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CoE EaP Facility   Council of Europe Eastern Partnership Facility

01/03/2011 - 31/12/2014
JP Completed  
Coordinating DG:
Office of the Director General of Programmes
4 800 000
Intervention Logic Performance Indicators Sources of Verification Assumptions
Overall Objectives
(55 Activities)
To provide support to the reform processes in the EaP countries through a multilateral approach and to bring them closer to Council of Europe and EU standards in core areas covered by the Eastern Partnership Platform 1 “Democracy, good governance and stability”.

 

 

 
Project Purpose 1      2011/DG I/JP/2632   Enhancing judicial reform in the Eastern Partnership countries 923 995 
(0 Activities)
To support and enhance the on-going process of reform of the judiciary with a view to increasing the independence, efficiency, transparency, accountability and accessibility of the judicial systems of the participating beneficiary countries, through intensive information exchange and best practice sharing.
Gaps in legislation and practice are identified for each of the beneficiary countries;
Best practices and recommendations are formulated and presented to the authorities;
The obstacles to an effective reform of the judiciary are discussed and solutions are formulated.
 
CoE reports, including CEPEJ, Venice Commission;
Experts’ feedback and Secretariat mission reports;
IGO, Media, NGO reports;
Ministries of Justice reports.
 
Political stability in the beneficiary countries;
Wide policy support and commitment to legal reforms;
Availability of funds;
Availability of national and international experts.
 
Expected Result 1.1
(19 Activities)
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.

3 Working Groups (WGs) are established;
Meetings of the WGs are held for each subject;
Reports are prepared, including findings, best practice examples and recommendations for each country;
Reports are approved by the WGs.

Minutes of the WG meetings;
List of participants in WGs;
Experts’ feedback and Secretariat mission reports;
Reports by participants in the WG meetings
 
Political stability in the beneficiary countries;
Wide policy support and commitment to legal reforms;
Availability of funds;
Availability of national and international experts.
Expected Result 1.2
(8 Activities)
Dissemination of the project’s recommendations and best practice among key national authorities and stakeholders at the national level with a view to adjusting national judicial reform policies in the identified areas of concern.

The reports are translated, published and disseminated;
Policy round tables and conferences are held;
The follow-up to the recommendations is discussed and national authorities take them on board.

Translations, publications and records of distribution;
Experts’ feedback and Secretariat mission reports;
IGO, Media, NGO reports;
Ministries of Justice reports
 
Political stability in the beneficiary countries;
Wide policy support and commitment to legal reforms;
Availability of funds for activities and further reforms;
Availability of national and international experts;
Recommendations are effectively distributed.
Project Purpose 2      2011/DG I/JP/2523   Eastern Partnership - Cooperation against Cybercrime (Cyber@EAP) 724 040 
(0 Activities)
to strengthen the capacities of criminal justice authorities of Eastern Partnership countries to cooperate effectively against cybercrime in line with European and international instruments and practices
- The standards and practices of Eastern Partnership countries are more in line with international standards, including in particular the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime  - Assessment reports prepared for each country   
Expected Result 2.1
(6 Activities)
Eastern Partnership countries have defined strategic priorities regarding cybercrime and assessed measures taken

- Document (declaration or similar) on regional and domestic priorities regarding cybercrime adopted by Eastern Partnership countries
- Assessment reports adopted for each Eastern Partnership country

- Project reports
- External evaluation report
 
Agreed priorities and recommendations of assessment reports are implemented by governments
Expected Result 2.2
(2 Activities)
Eastern Partnership countries are provided with the tools for action against cybercrime

- 6 regional workshops on specific tools against cybercrime carried out
- Recommendations adopted regarding steps to be taken in each country
- Country-specific advice provided and progress assessed

 
The tools and knowledge provided are translated into action by governments
Expected Result 2.3
(2 Activities)
Eastern Partnership countries participate more actively in international cybercrime efforts

- Level of participation of Eastern Partnership countries in international activities on cybercrime

