05/02/2018 - - General
Consultation on training of justice professionals on EU law

In addition to the general questionnaire on training of justice professionals on EU law launched on Friday 2 February (see below), there is a targeted questionnaire complementing the first one. This targeted questionnaire is intended for specialists of the European judicial training strategy.

The deadline to reply is the same for both questionnaires: 26 April 2018.

The targeted questionnaire is available here: https://ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/TargetedConsultationEuropeanJudicialTraining

Training of justice professionals on EU law - From evaluation to the new 2019-2025 strategy

The European Commission launched on Friday 2 February an open public consultation on training of justice professionals on EU law. The consultation period is from 1 February 2018 until 26 April 2018.

Consultation outcome

The Commission will summarise the replies after the end of the consultation period. Your replies will be taken into account when evaluating the 2011 European judicial training strategy and when designing the new European judicial training strategy for 2019-2025.

Target group

This consultation is open to all citizens and stakeholders interested in the future European judicial training strategy.

European judicial training covers the training of justice professionals on all EU legislation, including EU judicial cooperation instruments as well as the EU Charter on Fundamental Rights, the European Convention on Human Rights and the Union's core values such as the rule of law.

The justice professionals are the practitioners involved in the justice system such as judges, prosecutors, court staff, bailiffs or enforcement officers, lawyers, notaries, mediators, legal interpreters and translators, court experts, prison management and staff, probation officers.

Objective of the consultation Training of justice professionals on EU law is essential to ensure the correct and coherent application of EU law and smooth cross-border judicial proceedings. In 2011, the European Commission adopted a long-term strategy on European Judicial Training which set specific objectives for the training of justice professionals to be reached by 2020.

The aim of the present consultation is to gather interested stakeholders' views on the 2011 European judicial training strategy as well as the European judicial training strategy for 2019-2025.

More information

You will find more information on the questionnaire on the European Commission website.

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