Horizontal Facility logoThe main partners and beneficiaries of the Project are judges, prosecutors and legal advisors, Academy for Training of Judges and Prosecutors, Constitutional Court, Ministry of Justice, Ombudsperson Institution, Supreme Court.

The main aim is to contribute to the efforts of the “former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”* to strengthen the capacities of legal professionals to safeguard human rights and combat ill-treatment and impunity.

 

The following results are expected:

  • in-house capacity of the Academy for Training of Judges and Prosecutors to deliver human rights trainings to judges and prosecutors is strengthened and sustainable;
  • judges and legal advisors of the national courts are able to better apply European human rights standards in their daily work;
  • judges and prosecutors better interpret and apply the provisions of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) case law;
  • the Constitutional Court is able to more effectively apply European human rights standards to individual complaints;
  • the capacity of the Academy for Training of Judges and Prosecutors to train legal professionals on combating ill-treatment and impunity is strengthened;
  • the capacity of legal professionals to combat ill-treatment and impunity in line with the ECHR and the ECtHR case law is enhanced.
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Closing of the project “Increasing judicial capacity to safeguard human rights and combat ill-treatment and impunity”

29 May 2018 Skopje

On 29 May 2018 in Skopje a final event has been organised to close the successful implementation of the project activities and achieving tangible results which aim at supporting judicial capacity to better safeguard human rights and combat ill-treatment and impunity. This project succeeded in...

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Regional exchange of good practices on harmonization of nation jurisprudence in Skopje

11-13 April 2018 Skopje

A three day Regional Conference on Harmonization of court practice and alignment with the European Court of Human Rights case law was organized from 11 to 13 April 2018 in Skopje. Representatives from “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and...

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Study visit for Macedonian Judicial delegation to the Judiciary of England and Wales

27 February-1 March 2018 London

A three-day study visit to the Judiciary of England and Wales was organised in London for a group of eight judges and prosecutors aiming to exchange good practices towards better interpretation and implementation of the provisions of the European Convention on Human Rights (the Convention) and...

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As of 12 February 2019, the official name of the country changed to North Macedonia.