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21 November 2019

Activity Details (ID# 39255)  

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Title Working group meeting on introducing the CEPEJ tools and guidelines on efficiency and quality of justice in the NIJ initial and continuous training curricula for judges 
Description Expected results:
- The selected NIJ trainers and CEPEJ experts reviewed the NIJ training curricula for judges and court staff and introduced topics related to the most important CEPEJ tools and guidelines on efficiency and quality of justice;
- Training courses and relevant support material are developed in view of implementing the initial and continuous training on CEPEJ tools and guidelines;

Status Completed 
Date 25/08/2016 - 26/08/2016 
Location Baku, Azerbaijan
Countries CoE Members: Republic of Moldova
CM or PACE Observers: Canada
  Joint Programme Activity - PCF-II.1-Justice
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP PCF-II.1-Justice - II.1 Strengthening independence and efficiency of justice    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 4 - 2015/DG I/JP/3195   Strengthening the efficiency of justice and support to lawyers’ profession in the Republic of Moldova
Expected Result 4.4 - NIJ uses the CEPEJ tools and guidelines on efficiency and quality of justice in their initial and continuous trainings for judges.
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

Organisation of meetings - Small scale meeting 
Directorate (Service) Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law (Justice and Legal Cooperation Department)
CoE Contact ,   email
Partners National Institute of Justice - National Institution
Web Pages
Documents & links
1 http://www.coe.int/t/dghl/cooperation/cepej/cooperation/Moldova/default_Prog_2015_2017_en.asp  
Last Modified 14/09/2016 

Activity Synopsis (ID# 39255) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) Support to practical implementation of training including CEPEJ main instruments for judges and court staff. Facilitate its introduction in the programme of training of the Justice Academy of Azerbaijan and the National Institute of Justice of Moldova. 
Output/Results The training workshop attained its objectives. The ENM experts further presented to the participants the organisation, methodology and content of the training on court management in France. Ms. Martin-Pigalle outlined the method of the ENM to teach management of courts to judges. In France management is common to judges and prosecutors, which requires constant consultations on the management of courts. The training is very practical and has a theoretical part and a practical part. It also aims to promote the use of various management tools put at the disposal of courts. Mr Sami Ben Hadj Yahia explained the philosophy of the school and how are defined the training needs in the ENM. He explained the teaching methods and educational tools used by teachers.

The CEPEJ expert explained the use of the instruments of the CEPEJ and interest to teach in judicial training. He considers it important to develop a strategy, methodology and set targets for optimal management training. He then presented the results of a survey in which participated the 28 member states of the European Union to determine the basic principles and best practices that can be identified in these countries for judicial training. Finally Mr Visart de Bocarme outlined the main operating rules of the Belgian Judicial Training Institute and the methodology used for management education. 
Conclusions/Follow Up The two national judicial training institutions from Azerbaijan and Moldova seem close as concerns and teaching philosophy. Both are convinced of the importance of developing training on judicial management.
The national judicial training institutions are already familiar with the tools of the CEPEJ and seem convinced of the usefulness of teaching.
The teaching methods used by the national judicial training institutions seem well developed. They are sensitive to apply modern teaching and powerful teaching tools. 
Participants MOLDOVA

Ms Diana SCOBIOALA, Executive Director of the National Institute of Justice
Mr Dorel MUSTEATA, Trainer of the NIJ, Judge and Member of the Supreme Council of Magistracy
Ms Lilia GRIMALSCHI, Trainer of the NIJ, CEPEJ Correspondent, Head of Unit at the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Moldova
Mr Petru BALAN, Trainer of the NIJ, Lawyer, Ph.D. candidate at the University of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova
Consultants/Experts - Mr Sami Ben Hadj Yahia, Advisor to the Secretariat of the Court of Appeal in Angers, Coordinator of training programmes of the National School for the Judiciary of France (l’École nationale de la magistrature - ENM),
- Ms Colette Martin Pigalle, Honorary President of the Court of Appeal in Angers and ENM trainer
- Mr Cedric Visart de Bocarme, Magistrate, Chair of the Consultative Council of European Prosecutors, CEPEJ Expert (Belgium) 
CoE Secretariat Mr Leonid ANTOHI
Total No. Participants 20 
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