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>> CCBE comments on the roadmap on the digitalization of justice in the EU (4/09/2020)
>> CCBE comments on the reform of the General Court (4/09/2020)
The CCBE calls for a more effective application of the guarantees provided by the UN Basic Principles on the roles of lawyers and reiterates its strong support to the work carried out by the Council of Europe on a future European Convention on the profession of lawyer, considering that such a specific binding instrument is needed in order to preserve the independence, integrity of the administration of justice and the rule of law.
Turkey: Following the tragic death of lawyer Ebru Timtik, the CCBE calls on the EU and Turkish authorities to take urgent measures to prevent the death of lawyer Aytaç Ünsal
The CCBE wishes to express its solidarity with those affected, pays tribute to the work of health professionals, and hopes that the management of the pandemic by national European authorities and international authorities will be carried out with respect for human rights and the rule of law.
CCBE services continue to be provided, in particular through the use of online communication technologies and remote meetings. A specific page is now available and gathers the actions taken by the CCBE and the information available at European and international level on the impact of COVID-19 on Justice. This page will be regularly updated given the evolution of the situation.
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