HELP Network Conference 2016

June 28th, 2016 § 0 comments

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Source: Council of Europe, HELP

This year’s HELP Network conference took place on 16-17 June 2016 and was entitled ‘HELP, leading the way to case-law harmonisation’.

Topics of discussion – The conference discussed various topics, “going from the methodological approach and impact assessment tools of human rights education for legal professionals, to the contribution of training to case law harmonisation, and included an exchange of good practices on the implementation of the Brighton and Brussels Declarations, ensuing Rec(2004)4 of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe.”

Launch of the HELP Guidebook on Human Rights training methodology for legal professionals – The HELP Guidebook is “designed to assist those with a responsibility for delivering training to legal professionals in the field of human rights using the HELP methodology and resources. It discusses the considerations that should be taken into account when developing a programme of training centred upon human rights and upon European human rights standards in particular.”

HELP consultative board – The conference elected the members of the HELP consultative board: Petros Alikakos, Sandra Budimir, Jasmina Krstenic, Simon O’Toole, Dagmara Rajska, Musa Toprak. Their role is to support the HELP Secretariat by providing regular advisory support.

More information on the conference can be downloaded here.

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