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06 April 2020

Activity Details (ID# 33824)  

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Title Thematic seminar for judges in Armenia on European standards for the effective investigation and adjudication of allegations of ill-treatment 
Status Completed 
Date 01/12/2011 - 23/12/2011 
Location Yerevan, Armenia
Countries CoE Members: Armenia
  Joint Programme Activity - Ill-treatment  II
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP Ill-treatment II - Reinforcing the fight against ill-treatment and impunity    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 2 - 2011/DGHL/JP/2629   Capacity-building and dissemination
Expected Result 2.1 - Relevant actors, including judges, prosecutors, lawyers, police and penitentiary officials, legal staff of Ombudsman institutions, OPCAT bodies and NGOs, decision-makers of executive and legislative institutions, have access to European and international standards for preventing and combating ill-treatment and are able to fulfil their responsibilities in accordance with these standards.
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 - Seminar 
Directorate (Service) Human Rights and Legal Affairs (Cooperation - Legal and Human Rights Capacity Building Department)
CoE Contact ,   email
Partners Association of Judges of Armenia - National Institution
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Activity Synopsis (ID# 33824) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) To enable the judges in Armenia to apply European standards for the effective adjudication of the complaints of ill-treatment, and in particular to promote the direct application of these standards.
To enhance the dialogue with the target group in Armenia. 
Output/Results The judges were trained on the effective adjudication of the complaints of ill-treatment based on the substantive guidance elaborated by the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) and in the case law of the ECtHR. The seminar resulted in a comprehesive discussion on the above-mentioned subject and an exchange of experience among the participants who highlighted relevant examples from their own work. 
Conclusions/Follow Up The capacity of judges to apply European standards in their daily work was developed. The seminar was organised in co-operation with the Association of Judges of Armenia under the Council of Europe/European Union Joint Programme ''Reinforcing the fight against ill-treatment and impunity''. The participants stated that they would make efforts to deal with the cases on ill-treatment vis-a-vis European standards. 
Participants The participants included judges from the capital and regions of Armenia. 
Consultants/Experts International and national consultants. 
CoE Secretariat Project staff. 
Total No. Participants 45 
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