Strengthening the implementation of European human rights standards
Republic of Moldova 12 October 2018
The Council of Europe's human rights training for legal professionals (HELP) online course on...
Strasbourg 31 October 2018
On 30-31 October 2018, a study visit for the members and staff of the Council for prevention and...
Strasbourg 14 December 2018
Achieving gender equality is a priority for the Council for Europe and its member states. It is...
Tbilisi 14 December 2018
The series of trainings on rights to privacy and equality of arms in criminal proceedings for two...
Tbilisli 2 December 2018
European Union and the Council of Europe, in co-operation with the Supreme Court of Georgia,...
Specific objective 1: support the alignment of human rights policies and practice by ensuring compliance of legislative and regulatory frameworks with European standards and capacity-building for legal professionals and National Human Rights Institutions, including the reinforcement of Ombudsmen Offices
- relevant national legislation is in place and/or amended in line with European human rights standards (criminal justice, social rights, non-discrimination, data protection, social rights).
- institutional mechanisms and structures are in place and/or operational (e.g. Human Rights Centres, Focal Points and mechanisms as required by conventions, institutionalised consultation procedures).
- relevant professional groups have knowledge about human rights standards and are able to apply them in their work.
- relevant national training organisations have strengthened capacity to continuously and sustainably train their target groups on human rights standards.
- interaction between civil society and authorities in the democratic decision-making process is reinforced.
- national parliaments have increased awareness of the necessity to revise national legislation and bring it in line with the European Social Charter (revised) as ratified by their country.
Specific objective 2: support the full execution of the European Court of Human Rights judgments through reinforcement of parliamentary involvement
- increased awareness of members of parliaments in the EaP countries’ on the existing parliamentary mechanisms to ensure execution of European Court of Human Rights judgments.
- increased compliance of the national legal framework with the European Convention of Human Rights and the case law of the European Court of Human Rights.
- parliamentary committees’ staffs have better capability to assist MPs in ensuring compatibility of national legislation with the ECHR and compliance with European Court of Human Rights case-law.