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(Joint Programmes)
HELP EU   HELP in the 28
Showing only one 'Expected Result'
Narrative (Work Plan)
01/04/2015 - 31/03/2017
JP Completed  
Coordinating DG:
Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
1 670 873
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    Intervention Logic Performance Indicators Sources of Verification Assumptions
    Overall Objectives To support EU member states in implementing the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) at national level, by coordinating and improving national and international training activities through networking for legal professionals, enhancing judges, prosecutors and lawyers’ capacity to apply the ECHR in their daily work.
     

     

     
    Project Purpose 0      2015/DG I/JP/3201   Help in the 28 1 670 873 
    Judges, prosecutors and lawyers from partner EU Member States (MS) acquire the reflex to refer to the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU (the Charter), the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and the revised European Social Charter (ESC) in national proceedings (by enhancing their capacities) •Degree of application of knowledge acquired by legal professionals in targeted EU countries (e.g. number & kind of victims receiving support from trained legal professionals)
    • Number of enrolment of legal professionals in HELP e-learning courses (measured in Dec-16 and Dec-17, one year after project ends –and for Anti-discrimination, measured also in Dec-14 and Dec-15)
    • Society in general and victims of H.R.violation of targeted EU MS express satisfaction towards state protection of selected H.R. areas
    • Awareness on H.R. among legal professionals in targeted EU MS increase
    • Increased rating of pilot EU countries in international indexes re selected areas one year after project ends
     
    • CoE reports of targeted EU countries (chapters relevant to targeted areas)
    • Case law of targeted countries referring to cases covered under targeted areas
    • Chapters of reports of International organizations (e.g. CEPEJ) or NGOs related to targeted areas
    • Media/press articles related to targeted areas
    • Training programmes and curricula of the national training institutions (NTI) and bar associations (BA) in targeted EU countries
     
    (1) Continuous will of EU countries to apply CoE&EU H.R. standards
    (2) Situation in EU countries is stable without further deterioration of financial/security situation
    (3) EU partner countries cooperate and closely dialogue with the CoE aimed at including the EU Charter/ECHR/ESC law into their national systems and legal training curricula
    (4) Continuing support of EU and other partner international organisations like the EJTN or FRA
    (5) Interest from the legal professionals to enhance their skills on targeted areas
    (6) Greater societal awareness-raising on targeted topics (anti-discrimination, labour rights, privacy rights and bioethics)
     
    Expected Result 0.4
    (5 Activities) Narrative
    Increased ability of legal professionals –judges, prosecutors and lawyers- to apply domestically the European human rights standards in their daily work. In the case of lawyers, including the ability to bring a case before the ECtHR and to avoid applications to the ECtHR of manifestly unfounded or inadmissible claims



    • Degree of implementation of Action Work Plan every six months and at the end of the project
    • At least 430 legal professionals and 20 law enforcement officers from EU MS have tested the new curricula (target group)
    • At least 20 experts from EUMS trained as tutors on the HELP methodology through training-of-trainers (trainers of the target group)

    • HELP Secretariat and ‘HELP in the 28’ team reports
    • Reports and/or training programmes of NTI and BA
    • Feedback from the trainers and trainees of the NTI
    • Evaluation of the trainings and questionnaires
    • CoE/EU monitoring reports/assessments

    • Mission and meetings reports
     
    (1) Pro-active role of partner NTI and BA to promote HELP in the 28 courses and seminars among their members
    (2) Updated ECHR/ESC training products, curricula and interactive tools (website)
    (3) Interest from legal professionals to take regular/self-learning courses and will to apply the knowledge acquired





     
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