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29 March 2020

Activity Details (ID# 32877)  

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Title International Conference on strengthening the capacity of national Associations of Judges and domestic application of the European Convention on Human Rights 
Status Completed 
Date 16/06/2011 - 17/06/2011 
Location Kyiv, Ukraine
Countries CoE Members: Ukraine
  Joint Programme Activity - Ill-treatment
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP Ill-treatment - Combating ill-treatment and impunity in South Caucasus, Moldova and Ukraine    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 4 - 2009/DGHL/JP/2053   Promoting regional synergy and support
Expected Result 4.1 - Strengthened dialogue and interaction between key decision-makers at regional level and harmonised approach to the positive experience accumulated in the member states of the CoE.
Council of Europe Programme of Activities
I – Human Rights
Line of Action ⇒ I.2 – Promoting Human Rights
Programme ☆ I.2.3  Capacity building: awareness and training

Working Method

Organisation of meetings - Conference 
Directorate (Service) Human Rights and Legal Affairs (Cooperation - Legal and Human Rights Capacity Building Department)
CoE Contact ,   email
Partners Association of Judges of Ukraine - National Institution
Last Modified 09/01/2012 

Activity Synopsis (ID# 32877) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) To continue the regional dimension of the CoE/EU Joint Programme ''Combating ill-treatment and impunity'' and to discuss the strengthening of the capacity of national Associations of Judges and domestic application of the European Convention on Human Rights, focusing on the effective adjudication of allegations of ill-treatment. 
Output/Results The Conference was organised in co-operation with the Association of Judges of Ukraine. The Conference was also co-sponsored by the German Foundation for International Legal Co-operation, bringing together five beneficiary countries of the Joint Programme: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, as well as the national Associations of Judges of other European countries. 
Conclusions/Follow Up The Conference’s agenda included the 2nd Annual Meeting of the National Associations of Judges which resulted in reinforcing their co-operation within the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding. The Association of Judges of Estonia was elected to manage the co-operation activities within the current period until the next meeting, presumably in 2012. Distinguished speakers included Presidents of the national Associations of Judges, UN Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, as well as the CoE officials and representatives of the Ukrainian authorities. The importance of the Conference in the light of the Ukrainian Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the CoE was underlined. The Conference resulted in lively discussions and exchange of experience as regards effective investigation of ill-treatment and judicial proceedings in line with European standards, issues of judicial independence and effectiveness and application of the case law of the European Court of Human Rights. 
Participants The national delegations from the beneficiary countries of the CoE/EU Joint Programme ''Combating ill-treatment and impunity'' and experts and representatives of the relevant institutions in European countries. 
Consultants/Experts International and national consultants. 
CoE Secretariat Project staff. 
Total No. Participants 85 
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