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03 April 2020

Activity Details (ID# 33267)  

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Title “Enhancing judicial reform in the Eastern Partnership countries”_”Independent judicial systems”_”Wrap-up” 
Status Completed 
Date 29/08/2011 
Location Strasbourg, Council of Europe
Countries CoE Members: Armenia / Azerbaijan / Georgia / Republic of Moldova / Ukraine
Organisations: Council of Europe / European Union
Others: Belarus
Groups: Multilateral
  Joint Programme Activity - CoE EaP Facility
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP CoE EaP Facility - Council of Europe Eastern Partnership Facility    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 1 - 2011/DGHL/JP/2632   Enhancing judicial reform in the Eastern Partnership countries
Expected Result 1.1 - Legal and practical obstacles to the implementation of the applicable European standards as regards judicial reform in the beneficiary countries are identified through intensive information exchange and best practice sharing.
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

Working Method

Directorate (Service) Human Rights and Legal Affairs (Cooperation - Legal and Human Rights Capacity Building Department)
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Activity Synopsis (ID# 33267) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) The objective was to introduces to the representatives of the beneficiary countries the Draft Debriefing Paper on “Independent Judicial Systems: Self-Governing Judicial Bodies and Judges’ Careers” and receive their feedback.

Output/Results The report was presented. Comments were received. The Secretariat decided to examined the countries’ contributions, revise the document and schedule the presentation of the final version of this document. 
Conclusions/Follow Up  
Participants The meeting was attened by 12 delegates from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. They represented national Ministries of Justice and self-governing judicial bodies. 
1. Mr Carsten Mahnke, Lawyer, Long-Term Consultant under the CoE/EU Joint Programme on the Transparency and Efficiency of the Judicial System of Ukraine
2. Mr Virgilijus Valancius, Judge of the Supreme Administrative Court, Professor of Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania
CoE Secretariat Judiciary Division of the Legal and Human Rights Capacity Building Department:
Ms Hanne Juncher, Ms Tatiana Termacic, Ms Clementina Barbaro, Ms Anastasia Shadarova, Mr Sergey Dikman
Total No. Participants 19 
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