Armenia: Joint Opinion of the Venice Commission and the Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law of the Council of Europe

21 March 2022 Strasbourg, France

The Venice Commission adopted a joint opinion on the draft laws on making amendments to the Constitutional Law on the Judicial Code and to the Constitutional Law on the Constitutional Court of Armenia, prepared together with the Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law (DGI) of the...

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Judicial staff in the Republic of Moldova enhanced their knowledge on remedies in cases of discrimination

16 March 2022 Republic of Moldova

98 employees of the judicial system in the country, strengthened their knowledge on national and international remedies in cases of discrimination through an online training. The event held on 16 March, focused on the international legal framework and the case law of the European Court of Human...

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Presentation of the outcomes of the consultations to define the indicators and track records able to demonstrate the effect of judicial reforms in Azerbaijan

15 March 2022 Azerbaijan

The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) organised a presentation of the Report “Consultations to define the indicators and track records able to demonstrate the effect of judicial reforms in Azerbaijan”. This report which was prepared by two CEPEJ experts, Nino Bakakuri,...

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National stakeholders discuss results and next actions of anti-money laundering and asset recovery project in Azerbaijan

11 March 2022 Azerbaijan

24 representatives from 16 national authorities took part in the third Steering Committee meeting of the joint European Union and Council of Europe Partnership for Good Governance II 2019-2022 project on strengthening anti-money laundering and asset recovery in Azerbaijan. The meeting allowed to...

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The Council of Europe and the European Union Delegation presented the state of implementation of the joint projects in Georgia in 2021 and PGG activities planned for 2022

11 March 2022 Georgia

The European Union and Council of Europe joint programme Partnership for Good Governance II 2019-2022 (PGG) held the third Steering Committee meeting for Georgia on Friday 11 March in online format. The aim of the meeting was to present the state of implementation and the results of the programme...

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The brochure “Sexism: See it. Name it. Stop it.” now available in Azerbaijani

8 March 2022 Azerbaijan

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, a new brochure on the Committee of Ministers Recommendation CM/Rec(2019)1 on preventing and combating sexism is available now in Azerbaijani. This brochure explains the recommendation and its aims, defines sexism, whilst showcasing its...

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Webinars on the Istanbul Convention in Azerbaijan: what does it really say?

4 March 2022 Azerbaijan

A series of webinars dedicated to specific articles of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, known as the Istanbul Convention, were organised in 2021 by our project in Azerbaijan. The webinars aimed to increase knowledge and...

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The Council of Europe and the European Union Delegation presented the state of implementation of the joint projects in the Republic of Moldova in 2021 and PGG activities planned for 2022

3 March 2022 Republic of Moldova

The European Union and Council of Europe joint programme Partnership for Good Governance II 2019-2022 (PGG) held the third Steering Committee meeting for the Republic of Moldova on Tuesday 3 March in online format. The aim of the meeting was to present the state of implementation and the results...

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Armenian team of students participates in the Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court with our project's support

2 March 2022 Armenia

From 28 February to 2 March, a team of Armenian students participated in the 14th edition of the Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court 2022 online competition. This is an educational exercise that promotes the peaceful resolution of international disputes in accordance with international...

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Speak peace, be the change!

In English   With Romanian subtitles     "Speak peace! Hate speech is not an option" explores the concepts of hate speech, its manifestations, its risks for human rights and democracies. This booklet was developed for any person, civil society organisations and others who feel the need to...

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The Council of Europe and the European Union Delegation present the state of implementation of the joint projects in Azerbaijan in 2021 and the PGG activities planned for 2022

25 February 2022 Online

The European Union and Council of Europe joint programme on Partnership for Good Governance (PGG) 2019-2022 held the third Steering Committee meeting for Azerbaijan on Friday 25 February in online format. The aim of the meeting was to present the state of implementation and the results of the...

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Myths and facts about the Istanbul Convention: new explanatory video in Azerbaijani

23 February 2022 Azerbaijan

Many misconceptions exist on what the Istanbul Convention requires from states and what it means in practice for citizens. A short video has been produced in English and Azerbaijani explaining in an understandable manner what the Istanbul Convention really says. On 11 May 2021, we celebrated the...

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Web article on problems encountered by foreigners

23 February 2022 Republic of Moldova

A new storytelling article tackling hate speech, incitement to discrimination or other forms of intolerance against immigrants living in the Republic of Moldova, has been published online. This is the sixth from a series of web articles developed by the journalistic platform "Oameni și...

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Prosecutors of Armenia enhanced their knowledge and skills on the new criminal and procedural legislation of Armenia

23 February 2022 Armenia

Through two seminars on “Selected issues of new Criminal (CC) and Criminal Procedure Codes (CPC) of Armenia” organised for two groups of 48 prosecutors of Armenia on 25-26 January and on 22-23 February in the Justice Academy in Yerevan, our joint European Union-Council of Europe project enhanced...

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Armenian stakeholders discuss the role of corruption prevention and Codes of Conduct

23 February 2022 Armenia

The Council of Europe and the Corruption Prevention Commission of the Republic of Armenia jointly organised a Conference on Integrity, Corruption Prevention and Codes of Conduct, in the framework of the EU/Council of Europe Partnership for Good Governance Project “Strengthening institutional...

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Myths and Facts about the Istanbul Convention

  English version Azerbaijani version

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Call for tender - Consultancy services in the field of equality, non-discrimination, and adult training methodology

16 April 2022 Republic of Moldova

The Council of Europe is launching the international public call for tenders for the procurement of international consultancy services to be provided within the Council of Europe Project “Strengthening the capacities of the justice sector actors to deliver justice in line with European standards,...

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Presentation of the report on remote Court Hearings in Criminal Cases in Georgia

10 February 2022 Georgia

On 10 February 2022, the Report "Remote Court Hearings in Criminal Cases in Georgia" prepared by João Arsénio de Oliveira, expert of the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) and chairman of the CEPEJ Working group on quality of Justice, was presented to justice professionals,...

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CEPEJ contributes to improve the communication policy of courts in the Republic of Moldova

9 February 2022 Republic of Moldova

Further to an assessment of the Communication Strategy of the Superior Council of Magistracy and of the Guide for the judiciary on relations with mass-media by international and national experts, a Working Group was created and met on 9 February 2022 to improve the regulations on communication...

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Joint event dedicated to the launch of the new website of the Constitutional Court of Armenia

4 February 2022 Armenia

On 4 February 2022, a joint event dedicated to the launch of the new website of the Constitutional Court and the 26th Anniversary of Founding of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Armenia was organised by the Constitutional Court and the European Union-Council of Europe Partnership for...

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