lawyers and...

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2015 Annual Focal and Info Point Meeting

04/11/2015 Strasbourg, France

Taking place on 6 November, this event is addressed to Focal Points (contact persons with National Training Institutions) and Info Points (contact persons with Bar Associations) in the 28 European Union member states. The general objective of the meeting is to examine the implementation of the...

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2015 HELP Annual Network Conference

05/06/2015 Strasbourg, France

The 2015 HELP annual Network Conference was focused on inter-professional challenges: “Interactions between legal and other professionals in human rights training”. It was organised under the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers’ Chairmanship of Bosnia and Herzegovina. At its opening, the...

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