 
Participants feed knowledge back into their work and exploit the opportunities provided by international events
Project Purpose 3      2011/DG I/JP/2524   Strengthen Good Governance and Fight against Corruption in EaP 1 126 365 
(0 Activities)
To enhance good governance and strengthen the capacities of the public administration and criminal justice sector in order to effectively prevent and fight corruption in line with the Council of Europe Conventions and other international treaties
The standards and practices of Eastern Partnership countries are in line with international standards, including in particular the Council of Europe Conventions against Corruption and other treaties and instruments

 
Assessment reports prepared for each country:

Final result reports/activity synopsis


Final evaluation report and final project report
 
Political will and cooperation with all relevant institutions supports actions as agreed and committed by EaP partner countries.

Agreed priorities and recommendations of assessment reports are implemented by governments

The tools and knowledge provided are translated into action by governments

Countries feed knowledge/technical advice received into their specific reform
 
Expected Result 3.1
(6 Activities)
Eastern Partnership countries have defined and are committed to apply policy and prevention measures concerning enhancement of good governance and the fight against corruption

3 regional workshops and 2 Regional Conferences on specific tools on good governance and Fight against corruption are carried out

Methodologies in identifying the underlining causes of corruption presented and finalised through a regional conference and published for wider dissemination

Document (declaration or similar) on regional and domestic priorities regarding good governance and the fight against corruption adopted by Eastern Partnership countries

Assessment reports on actions adopted for each Eastern Partnership country

Project reports

External evaluation report
 
Agreed priorities and recommendations of assessment reports are implemented by governments
Expected Result 3.2
(1 Activity)
Eastern Partnership countries are provided with the tools for effective law enforcement and implementation of legal frameworks when fighting economic crime

2 regional workshops and 1 regional Conference on Analysis and Typologies on laundering the proceeds of corruption carried out

Recommendations on Typologies on laundering the proceeds of corruption adopted

Country-specific advice provided and progress assessed

3 Specialized Trainings provided and training manuals made available for each country to be used and specially tailored

Project reports

External evaluation report

Typology Reports

List of recommendations / adopted
 
The tools and knowledge provided are translated into action by governments
Expected Result 3.3
(1 Activity)
Pilot: Eastern Partnership countries efficiently apply and implement European and international standards on good governance and the fight against corruption when addressing their specific needs.

Level of specific reforms in each Eastern Partnership countries improved due to specially tailored advice (through each Pilot Country activity)

Pilot Activity Report/Result

Assesment Reports and Recommendations/Advice
 
Countries feed knowledge/technical advice received into their specific reform
Project Purpose 4      2011/DPA/JP/2466   Support to free and fair elections in the EaP countries 935 900 
(0 Activities)
To support electoral standards especially in pre-electoral periods.

More specifically,
to provide training to the electoral administration on specific issues;
to create a platform among national NGOs for the training of national observers;
to raise voters awareness of the electoral process and participation in it.

The electoral process are organised and run smoothly
The number of electoral disputes decreases
Participation rates increase, especially among young voters.
 
National and international election observers reports;
Statistics on electoral disputes
 
Political stability in the beneficiary countries;
Wide policy support and commitment to reforms;
Availability of funds;
Availability of national and international experts.
 
Expected Result 4.1
(0 Activities)
NGOs are better prepared to fulfil their role as observers and provide constructive criticism on the electoral process.

A platform is created and an exchange of experiences and skills is set up.

National and international election observers reports;
Statistics on electoral disputes
 
Political stability in the beneficiary countries;
Wide policy support and commitment to reforms;
Availability of funds;
Availability of national and international experts.
Expected Result 4.2
(4 Activities)
Voters are better aware of their role in the functioning of democratic elections and increase their participation.

Participation is increased and phenomena such as family voting are reduced

National and international election observers reports.

