Training seminar in Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic

11 October 2017 Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic

On 5-6 October 2017, a training seminar on international fair trial standards and the case law of the European Court of Human Rights was organised for 27 advocates, judges and prosecutors practicing in Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. The event was held in co-operation with the Academy of Justice...

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Glass ceiling for Moldovan women in politics

10 October 2017 Chisinau

Three studies on different aspects of political participation of women came to the same conclusion: there are enough skilled, experienced and willing women in Moldova to participate at decision making level in politics, but party policies and persisting stereotypes in the society don't allow them...

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Support to internet governance events in Ukraine

10 October 2017 Kyiv

As a part of the Cybercrime@EAP III project devoted to public-private cooperation on cybercrime and electronic evidence, the Cybercrime Programme Office of the Council of Europe (C-PROC) supported the annual Internet industry meetings in Kyiv, Ukraine, by contributing its expertise on strategic...

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Training of trainers of the European Programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals in Ukraine

9 October 2017 Odessa

A training of trainers of the European Programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals of the Council of Europe (HELP) was conducted on 25-28 September 2017 in Odessa, Ukraine. A group of 26 lawyers, representatives of the National Academy of Interior and the National Prosecutors...

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Training for advocates in Sumgayit city

6 october 2017 Baku

The seminar on protection a right to private life was organized on 28-29 September 2017 in Sumgayit city. The participants learned presented four dimensions (private and family life, home and correspondence) under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights and the Court’s approach to...

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Meetings and workshop on inter-municipal co-operation for solid waste management

4 october 2017 Tbilisi

A series of meetings and a workshop on inter-municipal co-operation for solid waste management took place in Batumi and Keda, Adjara region, on 19-21 September, with the support of the Council of Europe's Centre of Expertise for Local Government Reform. The event was funded by the European Union...

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Election Dispute Resolution Seminar held in Georgia

25 September 2017 Tbilisi

The Venice Commission,the International Foundation for Electoral Systems and the Central Election Commission of Georgia in cooperation with the Supreme Court of Georgia, organised an Election Dispute Resolution Seminar for about 90 judges of the courts of appeal of Georgia. It was held last 22-24...

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Misuse of administrative resources during electoral processes: a major challenge for democratic elections - regional conference

25 september 2017 London

Next 9-10 November, Council of Europe's Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) , Venice Commission and Congress of Local and Regional Authorities, will hold in London, England, a regional conference entitled “Misuse of administrative resources during electoral processes: a major challenge for democratic...

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Presentation of the Romanian version of the Regional Gender Study “Women’s political representation in the Eastern Partnership Countries”

25 september 2017 Chisinau

A balanced political representation of women and men is crucial for the political, economic and social wealth of each country. Though, stereotypical assumptions about the role of women, the legal framework and party policies are still in many countries factors which hinder women to take up a...

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Belarus works on improvement of data protection legislation

25 september 2017 minsk

A one-day International seminar on "Improvement of legal regulation on data protection of Belarus” was organised within the framework of the Council of Europe / European Union Joint Project “Enhance the right to data protection”, implemented under the CoE / EU Programme Partnership for Good...

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First meeting of Cross-border Complaints Commission for Eastern Partnership countries

20 september 2017 kyiv

With the support of the joint European Union/Council of Europe Partnership for Good Governance regional project "Promote Professional Journalism by Supporting Regional Network of Self-regulatory Bodies" the first meeting of the Commission to Confront Propaganda, a consultative body for...

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Azerbaijan: New journalism textbooks

20 September 2017 Baku

Azerbaijani students in journalism will now benefit from four new textbooks on: TV Journalism, Radio Journalism, Journalism of New Media and Photo Journalism. These texts books were prepared to cover gaps in the current curricula concerning topics such as online media and will be distributed to...

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Continuing impact from the project to support the Moldovan Bar Association

10 August 2017 Chisinau

In 2016, the Moldovan Bar Association received expertise and capacity building to improve the clients data protection within its functioning and organisation through the EU and Council of Europe “Support to the Moldovan Bar Association” Project. As a direct result of the support provided, the...

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Helping Georgian towns work together to manage waste

8 August 2017 Adjara

Between 31 July-3 August 2017, several meetings took place in the municipalities of Batumi, Khulo, Shuakhevi and Keda, in the Adjara Autonomous Republic, to assess possibilities for inter-municipal co-operation for solid waste management. The meetings concentrated on the different technical...

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Raising awareness on protection of personal data and access to public information

7 august 2017 Lviv

To promote better understanding and application of the national data protection legislation and that one regulating access to public information, with reference to the latest European tendencies and case law of the European Court of Human Rights, to exercise responsibility for protecting the...

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Presentation of the analytical report “Assessment of Effectiveness of the Institute of Officials Responsible for Detained Persons as a Mechanism of Ill-treatment Prevention in the Police Activity”

7 august 2017 kyiv

Findings of the analytical research on the system of officials responsible for ensuring the protection of the rights of persons detained by the police was presented on 13 July 2017 in Kyiv, Ukraine. The research was initiated by the Joint Programme between the European Union and the Council of...

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Improvement in prevention of ill-treatment cases in police activities

7 AUGUST 2017 KYIV

The Joint EU/CoE Project “Strengthening Implementation of the European Human Rights Standards in Ukraine” is providing technical assistance via different human rights trainings specifically focusing on prevention of torture and ill-treatment in police activities. This is part of its ongoing...

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Supporting the Ukrainian NPM in assessing implementation of their previous recommendations

7 august 2017 Kharkiv

To strengthen the capacities of the Office of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights in the effective implementation of the National Preventive Mechanism (NPM), the joint EU/CoE Project “Strengthening Implementation of the European Human Rights Standards in Ukraine” has launched a...

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Working on improving human rights protection in police activities

7 august 2017 Kyiv

The Joint Programme between the European Union and the Council of Europe “Strengthening Implementation of the European Human Rights Standards in Ukraine” within its component on “Support to the police reform and fight against impunity and ill-treatment” is actively cooperating with the Human...

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Raising awareness on protection of personal data

7 AUGUST 2017 Kharkiv

Protection of personal data is one of the most active areas of the Council of Europe intervention providing expert support to the Ukrainian authorities in amending the relevant legislation and raising the state servants and other professional groups’ awareness. Efficient functioning of the data...

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