Strengthening the application of the European Convention on Human Rights and the case law of the European Court of Human Rights in Armenia
The main partners and beneficiaries of the Project were the Court of Cassation, the Justice Academy, the Ministry of Justice as well as judges from the Court of Cassation and lower courts, prosecutors, judicial servants, trainers from the Justice Academy, staff of the Department for Relations with the European Court of Human Rights of the Ministry of Justice.
The main objective of the Project was to improve the effective implementation of European human rights standards in Armenia.
The following outputs were delivered and results achieved:
- the capacity of the Court of Cassation to ensure a harmonised application of European human rights standards at national level was strengthened;
- the training capacity of the Justice Academy on human rights as well as the knowledge and skills of judges, prosecutors and judicial servants to apply European human rights standards in their daily work were enhanced;
- the capacity of the Ministry of Justice, in particular its Department for Relations with the European Court of Human Rights, to ensure the application of European human rights standards at national level was strengthened.
A follow-up was ensured through the EU/CoE Programmatic cooperation framework, with a new project on supporting the criminal justice reform and the fight against ill-treatment and impunity (with the Ministry of Justice and the Justice Academy). Another action with the judiciary was developed.
DataLex, an online database that provides real-time information regarding court cases in Armenia was developed within the framework of the Project on “Strengthening the application of the ECHR and the case-law of the ECtHR” funded by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and implemented by the...
The Council of Europe has organised a five-day training for the judicial servants of the Court of Cassation and the Human Rights Promotion Unit that was established in the Judicial Department with the support of the Council of Europe to provide judges of the Court of Cassation with timely and...
Improving the knowledge and skills of the judges and judicial assistants of the Civil and Administrative Chamber of the Court of Cassation on Article 6 of the European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR) and Article 1 of Protocol No 1 to the ECHR was the main objective of the two-day seminar...