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Sectors: Co-op & Development, Human Rights, Justice - Security

Beneficiaries: Administrations States, Agencies Chambers, International Organisation, Local and Regional authorities, Non-profit organisations, Schools, SMEs

Regions: Candidate countries, European Union

Category: Call for proposals


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Additional info regions:

* European Union (including overseas departments), except for Denmark and the United Kingdom;

* Albania and Montenegro


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Responsible: European Commission


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Justice programme – Supporting transnational projects on training of justice professionals covering civil law, criminal law or fundamental rights – 2020
Funds for: contributing to the effective and coherent application of EU law in the areas of civil law, criminal law and fundamental rights, as enshrined in the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, judicial ethics and the rule of law related issues

Priorities and funded actions:

* To address the training needs of justice professionals in the fields of civil law, criminal law and fundamental rights, judicial ethics and the rule of law related issues;
* To increase knowledge of EU civil, criminal and fundamental rights instruments among legal practitioners;
* To improve mutual trust between legal practitioners in cross-border judicial cooperation;
* To improve cooperation of training providers of the different legal professions;
* To increase awareness among justice professionals on the scope of application of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights and on existing remedies and redress

* To tackle training needs and improve cross-border cooperation of training providers for prison and probation staff, for example through cross-border training activities or exchanges of good training practices on EU law and fundamental rights;
* To support cross-border training activities:
– For justice professionals
– And/or for multipliers, such as judicial trainers or EU law court coordinators
– For cross-professional training, in order to stimulate discussions across judicial professions about the application of EU law and contribute to a European legal culture across professional boundaries

Among financed actions
* Training activities :
– Interactive, practice-oriented seminars;
– Multilateral exchanges between legal practitioners;
– Cross-border initial training activities (face-to-face activities or exchanges);
– Joint study visits to EU courts by legal practitioners from as many different Member States as possible;
– Creation of training material, whether for presential learning, blended learning or e-learning;
– Tools for training providers (for example: train-the-trainers events, tools to support the organisation of training in other Member States, etc.)

Additional information
* This call for proposals is an open call for proposals

* Initial duration of the action: up to 30 months

* Eligibility
– Be public entities or private organisations or international organisations;
– Involve organisations from at least two participating countries
– Profit-oriented organisations must submit applications in partnership with public entities or private non-profit-oriented organisations;
– Be established in the Member States of the European Union except for Denmark and the United Kingdom or in Albania and Montenegro

* The actions must take place in a country participating in the programme