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28 March 2020

Activity Details (ID# 33223)  

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Title Seminar ''Practical Aspects of Disciplining Judges'' 
Description On 7-9 July 2011 the High Qualification Commission of Judges of Ukraine and USAID Rule of Law Project organised 3-day seminar in Kamenets-Podilsky aiming to discuss the experience of work of the HQC and
its role in the judicial disciplining process; to present the draft regulatory documents of the HQC in the disciplinary process; to share international experience in organizing the operation of the state agencyy in charge of disciplining judges.

Status Completed 
Date 07/07/2011 - 09/07/2011 
Location Kamenets-Podilsky, Kmelnitsky Region, Ukraine
Countries CoE Members: Ukraine
  Joint Programme Activity - UKR-TEJSU
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP UKR-TEJSU - Transparency, independence and efficiency of the judicial system and increased access to justice for all citizens in Ukraine    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 1 - 2008/DGHL/JP/1798   Ukraine: Transparency and efficiency of the Judicial System of Ukraine
Expected Result 1.1 - Agenda for continuous development of legal reform adjusted; Institutional capacity building for the strengthening of the judiciary (including the GP Office) is promoted.
Council of Europe Programme of Activities
I – Rule of Law
Line of Action ⇒ II.1 – Ensuring Justice
Programme ☆ II.1.1  Independence and efficiency of Justice

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Directorate (Service) Human Rights and Legal Affairs (Cooperation - Legal and Human Rights Capacity Building Department)
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Activity Synopsis (ID# 33223) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) The objectives of the seminar:
1. Discuss the state of affaires in High Qualification Commission of Judges (HQC) regarding judicial disciplining process.
2. Discuss draft regulatory documents of HQC that will regulate the disciplinary process.
3. Discuss the ways of introducing state-of-the-arts information technoligies and standardized documents in the HQC operation to improve the effectiveness of the disciplinary process.
4. Introducing HQC members and HQC Secretariat staff to international experience in organizing the operation of the state agencyy in charge of disciplining judges.
5. Developing conceptual principles for HQC to conduct competition to fill judicial vacancies.
Output/Results Participant discussed and share experince of judicial disciplining process.
Conclusions/Follow Up  
Participants Representatives of the High Qualification Commisssion of Judges of Ukraine, the Council of Judges of Ukraine, National School of Judges of Ukraine and the judges of the high specialised courts 
Consultants/Experts Judge John Allen, Head of Judicial Qualification Commission, Georgia, USA;
Judge William Duffey, Federal District Court, USA;
Marilyn Holmes, Judicial Expert, former Councel of the U.S.
CoE Secretariat  
Total No. Participants 40 
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