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Fundamental Rights in Practice: European Judicial Training on the rights of persons in need of international protection

Period of implementation: 2016-2018

Fundamental Rights in Practice: European Judicial Training on the rights of persons in need of international protection

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1. The development of practice-oriented training modules, based on a participatory needs assessment. Training modules will focus on three topics: Administrative detention of third country nationals, procedures of asylum law, racism and xenophobia
2. A train the trainers workshop by EU Experts to partner national NGO staff
3. The monitoring, evaluation and improvement of the training modules 
4. The dissemination of the training modules through their translation into 6 languages
5. The development of contacts and the creation of close synergies between judicial trainers, national experts and legal practitioners throughout Europe.


The project aims to enhance the drive towards a common legal and judicial culture in EU through the implementation of practice-oriented training activities on the application of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights and CFD, promoting the creation of a European space of justice that secures the minimum standards of protection for the most vulnerable.
In order to encourage the protection of fundamental rights, that is an imperative need for the welfare of persons in need of international protection, and emphasize the obligations arising from the EU Charter and CFD, three topics-cornerstones of the management of mixed migration policies - have been selected. To contribute to the successful completion of the aforementioned objectives, the GCR has foreseen a participatory and interactive approach to the training of the judiciary and will develop standardized training modules, which reflect the real needs and the obstacles encountered on the ground.

  • An increased awareness among legal practitioners and within the broader legal community of participating partner Member States regarding the Charter of Fundamental Rights.
  • A better understanding of the importance of the implementation and protection of the rights enshrined in the EU Charter and the procedures described in CF 
  • Enhancement of knowledge on how to best situate and implement the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights within the existing national legislative framework regarding the subject areas of the project. 
  • An in-depth understanding of the state of protection of rights of refugees.
  • Another developed cooperation and networking between all stakeholders in order to create a common European idea regarding the implementation of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights in connection with asylum, racism and xenophobia.
  • A practical, ready-to-use interactive training material that can be implemented in all Member States and can be updated along the development of EU legislation in order to remain constantly useful.
  • Increased cooperation between NGOs and members of the judiciary, both at the EU level, but also at the level of Member States.
  • «Άσυλο, εγκλήματα μίσους, διοικητική κράτηση αλλοδαπών: ελλείψεις - προκλήσεις- νέες προσεγγίσεις»    Ανακοίνωση  -  Πρόσκληση
  • Διήμερο Καταληκτικό Συνέδριο για το πρόγραμμα: «Θεμελιώδη Δικαιώματα του Ανθρώπου και η εφαρμογή τους: Ευρωπαϊκό Εκπαιδευτικό Πρόγραμμα για Λειτουργούς της Δικαιοσύνης για τα δικαιώματα των προσώπων που χρήζουν διεθνούς προστασίας και όσων είναι θύματα ρατσιστικής βίας»  -  Πρόσκληση - Ατζέντα

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Δίκτυο Καταγραφής Περιστατικών Ρατσιστικής ΒίαςEuropean Council on Refugees and ExilesEuropean Network on StatelessnessSeperated Children in Europe ProgrammeEuro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network