Expert support to the activities of the Council of Europe's Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ)
The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) was established by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe in 2002, with the aim to improve the efficiency and functioning of justice in the member States and the implementation of the instruments adopted by the Council of Europe to this end.
Its activities include preparation of benchmarks, data collection and analysis, development of measurement instruments and means of evaluation, adoption of documents, such as reports, guidelines, action plans, etc, and promotion of networks between legal professionals.
To carry out its tasks, CEPEJ avails itself occasionally of the support of qualified experts, NGOs and research institutes. The Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law has supported the work of the CEPEJ in the context of the following projects and activities: