National Risk Assessment Workshop

20-21 October 2015 Tbilisi

A two-day workshop on the “National money laundering and terrorist financing risk assessment” for Georgian authorities was organised in Tbilisi on 20-21 October in cooperation with the Georgian Ministry of Finance. The workshop took place at the Academy of the Ministry of Finance and gathered...

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Judges discuss international and national practice on combating money laundering and terrorist financing

18-19 February Tbilisi

17 judges and assistant judges from the Tbilisi Court of Appeals, Tbilisi City Court, Kutaisi City court and district courts of Telavi, Akhaltsikhe, Gori, and Khashuri took part in a two-day training on “Combating money laundering and terrorist financing” organised in Tbilisi on 18 - 19 February...

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Ethics Workshop

22-23 September 2015 Baku

As part of its ethics curricula development assistance to the Azerbaijani Civil Service Commission, the Council of Europe held a two-day Workshop on Ethics issues 22-23 September 2015 in Baku. The Workshop gathered 25 representatives from a wide spectrum of Azerbaijani public institutions. During...

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Workshop on investigation and prosecution of legal entities and asset recovery

19-20 November 2015 Baku

Thirty-five prosecutors, investigators, financial analysts and auditors from relevant bodies attended a two-day workshop on Investigation and Prosecution of Legal Entities and Asset Recovery on 19-20 November 2015, in Baku. During the first day of the Workshop, trainers and participants discussed...

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CoE prepares future ethics trainers in Azerbaijan

03-04 December 2015 Baku

A two-day Training-of-Trainers workshop on Ethics for Azerbaijani government agencies took place in Baku on 3-4 December 2015. The workshop, organized in co-operation with Azerbaijan’s Civil Service Commission, brought together around 20 persons representing 13 government agencies in order to...

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Public Discussion on draft Anti-Corruption Action Plan

14 March 2016 Baku

The Council of Europe and the Commission on Combatting Corruption of the Azerbaijan Republic will hold a public discussion on the draft Anti-Corruption Action Plan on 14 March 2016 in Baku. In view of making the drafting process as transparent and inclusive as possible, the event will provide a...

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Launch of a new project for Eastern Partnership countries

12 May 2015 Strasbourg

The CoE/EU Eastern Partnership Programmatic Co-operation Framework (PCF) 2015 - 2017 Project “Fight against corruption and fostering good governance; fight against money-laundering” was launched on 12 May 2015, in Strasbourg, France. The event gathered 30 key Project partners from Eastern...

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Regional Workshop on conflict of interest in Istanbul

15-16 October 2015 Istanbul

The workshop brought together 12 practitioners in the field of conflict of interest from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine in Istanbul, Turkey, on 15-16 October 2015. During the workshop, experts and participants discussed good practices of regulating and...

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Regional workshop on International Cooperation in Case Investigations

19-20 October 2015 Istanbul

On 19-20 October 2015 the Council of Europe Economic Crime and Cooperation Unit held a two day workshop on International Cooperation for law enforcement and criminal justice sector representatives of Eastern Partnership countries. Participants were introduced to modalities of informal and formal...

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Georgian law enforcement officers examine corporate criminal liability

16-17 November 2015 Tbilisi

Over twenty Georgian prosecutors, investigators, and analysts took part in a two-day training on “Investigation and Prosecution of Legal Entities for Economic Crimes” organized on 16-17 November in Tbilisi. Participants, including representatives of the Office of the Chief Prosecutor Office of...

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Improving efficiency of courts in Azerbaijan and Moldova

22 March 2016

A workshop on conducting court users’ satisfaction surveys was carried out by the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) on 17-18 March 2016 in Strasbourg, France, as part of the PCF co-operation projects with the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Republic of Moldova. The...

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Combating nationality discrimination in Moldova

11 March 2016 Chisinau

On 11 March 2016 the Council of Europe organised a one-day training course for the staff and members of the Moldovan Council for Prevention and Elimination of Discrimination and Ensuring Equality and the staff of the Ombudsperson Office from Chisinau. The aim of the training course was to...

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Training on fair trial standards in Georgia

15 February 2016 Tbilisi

On 15-16 February 2016, in partnership with the Georgian Law Firms Association, the Council of Europe organised training for lawyers on fair trial standards. The aim of the training was to improve the knowledge of legal professionals concerning the recent case law of the ECtHR in relation to fair...

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Training on European human rights standards and research methodology in Georgia

18 February 2016 Kvareli, Georgia

On 17-18 February 2016, the Council of Europe organised a training event for the analytical staff of the Supreme, Appellate, City and Regional courts, the High Council of Justice and the Chief Prosecutor’s Office on European Human Rights Standards and research methodology. The training was given...

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Increasing efficiency of justice in Azerbaijan

2 March 2016 Baku

On 2 March 2016 the Council of Europe carried out of the first meeting of the Steering Committee for the project "Support to Increased Efficiency of Courts, Improved Training of Judges and Judicial Self-governance in Azerbaijan"*. The event summoned the project’s partners and justice sector...

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Training on European standards in anti-discrimination in Georgia

23-26 February 2016 Tbilisi

On 23-26 February 2016 the Council of Europe organised a four day training of trainers activity for Georgian prosecutors on European anti-discrimination standards, in collaboration with the Chief Prosecutor’s Office. The activity was a follow-up of an initial session that was organised in...

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Human rights and the internet in Azerbaijan

1 March 2016 Baku

Within the framework of the joint EU/CoE project “Freedom of Expression and Media Freedom in Azerbaijan” a conference on Internet and Human Rights took place on 1 March 2016 in Baku. The conference was organised in close cooperation with the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies of the...

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Increasing efficiency of justice in Moldova

17 February Chisinau

On 17 February 2016 the Council of Europe carried out of the first meeting of the Steering Committee for the Project "Strengthening the efficiency of justice and support to lawyer’s profession in Moldova". The event summoned the Project’s partners and justice sector stakeholders, such as the...

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Support to the Georgian Bar Association: mandatory traineeship programme

19-20 February 2015 Kakheti

In order to better prepare prospective lawyers for the profession, the Georgian Bar Association introduced specifically tailored programme for candidates who successfully pass the bar admission test. Council of Europe member states have extensive experience in running such programmes either...

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Improving ethics in journalism in Georgia

4 March 2016 Tbilisi

The Council of Europe, in cooperation with the Georgian Charter of Journalistic Ethics, organised a two-day workshop for the Georgian journalists on Ethical Standards of New Media. The workshop took place in Tbilisi on 29 February and 1 March 2016 and was attended by the members of the Georgian...

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