Statistics on electoral disputes
 
Political stability in the beneficiary countries;
Wide policy support and commitment to reforms;
Availability of funds;
Availability of national and international experts.
Project Purpose 5      2011/CDL/JP/2652   CoE Facility - capacity building of electoral administrations 300 000 
(3 Activities)
To ensure the implementation of the principles of the European electoral heritage, especially in pre-electoral periods
The electoral process is organised and run in conformity with European standards.
 
National and international election observers reports.  The authporities of the targeted countries are willing to co-operate on issues of common interest 
Expected Result 5.1
(3 Activities)
Electoral administrations are better prepared to fulfil their tasks (training on specific issues provided)

European standards are better implemented and the electoral process runs smoothly

National and international election observers reports;
Statistics on electoral disputes
 
Political stability in the beneficiary countries;
Wide policy support and commitment to reforms;
Availability of funds;
Availability of national and international experts.
Project Purpose 6      2011/DG PROG/JP/2634   Transversal component: co-ordination and visibility 289 700 
(3 Activities)
Co-ordination: Transversal activities will aim at ensuring an overall co-ordination in the implementation of the thematic components, as well as at giving appropriate visibility to CoE and EU action under the Facility as a whole. Such activities would notably include kick-off, mid-term and wrap-up transversal Steering Committee meetings combined with media events. Other visibility actions, notably creation and updating of the Facility’s website, are also envisaged.
     
Expected Result 6.1
(3 Activities)
Transversal Steering Committees: to enable all main partners involved (CoE, EU & national authorities) to be provided with updated information on progress in projects’ implementation and to assess impact of projects in targeted areas. The mission of the Steering Committee is to assess and to guide the Facility’s projects’ implementation: ensuring that the deliverables meet the requirements which were set, advising on decisions on the requirements for the Facility’s projects, assessing the monitoring and audit results and supervising a communication campaign following the visibility guidelines concerning, notably, acknowledgement of EU financing.


 
Expected Result 6.2
(0 Activities)
Visibility actions: The proposed Facility will follow the latest visibility guidelines concerning acknowledgement of EU financing.
Key results will be communicated to all governmental, non-governmental and other stakeholders. All reports and publications produced shall be widely disseminated. For this purpose, a website will be created and regularly updated. All activities will adhere to the European Union requirements for visibility on EU-funded activities, as described in the published “EU Visibility Guidelines” . This shall include, but not be limited to, press releases and briefings, reports, seminars, workshops, events, publications, websites and any promotional items.


 
Activities

Project Purpose 1 (JP/2632)
  -> To support and enhance the on-going process of reform of the judiciary with a view to increasing the independence, efficiency, transparency, accountability and accessibility of the judicial systems of the participating beneficiary countries, through intensive information exchange and best practice sharing.


  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.

(32702)
05/05/2011
- 06/05/2011

Completed

 
First transversal steering Committee meeting ''Eastern Partnership''
    Human Rights and Legal Affairs
(1)
(32629)
18/05/2011
Completed

 
Enhancing judicial reform in the Eastern Partnership countries – Introductory meeting
    Human Rights and Legal Affairs
(2)
(32891)
09/06/2011
- 10/06/2011

Completed

 
Enhancing judicial reform in the Eastern Partnership countries – First session of the Working Group on independent judicial systems
    Human Rights and Legal Affairs
(3)
(33160)
11/07/2011
- 13/07/2011

Completed

 
Enhancing judicial reform in the Eastern Partnership – Second session of the Working Group on independent judicial systems
    Human Rights and Legal Affairs
(4)
(33269)
18/08/2011
Completed

 
“Enhancing judicial reform in the Eastern Partnership countries”_”Independent judicial systems”_“Expert meeting”
    Human Rights and Legal Affairs
(5)
(33267)
29/08/2011
Completed

 
“Enhancing judicial reform in the Eastern Partnership countries”_”Independent judicial systems”_”Wrap-up”
    Human Rights and Legal Affairs
(6)
(33268)
31/08/2011
- 02/09/2011

