Training of CEPEJ pilot courts in Tunisia

30 March 2017 Tunis

The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) organised a series of capacity-building workshops for judges and clerks of pilot courts of Tunis, Zaghouan, Kairouan, Nabeul, Gabès and Sidi Bouzid from 28 to 31 March 2017. Officials from the Ministry of Justice and the Higher...

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Training of the Moroccan National Preventive Mechanism against torture kicks-off in Rabat

13-17 mars 2017 Rabat

The Council of Europe launched the first training module for the Moroccan National Preventive Mechanism against torture (NPM) on 13 March 2017 in Rabat. The opening session held in the National Institute for Human Rights Training (INFDH) was jointly chaired by the President of the CNDH, Driss El...

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Capacity-building seminar for Moroccan MPs on the role of parliaments in public policy evaluation

headline 2-3 March 2017 Rome

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), upon invitation of the Italian Parliament and in cooperation with the School of Political Science of the University of Florence, organised a capacity-building seminar for staff members of the Moroccan Parliament on 2-3 March 2017 in Rome...

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Tunisia launches its national anti-trafficking authority

8-9 February 2017 Tunis

A significant milestone in the cooperation with Tunisia was reached with the launching of the Tunisian national authority against trafficking in human beings by the Minister of Justice, Mr Ghazi Jeribi, at a conference organised by the Council of Europe jointly with the Ministry on 8-9 February...

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Reinforcing the independence of Electoral Management Bodies: Tunisia holds the Second Annual General Assembly of the ArabEMBs

7-9 February 2017 Tunis

Within the framework of the South Programme II, the Venice Commission jointly with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Independent High Electoral Commission of Tunisia supported the holding of the 2nd Annual General Assembly of the Organisation of Arab Electoral Management...

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Tunisian magistrates participate in the 21st meeting of the CEPEJ Working Group on the Quality of Justice (GT-QUAL)

9-10 February 2017 Strasbourg, France

The President of the Court of first instance of Gabes and the Deputy Attorney General of the Court of appeal of Tunis took part in the 21st meeting of the CEPEJ-GT-QUAL that was held on 9 -10 February 2017 in Strasbourg. This Working Group is responsible for developing the means of analysis and...

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The evaluation of the Tunisian anti-corruption framework goes through a final discussion and approbation

headline 31 January-1 February 2017 Tunis, Tunisia

Bringing to a culmination several months of SNAC II’s (South Neighbourhood Anti-corruption Project) assessment of the Tunisian anti-corruption framework, a meeting held in Tunis on 31 January 2017, brought together national authorities with CoE experts for a review of the ensuing recommendations....

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The South Programme II holds its second regional Steering Committee

headline 12-13 December 2016 Nicosia, Cyprus

The second regional Steering Committee of the South Programme II was held on 13 December 2016 in Nicosia, Cyprus. It brought together representatives from various ministries, institutions, and the academic sphere of the Southern Mediterranean partners (Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine* and...

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The Council of Europe holds in Venice the 3rd module of the Programme of Advanced Training in the field of human rights, the rule of law and democracy for the Southern Mediterranean (PATHS Programme)

06-09 December 2016 Venice, Italy

The Council of Europe organised the third module of the Programme of Advanced Training in the field of Human rights, the rule of law and democracy for Southern Mediterranean (PATHS Programme),on 6-9 December 2016 in Venice (Italy). After a first module on constitutional justice, transitional...

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The South II Programme holds its first bilateral Steering Committee with Jordan

06 December 2016 Amman, Jordan

The first bilateral South Programme II Steering Committee with Jordan was held in Amman on 6 December 2016. A large number of representatives from ministries, institutions and the academic sphere of Jordan participated in this event alongside the Council of Europe and the European Union. The...

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