Support to the Moldovan Bar Association: enhancing lawyers’ continuous training

4 November 2016 Chisinau

On 3 November the "Support to the Moldovan Bar Association" component of the PCF Project on Strengthening the efficiency of justice and support to lawyers’ profession in the Republic of Moldova, organised a workshop for the members of the Moldovan Bar Council, its committees, regional bars and...

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Council of Europe takes part in the Kyiv International Economic Forum 2016

4 November 2016 Kyiv

On 6 October 2016, a Council of Europe expert took part in the panel discussion on “Anti-Corruption Global Experience” at the Kyiv International Economic Forum 2016. The expert presented the Council of Europe’s support to ongoing anti-corruption reforms in Ukraine. The event was broadcast live on...

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Training sessions on managing prisoners with mental health problems

30 October - 1 November 2016 Tbilisi

From 30 October to 1 November, the Council of Europe (CoE) international experts conducted a 3-day training session for prison staff on managing prisoners with mental health problems. Participants were provided with in-depth knowledge about: assessment & treatment approaches to patients with...

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The Council of Europe welcomes the adoption of a special form documenting ill-treatment in prisons

2 November 2016 Tbilisi

On 26 October 2016, the Ministry of Corrections and Probation of Georgia adopted a special form and procedure for documenting injuries of alleged ill-treatment in prisons. Adoption of the form and its use is of significant importance as proper and timely documentation will contribute to...

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Roundtable for the presentation of the assessment of Law No. 298 on the activity of the Moldovan Council for Prevention and Elimination of Discrimination and Ensuring Equality

2 November 2016 Chisinau

The Roundtable for presentation of the assessment of the Law No. 298 on the activity of the Council for Prevention and Elimination of Discrimination and Ensuring Equality will be organised on 3 November 2016 in Chisinau. The objective of the event is to present and have a discussion on the...

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Training on discrimination on grounds of gender for judges and prosecuters

2 November 2016 Chisinau

On 27 and 28 October 2016, two training courses for judges and prosecutors of Moldova on discrimination on grounds of gender through the European Convention of Human Rights and national legislation were held in Chisinau. The activities were organised within the framework of the project...

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Improving the observation of elections in Eastern Partnership countries

2 November 2016 Venice

Eastern Partnership countries should engage in a pre and post electoral dialogue with a view to implementing the recommendations of international and national election observation missions, asked Council of Europe participants at the Conference on “Follow up to the recommendations of...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Presentation of mid-term results for Belarus projects

2 November 2016 Minsk

On Thursday, 3 November, the Council of Europe and European Union will present in Minsk the mid-term results of projects for Eastern Partnership countries, including Belarus. The two country-specific projects carried out in in Belarus under the Programmatic Cooperation Framework (PCF) in...

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Regional conference: strengthening judicial capacity to improve women’s access to justice

27 October 2016 Chisinau

In the framework of the implementation of the project on Improving women’s access to justice in five Eastern Partnership Countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine), the Council of Europe, in partnership with the National Institute of Justice of the Republic of...

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Council of Europe and European Union presented mid-term results of projects for Ukraine

27 October 2016 Kyiv

On 26 October 2016, the Council of Europe and the European Union presented to the media in Kyiv the mid-term results of their projects for Eastern Partnership countries, including Ukraine. The five country-specific projects carried out in Ukraine under the Programmatic Cooperation Framework (PCF)...

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Study visit for Azerbaijani judges in respect of ECHR standards on freedom of expression

26 October 2016 Strasbourg

On 18-20 October 2016 a training of trainers / study visit for Azerbaijani judges was organised in Strasbourg within the framework of the joint CoE/EU PCF Project “Freedom of Expression and Media Freedom” in Azerbaijan. The main aim of the training was to raise awareness in respect of ECHR...

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Working group meeting on implementation of time management tools in the pilot courts of Azerbaijan

26 October 2016 Strasbourg

The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) cooperates with five pilot courts representing the first instance and the appellate levels of jurisdiction in the Republic of Azerbaijan, including a specialised administrative-economic court. This cooperation has as objective to...

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Pilot courts from Azerbaijan and Moldova are implementing satisfaction surveys and other CEPEJ-recommended tools

26 October 2016 Strasbourg

Concluding the capacity building to enable courts to conduct user satisfaction surveys The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) provides, a part of the CoE/EU Eastern Partnership Programmatic Cooperation Framework 2015-2017, support to pilot courts from the Republic of...

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Training for internet service providers of Moldova on internet and human rights

26 October 2016 Chisinau

On 19 October 2016, the Council of Europe (CoE) in partnership with the Moldovan Association of ICT companies organized the training course for Internet Service Providers of Moldova on Council of Europe and European best practices on Internet and Human Rights. The training has been delivered by...

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Georgian courts aim at reaching the balance between the protection of privacy and disclosure of court judgments

26 October 2016 TBILISI

Internal guidelines for Courts on the Rules of Disclosing Court Judgments have been prepared with the active involvement of the Council of Europe (CoE). Further to the intensive exchange of opinions and discussions between the Supreme Court’s Working group and the CoE consultants, the High...

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Training sessions on gender-based discrimination for judges and prosecutors of Moldova

26 October 2016 Chisinau

Within the framework of the project “Supporting national efforts for prevention and combating discrimination in Moldova”, two training courses for judges and prosecutors on “discrimination on grounds of gender through the European Convention of Human Rights and national legislation” will be held...

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Georgian Roundtable on Internet and Human Rights

26 October 2016 Tbilisi

On 21 October 2016, the Council of Europe, in cooperation with the local stakeholders held the roundtable on Internet and Human Rights. The event was attended by the representatives of the national Internet service providers as well as the state and civil society sector. During the event the...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Council of Europe and European Union to present mid-term results of PCF projects for Georgia

25 October 2016 Tbilisi

On Friday, 28 October, the Council of Europe and European Union will present to media in Tbilisi the mid-term results of projects for Eastern Partnership countries. The focus will be on the eight country-specific projects for Georgia dealing with the application of the European Convention on...

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Conference on “Follow up to the recommendations of international Election Observation Missions in the countries of the Eastern Partnership”

24-25 October 2016 Venice

In the context of the Programmatic Cooperation Framework and more specifically of the project on “Reforming electoral legislation and practice, and developing regional co-operation in electoral matters” the Division of Electoral Assistance and Census of the Council of Europe is organising a...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: presentation of mid-term results of Ukraine projects

20 October 2016 Kyiv

On Wednesday, 26 October, the Council of Europe and the European Union will present to media in Kyiv mid-term results of their projects for Eastern Partnership countries, including Ukraine. The five country-specific projects carried out in Ukraine under the Programmatic Cooperation Framework in...

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