Regional Cooperation Network of Lawyers In EU Eastern Partnership Countries

February 2023
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How to promote collaboration between judges and lawyers

Mutual understanding between lawyers and judges is one of the basis for the proper functioning of the judicial system. It ensures that citizens receive adequate protection and have confidence in the impartiality of the justice institutions. Their professional relationship and communication should be based on mutual respect which in return would contribute  to a fair and properly functioning  justice system. 

February 2023
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Access to the Profession of Lawyer: how can we improve it?

Lawyers play one of the key roles in the administration of justice. The fundamental right to a fair trial guaranteed by the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms is directly correlated to the free exercise of the profession of lawyer. Therefore, the independence and protection of lawyers should be a priority of the policy makers at international, European, and national levels. 

February 2023
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Eastern partnership countries discuss gender-related issues in the profession of lawyers

On 6 February an online event was organised to present the findings of the cross-country review of the impact of gender-related issues on the profession of lawyer and access to justice in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine. The event gathered 62 members of the Bar Associations, judges, and other national authorities’ representatives from the five countries.

February 2023
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Cooperation between Young Lawyers- Way Forward

Eastern Partnership Countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) have a striving system of young lawyers and growing tendency of establishing professional organisations. Exchange of experience fosters the young lawyers’ perspective, highlighting differences in professional approaches, stimulating reflections about their root causes, pros and cons.

December 2022
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Lawyers and judges discussed the ways to improve their professional interaction

On 25 November an online event - joint meeting of judges and lawyers was organised to discuss the implementation of Consultative Council of European Judges (CCJE) Opinion no. 16 of 2013 on the relations between judges and lawyers. The event gathered participants from Armenia, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine.


December 2022
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6 ways to improve lawyer protection in emerging European democracies

Armenia, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine have many similarities in the way they regulate lawyers’ procedural safeguards. Set out in the relevant legislation, these guarantees meet European standards. However, there are many peculiarities in every country which lead to differing degrees of lawyers' protection. 


April 2022
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Online Meeting with the President of the Supreme Court of Ukraine on Functioning of the Justice System During the War

The Ukrainian Bar Association invites you to an online meeting with Mr Vsevolod Knyazev, President of the Supreme Court, aimed at discussing the state of affairs in the justice system in view of the war. The meeting will take place on Friday, 8 April 2022, from 12:00 to 14:00 Kyiv time.


March 2022
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Free legal aid for refugees from Ukraine

Several lawyers’ associations launched hotlines for Ukrainian citizens seeking legal aid. 

March 2022
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Special Webinar. War against Ukraine.

Special Webinar organised by the European Association of Lawyers

War against Ukraine: Humanitarian law and Europe's response: EU institutions and its Member States

29 March 2022 at 18.00 (CET) on zoom