CCBE: Human Rights Award 2017 is granted to Georgian lawyer Zaza Khatiashvili

November 27th, 2017 § 0 comments § permalink


On 24 November 2017, during the Plenary Session in Brussels, the CCBE granted its 2017 Human Rights Award to the Chairman of the Georgian Bar Association Zaza Khatiashvili.
Mr. Zaza Khatiashvili has been active in the defence of human rights in the international area and at the national stage.
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EU report: Evaluation of Ukrainian reforms shows considerable progress but need to accelerate implementation to reap full benefits

November 16th, 2017 § 0 comments § permalink

The report, which was published yesterday, provides in section 2.3 ‘Justice, Freedom and Security’, amongst others: “The implementation of justice reforms continued. The perceived level of judicial independence remains very low but is increasing according to the latest survey by the World Economic Forum of businesses’ perceptions.”

The report is available here (see pages 6-8 for section 2.3 ‘Justice, Freedom and Security’).