Increasing judicial capacity to safeguard human rights and combat ill-treatment and impunity “CAPI”
14 Jul 2017 10:16:00Ohrid 3 July 2017
A five-day long “Training of Trainers” on Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights...
27 Sep 2017 16:42:00Struga, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 11-15 September 2017
A five-day “Training of Trainers” on Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)...
26 Apr 2017 10:44:00Ohrid 26 April 2017
A two-day event on harmonisation of the domestic courts practice in relation to the European...
This Action is co-funded by the European Union and the Council of Europe as part of the “Horizontal Facility for Western Balkan and Turkey” (Horizontal Facility) and is implemented by the Council of Europe. Through the implementation of this Action, the Council of Europe aims to assist the authorities in overcoming the identified shortcomings and practical deficiencies related to training by conducting a needs assessment and developing a comprehensive training curriculum for judges, prosecutors and other legal professionals, and for Constitutional Court judges on selected thematic areas of the European Convention on Human Rights. The Council of Europe will implement the Action in close cooperation and partnership with the Academy for Judges and Public Prosecutors “Pavel Shatev”, the Constitutional Court, the Ministry of Justice ( the Office of the Government Agent before the European Court of Human Rights), the Supreme Court, the Appellate Courts and the Ombudsman Institution.
The overall objective of the Action is to contribute to domestic efforts to strengthen the capacities of legal professionals to safeguard human rights and combat ill-treatment and impunity.
Outputs and expected results
Outcome 1: Improve the capacities of the judiciary to apply and safeguard European human rights standards
- Strengthened and sustainable in-house capacity of the Academy for Training of Judges and Prosecutors to deliver human rights training to Judges and Prosecutors
- Judges and prosecutors better interpret and apply the provisions of the ECHR and the ECtHR case law
- The Constitutional Court is able to more effectively apply European human rights standards to individual complaints
Outcome 2: Improve the capacities of the judiciary to combat more effectively ill-treatment and impunity.
- Strengthened capacity of the Academy for Training of Judges and Prosecutors to train legal professionals on combating ill-treatment and impunity
- Enhanced capacity of legal professionals to combat ill-treatment and impunity in line with the ECHR and the ECtHR case law
This webpage has been produced using funds of a joint project between the European Union and the Council of Europe. The views expressed herein can in no way be taken to reflect the official opinion of the European Union.
- Duration: 18 months (from 1 December 2016 to 31 May 2018)
- Closed as of: 31 May 2018
- Beneficiaries/Partners: Academy for Training of Judges and Prosecutors, Constitutional Court, Ministry of Justice, Ombudsperson Institution, Supreme Court, OSCE Mission in Skopje
- Funding: The European Union and the Council of Europe
- Budget: 700,000 EUR