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Morocco takes part in the Civic Roundtable on forced migration and asylum

headline 10-11 July 2017 Strasbourg

Forced migration and asylum were the focus of the second edition of the Civil Roundtable, held on 10-11 July 2017 in Strasbourg. This is a forum which brings together young leaders from different European countries and alumni of the Council of Europe Network of Schools of Political Studies (SPS)...

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SNAC 2 trains Jordanian and Palestinian officials on offshore money laundering

10-12 July 2017 Strasbourg

The South Neighbourhood Anti-corruption Project (SNAC 2) trained 15 Palestinian and 5 Jordanian officials from the anti-corruption bodies and financial intelligence units on the financial investigation of offshore structures at a regional workshop held in Strasbourg on 10-12 July. The course used...

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Needs assessment mission and workshop on sequencing of anti-corruption priorities in Tunisia

6-7, 11 July 2017 Tunis

Experts from the South Neighbourhood Anti-corruption Project (SNAC 2) conducted a scoping mission to Tunisia on 6-7 July 2017 to identify priority areas for possible future cooperation which will ensure the sustainability of actions pursued so far. The mission highlighted needs for continued work...

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Capacity building on CEPEJ tools and showcasing of flagship pilot projects in Tunisia

4-5, 10-11 July 2017 Monastir, Djerba

The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) delivered three training seminars on civil mediation, alternatives to criminal prosecution and judicial communication to its six pilot courts in Tunisia from 4 to 6 July 2017 in Monastir. The seminars were organised jointly with the...

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Moroccan partners welcomed by the Armenian NPM in an intensive exchange visit

16-17 July 2017 Yerevan

Two members of the Moroccan National Council for Human Rights (CNDH) were placed on a study visit to the Human Rights Defender's Office of Armenia for a two-week long immersion in the operations of a typical Council of Europe member State National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) against torture. The...

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The Moroccan and Tunisian NPMs learn to develop an effective checklist for prison visits

3-7 July 2017 Rabat

From 3 to 7 July 2017, around 24 members of the Moroccan National Council for Human Rights (CNDH) together with a representative of the Tunisian National Authority for the Prevention of Torture (INPT) attended the third training module on the monitoring of torture and ill-treatment in places of...

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The Council of Europe holds a seminar on its key conventions in Israel

4-5 July 2017 Jerusalem

Within the framework of the South Programme II, the Council of Europe, in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel, organised a seminar on a selection of its core Conventions open to non-member States on 4-5 July 2017 in Jerusalem. The second of its kind*, the seminar is a...

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Tunisia: Study visit to the High Court of Strasbourg

29-30 June 2017 Strasbourg

Six members of the first instance court of Sidi Bouzid visited the high court of Strasbourg from 29-30 June 2017. The visit has allowed the Tunisian representatives to observe and reflect on the modern methods of court management, which are at the heart of the CEPEJ cooperation work with the...

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Southern Mediterranean partners attend the International Conference on Smuggling of Migrants

23 June 2017 Strasbourg

Representatives from Algeria, Israel, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia gathered with some 100 participants representing ministries of Council of Europe member States, civil society, international organisations, practitioners and academics at the Council of Europe’s Conference on Smuggling of Migrants...

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Southern Mediterranean partners discuss staff recruitment, training and development at the 22nd Conference of Directors of Prison and Probation Services

headline 20-21 June 2017 Lillestrøm

Moroccan, Tunisian and Jordanian representatives of prison and probation services joined their European counterparts and delegates of international organisations such as the United Nations and EuroPris at the 22nd Conference of Directors of Prison and Probation Services on 20-21 June 2017 in...

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