Roundtable for Georgian Internet Service Providers on Internet and Human Rights

21 October 2016 TBILISI

On 21 October 2016, the Council of Europe (CoE) in partnership with the local stakeholders is organizing a Roundtable for Georgian Internet Service Providers on Internet and Human Rights. The event will be attended by the representatives of the large and medium service providers but also by the...

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Gathering together key actors in local governance from the Eastern Partnership

18 October 2016 Strasbourg

"Local government is universally important: it is governance for the people, by the people, and with the people – we need to develop ways to strengthen it” stated Davit Melua, Executive Director of the National Association of Local Authorities of Georgia, during the second meeting of the...

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The National Agency on Corruption Prevention begins developing key performance indicators

6-7 October 2016 KYIV

On 6-7 October 2016, representatives of the National Agency on Corruption Prevention (NACP) met with Council of Europe experts to discuss good practices in developing key performance indicators and progress benchmarks for corruption prevention bodies. The meeting represents the first step of the...

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The National Agency on Corruption Prevention discusses corruption risk assessment methodologies and anti-corruption programs for the public sector with Council of Europe experts

29-30 September 2016 KYIV

On 29-30 September 2016, representatives of the National Agency on Corruption Prevention (NACP) met with Council of Europe experts to discuss standards and good practices in developing a corruption risk assessment methodology and anti-corruption programs for the public sector. According to the...

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Call for tender: medical equipment in Armenia

14 October 2016 Yerevan

A call for tender is in progress for provision and installation of medical equipment for 11 prison healthcare units in the Republic of Armenia. For further information, please consult the call for tender page Deadline: 25 November 2016

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Conference in Support of the Penitentiary Reform Initiatives in Ukraine

21 September 2016 KYIV

International conference “Towards a Safer Society through Re-socialisation Practices” took place in Kyiv on 21 September 2016 in organisation of the Council of Europe. The event aimed to reinforce the international donors’ message on importance of the re-socialisation process (whether in custody...

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Study visit to the Netherlands

28-30 September 2016 TILBURG, DEN HAAG

In the framework of the CoE/EU Eastern Partnership PCF 2015-2016 project “Strengthening Integrity and Combatting Corruption in Higher Education in Armenia” a delegation from Armenia visited The Netherlands on 28-30 September 2016. Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Armenia led the...

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Exchange Visit of the Juvenile Prisons’ Staff to the Youth Probation Centre in Lviv

26 September 2016 Lviv

An exchange visit of the pilot prison staff from the Kremenchuk and Pryluky Juvenile Prisons to the Lviv Youth Probation Centre took place on 26 September 2016. During the one-day visit, the hosts shared their approaches towards the work with juveniles in conflict with law outside custody;...

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Two-Day Workshops for Prison Managers and Psychologists in Kyiv

22-23 September 2016 Kyiv

Two parallel workshops for prison managers and psychologists were conducted on 22-23 September 2016 in Kyiv. The workshop on prison management for pilot prisons’ staff was aimed at developing prison staff awareness and competences such as dynamic security, incentivised regimes, and integrated...

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Support to the Moldovan Bar Association: strengthening self-governance

30 September 2016 Lodz, Wroclaw, London, Tirana

During the month of September, members of the Moldovan Bar Association participated in various European Forums and Conferences of Lawyers, thanks to the "Support to the Moldovan Bar Association" component of the PCF Project on Strengthening the efficiency of justice and support to lawyers’...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: presentation of mid-term results of projects in Azerbaijan

7 October 2016 Baku

On Thursday, 13 October, the Council of Europe and European Union will present to the media in Baku the mid-term results of projects for Eastern Partnership countries, with a special focus on Azerbaijan. The presentation will take place at 15:00-16:00 local time on Thursday, 13 October 2016, at...

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Study visit to Bulgaria

29-30 September 2016 Sofia

In the framework of the CoE/EU Eastern Partnership PCF 2015-2017 project “Support to increased efficiency of courts, improved training of judges and judicial self-governance in Azerbaijan”, delegation from Azerbaijan including the representatives of the Ministry of Justice, the Justice Academy,...

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Certificates Awarded to Trainers of the Justice Academy

4 October 2016 Yerevan

On 4 October 2016, certificates were awarded to 22 trainers of the Justice Academy who successfully passed training-of-trainers courses on 1) General criminal investigative methodology, 2) Investigations of alleged torture and ill-treatment and cases involving the right to life, 3)...

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Support to the Moldovan Bar Association: enhanced self-governance through Strategy Implementation

30 September 2016 Chisinau

On 30 September 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 supported a workshop for the members of the Moldovan Bar Council, its committees, regional bars and...

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Third Training Seminar on Equal Access of Women to Justice conducted at the National Institute of Justice of the Republic of Moldova

26-27 September 2016 Chisinau

As part of the regional project on Improving Women’s Access to Justice in Five Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine), a third training seminar took place at the National Institute of Justice of the Republic of Moldova with the support of the...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Presentation to the press of the mid-term results of projects for Armenian judiciary, law enforcement and academia

30 September 2016 Yerevan

On Friday, 7 October, the Council of Europe and European Union will present in Yerevan the mid-term results of projects for Eastern Partnership countries, with a special focus on Armenia. The part of the event during which the project results will be presented is open to media. It will take...

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Support to the Moldovan Bar Association: towards better self-governance through strategic planning

27 September 2016 Strasbourg

On 30 September and 1 October, 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 will support a workshop for the members of the Moldovan Bar Council, its committees,...

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Regional workshop to develop a training manual on access to justice for women

22 September 2016 Tbilisi

A third regional workshop to develop a training manual on Ensuring Access to Justice for Women took place in Tbilisi on 22 September 2016 at the High School of Justice of Georgia. Representatives of judicial training institutions, national and international experts discussed the first drafts of...

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Supporting community media in Ukraine

23 September 2016 Kyiv

The “Freedom of the media in Ukraine” project, implemented within the Council of Europe and European Union Programmatic Cooperation Framework jointly with the Parliamentary Committee on Freedom of Speech and Information Policy of Ukraine, held committee hearings on "Prospects for community media...

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Specialised training for Georgian prison staff in first aid

23 September 2016 Tbilisi

On 20 September, the Council of Europe launched a series of training sessions on modern first aid standards with the aim to assist the Ministry of Corrections in preparing the non-medical staff of prisons to provide first aid for prisoners. The sessions cover the training of future trainers...

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