Completed

 
“Enhancing judicial reform in the Eastern Partnership countries”_”Professional judicial systems”_“September session”
    Human Rights and Legal Affairs
(7)
(33506)
19/09/2011
Completed

 
EU planning meeting on Eastern Partnership Programme
    Human Rights and Legal Affairs
(8)
(33503)
12/10/2011
- 14/10/2011

Completed

 
“Enhancing judicial reform in the Eastern Partnership countries”_”October session”
    Human Rights and Legal Affairs
(9)
(33504)
14/10/2011
Planned

 
“Enhancing judicial reform in the Eastern Partnership countries”_''Presentation of the Debriefing Paper on Self-governing judicial bodies and Judges' Careers''
    Human Rights and Legal Affairs
(10)
(33988)
19/12/2011
Completed

 
EU planning meeting on Eastern Partnership Programme
    Human Rights and Legal Affairs
(11)
(34079)
14/02/2012
- 17/02/2012

Planned

 
“Enhancing judicial reform in the Eastern Partnership countries”_February sessions
    Human Rights and Legal Affairs
(12)
(33866)
01/04/2012
- 31/03/2013

Completed

 
The report on ''Judicial Efficiency'', Working Group 3.
    Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
(13)
(35070)
06/06/2012
- 07/07/2012

Planned

 
Eastern Partnership Platform 1 meeting
    Human Rights and Legal Affairs
(14)
(35485)
11/10/2012
- 12/10/2012

Planned

 
Meeting of the WG Efficient Judicial Systems to discuss the draft report on Judicial Efficiency.
    Human Rights and Legal Affairs
(15)
(37119)
21/10/2013
Completed

 
Conference on ''Republic of Moldova: justice free of corruption'' Chisinau, the Republic of Moldova
    Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
(16)
(37238)
04/12/2013
Completed

 
Working Group 1 Independent Judicial Systems meeting
    Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
(17)
(37655)
01/01/2014
- 31/12/2014

Completed

 
The report on ''Judicial Efficiency'' 2014
    Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
(18)
(38117)
14/07/2014
- 15/09/2014

Planned

 
Review of the judicial statistics Georgia and the Republic of Moldova
    Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
(19)

  Expected Result 1.2 Dissemination of the project’s recommendations and best practice among key national authorities and stakeholders at the national level with a view to adjusting national judicial reform policies in the identified areas of concern.

(34885)
22/05/2012
- 23/05/2012

Completed

 
Country visit to the Republic of Moldova for the purpose of presenting the reports on judicial self-governing and judges’ career, on judges' training and on lawyers' profession
    Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
(1)
(34996)
05/06/2012
- 07/06/2012

Completed

 
Country visit to Ukraine for the purpose of presenting the reports on judicial self-governing and judges’ career, on judges' training and on lawyers' profession
    Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
(2)
(35071)
12/06/2012
- 13/06/2012

Planned

 
Country visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan for the purpose of presenting the three Project Reports: Judicial Self-Governing Bodies and Judges’ Career, Profession of lawyer and Training of Judges.
    Human Rights and Legal Affairs
(3)
(35068)
18/06/2012
- 22/06/2012

Planned

 
Country visit to Georgia for the purpose of presenting the reports on judicial self-governing and judges’ career, on judges' training and on lawyers' profession
    Human Rights and Legal Affairs
(4)
(35186)
27/06/2012
- 28/06/2012

Planned

 
Country visit to Armenia for the purpose of presenting the reports on judicial self-governing and judges’ career, on judges' training and on lawyers' profession
    Human Rights and Legal Affairs
(5)
(35184)
16/11/2012
Planned

 
First Steering Committee Meeting and meeting of the Eastern Partnership Panel on Improved Functioning of Judiciary, Brussels 16 November 2012
    Human Rights and Legal Affairs
(6)
(36398)
22/04/2013
- 03/05/2013

Completed

 
Country visits to Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Republic of Moldova and Urkaine for the purpose of presenting the report on Efficient Judicial Systems
    Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
(7)
(36643)
17/06/2013
Completed

