PCF mid-term results shared with diplomatic delegations in Strasbourg

20 January 2017 Strasbourg

Today the activities of the CoE/EU Programmatic Cooperation Framework for Eastern Partnership countries (PCF) were presented to the Permanent Representations and Observers to the Council of Europe. The PCF team had a stand during the Open Day of the Office of the Directorate General of Programmes...

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Georgia interested to identify the full depth and nature of issues related to pre-trial detention

11.01.2017 Tbilisi, Georgia

On 11 January, 2017, Council of Europe (CoE) in co-operation with the Ministry of Justice of Georgia presented the Assessment Tool on Pre-trial Detention which elaborates in detail the methodology for internally reviewing pretrial detention practice. The document offers a step by step methodology...

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Training on freedom of expression for Azerbaijani prosecutors and lawyers

20-21 December 2016 Baku

A two-day training session on Some Aspects of Freedom of Expression for prosecutors and advocates within the PCF Project on Freedom of Expression and Media Freedom in Azerbaijan took place on 20-21 December 2016 in Baku. The main aim of the training was to raise awareness on CoE and ECHR...

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Support to the Moldova Bar Association: closing round table

22 December 2016 Chisinau

On 21 December, the "Support to the Moldovan Bar Association" Component organised a round table for the evaluation of its implementation. Representatives of the Bar Council, committees, Young Lawyers Association, Women Lawyers Association and the Bar's Secretary General evaluated the results of...

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New Police Code of Ethics for Georgian Policemen

21 December 2016 Tbilisi

The Code of Police Ethics (Recommendation Rec(2001)10 of the Committee of Ministers to Member States on the European Code of Police Ethics) is an important document for every Police Service that highlights the basic values and principles that the members of the Service should adhere to in the...

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Impact of HELP Programme among Moldovan Lawyers

20 December 2016 Chisinau

The joint Council of Europe/EU "Support to the Moldovan Bar Association" Component, organised jointly with the Council of Europe Human Rights Education for Legal Professions (HELP) Programme, a workshop to promote HELP among Moldovan lawyers. Twenty participants, members of the Moldovan Bar...

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Support to the Moldovan Bar Association: promoting HELP

21 December 2016 Chisinau

On 20 December, the Support to the Moldovan Bar Association" Component, organized jointly with the Council of Europe HELP Programme, a workshop to promote HELP among Moldovan lawyers. 20 participants, members of the Moldovan Bar Association, learned about the HELP methodology and self-learning...

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Network Neutrality in the Republic of Moldova

19 December 2016 Chisinau

On 28 November 2016, following the Council of Europe expert’s field mission to Moldova during October 17-18 (on existing regulatory legal framework with regard to Council of Europe Recommendation on protecting and promoting the right to freedom of expression and the right to private life and EU...

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Data protection rights in the Eastern Partnership

14-15 December 2016 Tbilisi

"Enhancing the Right to Data Protection in Eastern Partnership Countries" was the objective of this International Conference (Tbilisi, Georgia, 14-15 December 2016). The event brought together for the first time representatives of Eastern Partnership countries who benefit from the "Programmatic...

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Media reporting on minority groups in Georgia

16 December 2016 Kakheti Region, Georgia

On 19-20 December 2016 the Council of Europe and European Union will hold a conference about “Media Reporting on Minority Groups”. The conference is organised within the framework of PCF CoE/EU joint program “Promoting freedom, professionalism and pluralism of the media”. The conference on media...

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CyberCrime@EAP III: Regulatory efforts on public-private cooperation in Georgia and international Cyber Security event

16 December 2016 Tbilisi

Georgian authorities have been active in the area of addressing and regulating public-private cooperation on cybercrime and electronic evidence for a fairly long time. Georgia was one of the first countries of the region to adopt and implement the Memorandum of Cooperation between the law...

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EAP III: Armenia will gain insight into best practice on public-private cooperation on cybercrime

16 December 2016 Yerevan

On 7-8 November 2016, the Cybercrime@EAP III project organized a session on public-private cooperation on cybercrime and electronic evidence in Yerevan, with the support and participation of the project country team comprising law enforcement, policy makers and the private sector (internet...

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Training of Trainers session in Azerbaijan

15 December 2016 Baku

On 8-9 December 2016, a group of the prospective trainers of the Justice Academy of the Republic of Azerbaijan, including Azerbaijani judges representing courts of various levels, participated in the final training within the Training of Trainers programme that lasted from May till December 2016....

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Study visit to Portugal

15 December 2016 Lisbon

On 28-30 November 2016 delegation from Azerbaijan including the representatives of the Ministry of Justice, the Training Sector of the Judicial Legal Council, the Azerbaijani Association of Judges, the Justice Academy, Science-Education Centre of the Prosecutor General’s Office, Collegium of...

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Conference on combating corruption in higher education in Armenia

13 December 2016 Yerevan

On 13 December 2016, a Conference, presenting main achievements of the European Union and Council of Europe Joint Programme 'Strengthening Integrity and Combatting Corruption in Higher Education in Armenia', opened in Yerevan. The conference, organised at the end of the second year of the project...

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Council of Europe supports Legal Education in the framework of “Human Rights Protection Week”

13 December 2016 Tbilisi

On 8-11 December, 2016 in celebration of International Human Rights day, the Council of Europe in co-operation with German Foundation for International Legal Cooperation (IRZ) supported Moot Court competition (the competition) “Young lawyers for constitutional rights” organised by the NGO...

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Internal inspection as a prerequisite of healthy prisons

12 December 2016 Tbilisi

On 28-30 November 2016 the Council of Europe (CoE) and European Union (EU) organised a 3-day training session for the staff of General Inspection of the Ministry of Corrections and Probation on the specifics of internal inspection. The training is part of CoE activities with the aim to strengthen...

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Expert discussion on the Draft Corruption Risk Assessment Methodology for the public sector

12 December 2016 Kyiv

On 1 December 2016, CoE/EU Eastern Partnership Programmatic Cooperation Framework Project “Fight against Corruption in Ukraine” supported the National Agency on Corruption Prevention in organising an expert discussion on the Draft Corruption Risk Assessment Methodology for the public sector. The...

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Public officials introduced to concepts of corruption risk assessments and public sector anti-corruption programs

12 December 2016 Kyiv

Over 130 public officials responsible for anti-corruption programs in the public sector took part in the workshop on "Corruption risks assessment and drafting of anti-corruption programs in the public sector" which was organized under support of CoE/EU Eastern Partnership Programmatic Cooperation...

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Cross-sector discussion of the challenges of implementing anti-corruption reforms in Ukraine

12 December 2016 Kyiv

On 29 November 2016, representatives from a wide spectrum of institutions in Ukraine, including the Constitutional Court, the Supreme Court, the High Specialized Court for Civil and Criminal Cases, the National Agency on Corruption Prevention, the General Prosecutor’s Office, the Constitutional...

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