Moldovan Equality Council staff learning on the right to apply to the Constitutional Court based on the new constitutionality review of legislation

12-13 NOVEMBER 2020 ONLINE

In the context of the current draft amendments to the national legislation, aimed at empowering the Moldovan Equality Council with the right to apply to the Constitutional Court for constitutionality review of legislation, the EU/CoE Partnership for Good Governance Programme supports the Moldovan...

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#OrangeYourHome #OrangeTheWorld! - Join the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence in Azerbaijan

25 NOVEMBER 2020 AZERBAIJAN

What are the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence? It is an annual campaign to raise awareness on violence against women and domestic violence. It runs from 25 November - International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women- until 10 December- International Human Rights...

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Moldovan stakeholders involved in the meetings of the CEPEJ working group on judicial time management

9-10 November 2020 ONLINE

On 9 and 10 November 2020 the representatives of the partner institutions from Moldova – the Agency for Court Administration and the National Union of Enforcement Agents – attended the online 28th meeting of the Working group on judicial time management (CEPEJ-SATURN). The working group has the...

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Azerbaijan’s legislative framework on targeted financial sanctions discussed

16 October 2020 Video Conference

In March 2020, the Council of Europe had responded to a request from Azerbaijani authorities to provide a legal opinion on the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the Prevention of the Legalization of Criminally Obtained Funds or Other Property and the Financing of Terrorism, and two bylaws that...

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Judicial staff Training on European standards on discrimination

28 October 2020 Online

EU/CoE Partnership for Good Governance Programme supports the National Institute of Justice in training the judicial staff on identifying and better understanding discrimination, according to the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and EU legislation. Throughout a 1-day online training,...

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21 lawyers and trainee lawyers consolidated their theoretical knowledge and practice on non-discrimination

30 October Online

EU/CoE Partnership for Good Governance Programme supports the Lawyers’ Training Centre of the Moldovan Bar Association in providing capacity building for lawyers and trainee lawyers on non-discrimination, in line with the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and EU legislation. A total...

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Moldovan lawyers instructed how to submit applications to ECHR

27 October 2020 Online

On 27 October, lawyers from Moldova received formation on the procedure for examining admissibility of applications to the ECHR. This highly practical online training was delivered by international consultant and human rights lawyer Dmitri Bartenev from Sankt Petersburg. He shared his experience...

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Call for proposals: Grants for support to civil society organisations for combating discrimination in Armenia, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine

21 October 2020 Strasbourg

Under the framework of the European Union/Council of Europe joint programme Partnership for Good Governance, and its regional project “Strengthening access to justice through non-judicial redress mechanisms for victims of discrimination, hate speech and hate crimes in the Eastern Partnership...

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Efforts are pursued to improve the efficiency of courts and the quality of judicial services in the Republic of Moldova

12 August 2020 Online

On 12 August 2020 a team of experts of the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) met in a videoconference their colleagues from judicial administration of the Republic of Moldova to discuss new measures with a view to improving the efficiency of courts and the quality of...

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Discussing ways to improve the enforcement of court decisions in civil and administrative matters in the Republic of Moldova

13 August 2020 Online

On 13 August 2020 the Secretariat of the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) moderated an on-line workshop in order to discuss the ways to further improve the enforcement of court decisions in civil and administrative matters in the Republic of Moldova and to define...

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Sharing the experience of judicial case-weighting in the Republic of Moldova with European partners

6 August 2020 Moldova

On 6 August 2020 the judicial case-weighting model in the Republic of Moldova was presented and discussed with Latvian counterparts. The event was moderated by the Secretariat of the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) and took place in the format of a videoconference under...

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Steering the project “Support to further strengthening the efficiency and quality of the judicial system in the Republic of Moldova”

13 August 2020 Moldova

On 13 August 2020 was carried out the second meeting of the Steering Group of the project “Support to further strengthening the efficiency and quality of the judicial system in the Republic of Moldova” ("CEPEJ Project"), which is part of the Partnership of the Council of Europe and the European...

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IT-based solutions are envisaged to increase the efficiency of the enforcement system in the Republic of Moldova

09 October 2020 Moldova

A coordination meeting in online format took place on 9 October 2020 to address the needs and discuss further steps in the implementation of IT-based solutions for the enforcement system in civil and administrative matters. The meeting was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Justice...

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Workshop on how to improve the relations between the judiciary and the media in Georgia

7 October 2020 Online

On 7 October 2020, a webinar will be organised for the Georgian judicial professionals on media and communication skills with focus on social and new media. This workshop will be based on the Guide on communication with the media and the public for courts and prosecuting authorities developed by...

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How Covid-19 impacts women’s access to justice?

30 September 2020 ONLINE

On 30 September 2020, the Council of Europe organised an informative meeting on the impact of Covid-19 on Women’s Access to Justice in the Eastern Partnership countries. The meeting is an activity of the EU and CoE joint programme PGGII regional project “Women access to justice: delivering on the...

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Even in difficult times, Partnership for Good Governance programme keeps delivering

7 October 2020 Strasbourg

A PGG online event to reflect on the mid-term results of the second phase of the European Union and Council of Europe Partnership for Good Governance (PGG), launched in 2019 for the Eastern Partnership region, took place from 5-7 October 2020 under the title ‘Improving the lives of citizens...

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5-7 October: high-level online event on midterm results of the EU/CoE Partnership for Good Governance for Eastern Partnership countries

1 October 2020 Strasbourg

A welcome address by Marija Pejčinović Burić, Secretary General of the Council of Europe and by Olivér Várhelyi, EU Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement will be presented at 9:00 CEST on 5 October. It will be followed at 10:30 CEST on 5 October by a live session “Eastern Partnership:...

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Three Training of Trainers sessions organised in Armenia

25-27 September 2020 Armenia

Three-day training of trainers (ToT) on “Techniques for drafting judgments and decisions”, “Current issues of the cross-examination (confrontation)” and “Interviewing techniques and communications management” was organised in co-operation with the Justice Academy on 25-27 September in...

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Online needs’ assessment meetings for the EU-Council of Europe joint action ‘Raising awareness of the Istanbul Convention and other gender equality standards in Azerbaijan’

7-10 September 2020 Azerbaijan

The Programme for Good Governance II (PGGII) is a European Union and Council of Europe joint programme in the Eastern Partnership countries. The Council of Europe is currently implementing the joint action ‘Raising awareness of the Istanbul Convention and other gender equality standards in...

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Combating Discrimination in Eastern Partnership Region: expert talks and good practices presentations are now available online

29 September 2020 Online

The Partnership for Good Governance (PGG) programme, financed by the European Union and the Council of Europe and implemented by the Council of Europe, launches a series of expert talks and good practices presentations on combating discrimination, hate speech and hate crimes in Eastern...

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