 
Justice Panel meeting in Chisinau
    Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
(8)

Project Purpose 2 (JP/2523)
  -> to strengthen the capacities of criminal justice authorities of Eastern Partnership countries to cooperate effectively against cybercrime in line with European and international instruments and practices


  Expected Result 2.1 Eastern Partnership countries have defined strategic priorities regarding cybercrime and assessed measures taken

(32677)
01/03/2011
- 31/12/2011

Under way

 
CyberCrime@EAP - Horizontal activities and general management in 2011
    Human Rights and Legal Affairs
(1)
(32688)
01/03/2011
- 31/12/2011

Completed

 
CyberCrime@EAP - Activities under Expected Result 1 in 2011: Strategic priorities regarding cybercrime
    Human Rights and Legal Affairs
(2)
(34118)
01/01/2012
- 31/12/2012

Under way

 
CyberCrime@EAP - Horizontal activities and general management in 2011
    Human Rights and Legal Affairs
(3)
(34120)
01/01/2013
- 30/06/2013

Under way

 
CyberCrime@EAP - Activities under Expected Result 1 in 2011: Strategic priorities regarding cybercrime
    Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
(4)
(36031)
01/01/2013
- 31/08/2013

Under way

 
CyberCrime@EAP - Activities under Expected Result 1 in 2013: Strategic priorities regarding cybercrime
    Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
(5)
(36591)
01/01/2013
- 30/06/2013

Under way

 
CyberCrime@EAP - Activities under Expected Result 1 in 2011: Strategic priorities regarding cybercrime
    Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
(6)

  Expected Result 2.2 Eastern Partnership countries are provided with the tools for action against cybercrime

(32689)
01/03/2011
- 31/12/2011

Completed

 
CyberCrime@EAP - Activities under Expected Result 2 in 2011: Tools for action against cybercrime
    Human Rights and Legal Affairs
(1)
(34121)
01/01/2012
- 31/12/2012

Under way

 
CyberCrime@EAP - Activities under Expected Result 2 in 2012: Tools for action against cybercrime
    Human Rights and Legal Affairs
(2)

  Expected Result 2.3 Eastern Partnership countries participate more actively in international cybercrime efforts

(32690)
01/03/2011
- 31/12/2011

Completed

 
CyberCrime@EAP - Activities under Expected Result 3 in 2011: International cybercrime efforts
    Human Rights and Legal Affairs
(1)
(34122)
01/01/2012
- 31/12/2012

Under way

 
CyberCrime@EAP - Activities under Expected Result 3 in 2011: International cybercrime efforts
    Human Rights and Legal Affairs
(2)

Project Purpose 3 (JP/2524)
  -> To enhance good governance and strengthen the capacities of the public administration and criminal justice sector in order to effectively prevent and fight corruption in line with the Council of Europe Conventions and other international treaties


  Expected Result 3.1 Eastern Partnership countries have defined and are committed to apply policy and prevention measures concerning enhancement of good governance and the fight against corruption

(32694)
01/03/2011
- 31/12/2011

Completed

 
EaP / CoE Facility: Good Governance and Corruption Component (March 2011 - December 2011)
    Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
(1)
(34136)
02/01/2012
- 31/12/2013

Completed

 
EaP / CoE Facility: Good Governance and Corruption Component (March 2011 - December 2013)
    Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
(2)
(36032)
01/01/2013
- 31/08/2013

Under way

 
EaP/CoE Facility Project on ''Good Governance and Fight against Corruption'' (March 2011- August 2013)
    Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
(3)
(36985)
06/08/2013
- 07/08/2013

Planned

 
Meeting with the Project management - (EaP/CoE Facility) Project on “Good Governance and Fight against Corruption”
    Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
(4)
(37656)
28/02/2014
- 31/12/2014

Under way

 
EaP/CoE Facility: Good Governance and Fight against Corruption (March-December 2014) cost extension
    Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
(5)
(37807)
01/04/2014
- 31/12/2014

Under way

 
EaP/CoE Facility: Good Governance and Fight against Corruption Component (April-December 2014)
    Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
(6)

  Expected Result 3.2 Eastern Partnership countries are provided with the tools for effective law enforcement and implementation of legal frameworks when fighting economic crime

(36193)
01/01/2013
- 31/08/2013

Under way

 
EaP/CoE Facility Project on ''Good Governance and Fight against Corruption'' (March 2011- August 2013)
    Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
(1)

  Expected Result 3.3 Pilot: Eastern Partnership countries efficiently apply and implement European and international standards on good governance and the fight against corruption when addressing their specific needs.

