These interviews were conducted on the occasion of a study visit to the Council of Europe that was organised for Georgian delegation of judicial candidates from the High School of Justice of Georgia on February 25-26. The visit primarily aimed to increase the knowledge and awareness about the European Convention of Human Rights standards and its national application.
This event was organised under the Joint Project "Supporting the criminal justice reforms - tackling criminal aspects of the judicial reforms in Georgia" which is funded by European Union and the Council of Europe through the Partnership for Good Governance (PGG II) for Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Republic of Moldova, Ukraine and Belarus.
Head of Delegation of the European Union to the Council of Europe
The Head of Delegation of the European Union to the Council of Europe, Meglena Kuneva, explains the importance of the programmatic cooperation initiatives between the two organisations, the achievements, challenges and expectations. What are the European Union’s 2020 deliverables for the Eastern Partnership counties and the achievements obtained? The European Union accession to the European Convention on Human Rights and the way to overcome them through negotiations to be resumed within 2020.
Georgian European Court Judge
With Lado Chanturia, the Georgian Judge of the European Court of Human Rights, we discuss the role of the Convention in developing national judiciaries, the importance of enhancing the knowledge of national judges on the Convention. What is the vision for Georgia concerning the European Court of Human Rights as a subsidiary institution for national court.
Head of Analytical and International Relations Unit of the High School of Justice of Georgia
What is the role of the European Convention on Human Rights in developing national judiciaries and how the national jurisdiction has improved in recent years? What are the challenges and benefits of the European Convention on Human Rights for the national system of judiciary?
Director of Human Rights, Council of Europe
During this interview with Christophe Poirel, Director of Human Rights, Council of Europe, we discuss the cooperation actions of the Organisation that are part of the strategic triangle, the importance of study visits of judges to raise awareness about the European Convention on Human Rights and the challenges we face taking into account the 70-year anniversary of the Convention
Ian Feldman, President of the Moldovan Equality Council