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Capacity building on CEPEJ tools and showcasing of flagship pilot projects in Tunisia

4-5, 10-11 July 2017 Monastir, Djerba

The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) delivered three training seminars on civil mediation, alternatives to criminal prosecution and judicial communication to its six pilot courts in Tunisia from 4 to 6 July 2017 in Monastir. The seminars were organised jointly with the...

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Moroccan partners welcomed by the Armenian NPM in an intensive exchange visit

16-17 July 2017 Yerevan, Armenia

Two members of the Moroccan National Council for Human Rights (CNDH) were placed on a study visit to the Human Rights Defender's Office of Armenia for a two-week long immersion in the operations of a typical Council of Europe member State National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) against torture. The...

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The Moroccan and Tunisian NPMs learn to develop an effective checklist for prison visits

3-7 July 2017 Rabat, Morocco

From 3 to 7 July 2017, around 24 members of the Moroccan National Council for Human Rights (CNDH) together with a representative of the Tunisian National Authority for the Prevention of Torture (INPT) attended the third training module on the monitoring of torture and ill-treatment in places of...

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The Council of Europe holds a seminar on its key conventions in Israel

4-5 July 2017 Jerusalem

Within the framework of the South Programme II, the Council of Europe, in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel, organised a seminar on a selection of its core Conventions open to non-member States on 4-5 July 2017 in Jerusalem. The second of its kind*, the seminar is a...

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Tunisia: Study visit to the High Court of Strasbourg

29-30 June 2017 Strasbourg

Six members of the first instance court of Sidi Bouzid visited the high court of Strasbourg from 29-30 June 2017. The visit has allowed the Tunisian representatives to observe and reflect on the modern methods of court management, which are at the heart of the CEPEJ cooperation work with the...

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Southern Mediterranean partners attend the International Conference on Smuggling of Migrants

23 June 2017 Strasbourg

Representatives from Algeria, Israel, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia gathered with some 100 participants representing ministries of Council of Europe member States, civil society, international organisations, practitioners and academics at the Council of Europe’s Conference on Smuggling of Migrants...

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Southern Mediterranean partners discuss staff recruitment, training and development at the 22nd Conference of Directors of Prison and Probation Services

headline 20-21 June 2017 Lillestrøm

Moroccan, Tunisian and Jordanian representatives of prison and probation services joined their European counterparts and delegates of international organisations such as the United Nations and EuroPris at the 22nd Conference of Directors of Prison and Probation Services on 20-21 June 2017 in...

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Anti-corruption: Tunisia steps up membership talks with GRECO

22 June 2017 Strasbourg

A group of high-level representatives from Tunisia held an exchange of views with members of the Council of Europe Group of States Against Corruption (GRECO) on 22 June 2017 in Strasbourg, at the side of its 76th Plenary Meeting. The President of the National Anti-Corruption Authority (INLUCC),...

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Tunisian representatives revisit national referral mechanisms for the identification and protection of victims of trafficking in human beings

12-14 June 2017 Paris

Seven members of the Tunisian national authority against trafficking reviewed the national referral mechanism (NRM) for the identification and protection of victims of trafficking in the course of workshop organised in Paris from 12 to 14 June 2017. The referral mechanism is a framework for...

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Lisbon Forum 2017: Interconnecting People. Managing migration, avoiding populism, building inclusive societies and reinforcing North-South dialogue

1-2 June 2017 Lisbon

This year’s edition of the Lisbon Forum gathered 190 representatives from 52 different countries for a dialogue and mobilisation to building inclusive societies, on 1-2 June 2017 in Lisbon. At the core of discussions were the situation of migrants and threats to multiculturalism. Representatives...

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