The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice

Measuring performance of judicial systems and Courts

This file is based on a  study session organised by the CEPEJ on 7 and 8 December 2011. 

Note: The documents conserved their origial oral form as presented during the 14th CEPEJ plenary meeting on 9 and 10 December 2009 in Strasbourg.



Funding of the court system (Moderator: Georg Stawa)


Summary of the workshop




Judicial and non judicial staff (Moderator: Stéphane Leyenberger)


Summary of the workshop


- various categories of judges
- organisation of the staff attached to judges and prosecutors
- disciplinary measures against judges and prosecutors




Case flow management (Moderator: Jacques Bühler)


Summary of the workshop





Evaluation of the court and judge activity (Moderator: Frans Van der Doelen)


Plenary session: summing up of the discussions in workshops


Powerpoint presentation



Plenary session: Monitoring and evaluation as new ways of judicial governance
by Daniela Piana, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Bologna (Italy)


Powerpoint presentation

Appendix: MEDEL (Magistrats européens pour la Démocratie et les Libertés) contribution to the study session

Presentation (in French)