ENCJ confirms importance of Judicial Training in EU Law PDF Print E-mail

The European Network of Councils for the Judiciary underlines the message of the European Commission in their recent communication on European Judicial Training. The ENCJ stresses that the European Judicial Training Network (EJTN) and the national training institutes are indispensible in reaching the goals set out by the European Commission.  The ENCJ is fully committed to contribute to the ambitions of the Commission and calls upon its Members to support and initiate actions that may add to the judges of Europe becoming European judges. 

ENCJ press release on Judicial Training

European Commission adopts Communication on Judicial Training PDF Print E-mail

On 13 September 2011 the European Commission adopted a Communication titled "Building trust in EU-wide justice - A new dimension to European judicial training" . In it the European Commision sets a goal of training 700.000 legal professionals in EU law by 2020.

Corresponding press release of the European Commission

Third edition Newsletter CSM Romania PDF Print E-mail
In august the Romanian Council for the Judiciary published its third edition of the Newsletter. In the newsletter The President of the Council calls for solidarity between judges and other legal professionales.
ENCJ Newsletter 7th Edition PDF Print E-mail
The 7th Edition of the ENCJ Bulletin is published. In this new edition, you may read a report of the last meeting of the General Assembly in Vilnius, and news regarding the Judiciary and the judicial policies in several European countries.
Susan Denham, new Chief Justice of Ireland PDF Print E-mail

Mrs Justice Susan Denham has been appointed as new Chief Justice of Ireland. She made the constitutional declaration on July 25th , 2011 in the presence of President Mary McAleese, the Prime Minister Kenny, the Attorney General and the Minister for Justice. In a statement issued through the Courts Service, Mrs Denham said "the time has now come to develop a Judicial Council in Ireland, to support the Judiciary in their difficult task, whilst providing assurance to the public that all judges maintain our traditional high judicial standards."

As Chief Justice, Susan Denham will chair the Courts Service Board.


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05/04/2016 > CCJE and the CCPE publish report on the challenges for judicial impartiality and independence in Council of Europe member States
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Report from the CCJE and the CCPE on the main challenges for judicial impartiality and independence in Council of Europe member States The Bureaus of the Consultative Council of European Judges (CCJE [ ... ]

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