(36033)
01/01/2013
- 31/08/2013

Under way

 
EaP/CoE Facility Project on ''Good Governance and Fight against Corruption'' (March 2011- August 2013)
    Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
(1)

Project Purpose 4 (JP/2466)
  -> To support electoral standards especially in pre-electoral periods. More specifically, to provide training to the electoral administration on specific issues; to create a platform among national NGOs for the training of national observers; to raise voters awareness of the electoral process and participation in it.


  Expected Result 4.2 Voters are better aware of their role in the functioning of democratic elections and increase their participation.

(32372)
19/05/2011
- 20/05/2011

Completed

 
Initiating planning workshop of the domestic election observation platform project of the EaP facility
    Democracy and Political Affairs
(1)
(33388)
05/09/2011
- 06/09/2011

Completed

 
First meeting of awareness-raising for voters in the framework of the Eastern Partnership Facility
    Democracy and Political Affairs
(2)
(33724)
07/09/2011
- 14/09/2011

Completed

 
Assessment of best practices in domestic election observation
    Democracy and Political Affairs
(3)
(33723)
24/10/2011
- 04/11/2011

Completed

 
Assessment of best practices in domestic election observation
    Democracy and Political Affairs
(4)

Project Purpose 5 (JP/2652)
  -> To ensure the implementation of the principles of the European electoral heritage, especially in pre-electoral periods


  Expected Result 5.1 Electoral administrations are better prepared to fulfil their tasks (training on specific issues provided)

(34640)
13/05/2011
Completed

 
1st meeting of the Presidents of Central Electoral Commissions of countries-beneficiaries of the Council of Europe's Eastern Partnership Facility
    Venice Commission
(1)
(34401)
21/09/2011
- 22/09/2011

Completed

 
“ Voters lists and electoral disputes”
    Venice Commission
(2)
(35003)
26/03/2012
- 27/03/2012

Completed

 
“ Voters lists and registers ”
    Venice Commission
(3)

Project Purpose 6 (JP/2634)
  -> Co-ordination: Transversal activities will aim at ensuring an overall co-ordination in the implementation of the thematic components, as well as at giving appropriate visibility to CoE and EU action under the Facility as a whole. Such activities would notably include kick-off, mid-term and wrap-up transversal Steering Committee meetings combined with media events. Other visibility actions, notably creation and updating of the Facility’s website, are also envisaged.


  Expected Result 6.1 Transversal Steering Committees: to enable all main partners involved (CoE, EU & national authorities) to be provided with updated information on progress in projects’ implementation and to assess impact of projects in targeted areas. The mission of the Steering Committee is to assess and to guide the Facility’s projects’ implementation: ensuring that the deliverables meet the requirements which were set, advising on decisions on the requirements for the Facility’s projects, assessing the monitoring and audit results and supervising a communication campaign following the visibility guidelines concerning, notably, acknowledgement of EU financing.

(32511)
05/05/2011
Completed

 
Council of Europe Eastern Partnership Facility Steering Committee Meeting
    Democracy and Political Affairs
(1)
(33755)
19/10/2011
Completed

 
Information meeting on Council of Europe Eastern Partnership Facility
    Democracy and Political Affairs
(2)
(35115)
04/06/2012
- 08/06/2012

Planned

 
Round of consultations with the Ministry of Justice of Morocco on the evaluation of the Moroccan justice system
    Democracy and Political Affairs
(3)



 
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