MEDIA ADVISORY: presentation of results of 2015-2018 projects with Azerbaijan

22 October 2018 Baku

On Thursday, 25 October, the Council of Europe and European Union will present to media in Baku the results of projects for Eastern Partnership countries, including Azerbaijan, conducted in 2015-2018. The four projects carried out in Azerbaijan under the Partnership for Good Governance programme...

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Conference on property rights in Azerbaijan

28 September 2018 Baku

On 14 September 2018, the Council of Europe organized a conference on “Property rights” in cooperation with the Supreme Court of Azerbaijan Republic. The event brought together up to 80 participants, mainly judges and court staff of the Supreme Court, the Constitutional Court and Baku Appeal...

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One-month legal clinic course successfully accomplished

9 July 2018 Baku

42 law students representing four law schools in Azerbaijan successfully completed a one-month legal clinic training course, organised in cooperation with the Academy of Justice of Azerbaijan during the month of May 2018. The clinical program included up to 30 training sessions on various...

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Launch of a legal clinic program in Azerbaijan

13 June 2018 Baku

On 1 May 2018, the Council of Europe launched, in cooperation with the Academy of Justice of Azerbaijan a legal clinic program for law school students. The clinical program started with one-month intensive training course covering sessions on various professional legal skills, as well as human...

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Conference on the implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights

22 February 2018 Baku

A conference took place on 15 February in Baku to provide a forum for open discussions on national implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights. It welcomed the participation of international experts and a lawyer of the Registry of the European Court of Human Rights. Attendees were...

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Training seminar on Internet and Human Rights for journalists in Baku

20 July 2017 Baku

One-day training seminar on Internet and Human Rights within the framework of the Council of Europe / European Union Joint Project “Freedom of expression and media freedom in Azerbaijan”, implemented under the CoE / EU Programme Partnership for Good Governance (PGG) took place on 19 July 2017...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Council of Europe and European Union to present results of projects for journalists, judiciary, administration and legal professionals in Azerbaijan

26 October 2017 Baku

On Tuesday, 31 October, the Council of Europe and European Union will present to the media in Baku the results of projects for Eastern Partnership countries, including Azerbaijan. The four projects carried out in Azerbaijan under the Partnership for Good Governance[1] in 2015-2017 focused on...

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A conference on media education in Azerbaijani universities

8 December 2017 Baku

A conference to promote media education and to provide a forum for open discussions on challenges and perspectives of media education in Azerbaijan took place on 7 December 2017 in Baku. The conference was organised in close co-operation with the Azerbaijani Press Council and Journalism Faculty...

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Study visit of Azerbaijan judge candidates to Strasbourg

20 November 2017 Strasbourg

On 2-3 November 2017, the Council of Europe organized a study visit to Strasbourg for a group of 31 judge candidates undergoing pre-service training program that is a part of judicial selection process steered by the Academy of Justice of Azerbaijan. The programme of the study visit allowed the...

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Methodological training of trainers for the Academy of Justice of Azerbaijan

20 November 2017 Baku

On 26-27 October 2017, the Council of Europe organized a two-day methodological training of trainers (refresher course) for the certified trainers of the Academy of Justice of Azerbaijan. The aim of the refresher training course was to introduce participants to various adult training...

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More women in politics means less men in politics

10 November 2017 Baku

“The message to women is clear, but what is the message to men?” was one of the emerging questions during a lively and open discussion amongst representatives from local and national authorities, political parties, civil society organisations and media, during the presentation of the Azerbaijani...

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Azerbaijani judge candidates trained on Council of Europe standards on freedom of expression

17 october 2017 baku

Two half-day training sessions on some aspects of freedom of expression took place on 11 October 2017 in Baku. Participants were judge candidates undergoing the preparatory training phase of the judicial selection process at the Academy of Justice of Azerbaijan. The sessions were an useful...

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Update of procedural legislation and public-private cooperation studies in the Eastern Partnership region

16 October 2017 Baku

Meetings with criminal justice institutions, regulatory authorities and Internet service providers in Baku, Azerbaijan, on 12-13 October 2017, has opened the series of follow-up visits to Eastern Partnership states, which aim to update two studies developed previously by the Council of Europe:...

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Training seminar in Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic

11 October 2017 Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic

On 5-6 October 2017, a training seminar on international fair trial standards and the case law of the European Court of Human Rights was organised for 27 advocates, judges and prosecutors practicing in Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. The event was held in co-operation with the Academy of Justice...

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Training for advocates in Sumgayit city

6 october 2017 Baku

The seminar on protection a right to private life was organized on 28-29 September 2017 in Sumgayit city. The participants learned presented four dimensions (private and family life, home and correspondence) under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights and the Court’s approach to...

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Azerbaijan: New journalism textbooks

20 September 2017 Baku

Azerbaijani students in journalism will now benefit from four new textbooks on: TV Journalism, Radio Journalism, Journalism of New Media and Photo Journalism. These texts books were prepared to cover gaps in the current curricula concerning topics such as online media and will be distributed to...

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Training for advocates in Ganja city

25 JULY 2017 BAKU

On 19-20 July 2017 the Council of Europe organized a two-day training seminar for advocates on Article 2 (Right to life) and Article 5 (Right to liberty and security) of the European Convention on Human Rights in Ganja city. The event was implemented in cooperation with the Academy of Justice and...

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Discussion of the draft curricula on “Journalism ethics” and “Media and Freedom of Expression”

12 May 2017 Baku

A roundtable discussion took place on 12 May 2017 in Baku in order to discuss the draft curricula on two courses “Journalism ethics” and “Media and freedom of expression”, which have been developed by local experts within the framework of the joint EU/CoE project “Freedom of Expression and Media...

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