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New CCBE Presidency

The new CCBE Presidency takes office as of 1st January 2020

CCBE Human Rights Award 2019

The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) grants its 2019 Human Rights Award to four Iranian lawyers currently in prison: Nasrin Sotoudeh, Abdolfattah Soltani, Mohammad Najafi and Amirsalar Davoudi.

The CCBE expresses its shock over the murder of Dutch lawyer Derk Wiersum

The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) is utterly shocked by the murder of Dutch lawyer Derk Wiersum this morning.

CCBE calls for respect for the rule of law regarding the selection of the European Public Prosecutor

CCBE calls on the European Union and its Member States to defend the rule of law with respect to the selection procedure for the EPPO.

CCBE response to the Commission Consultation on the EU implementation of the Aarhus Convention

CCBE submits observations on the Commission Consultation on the EU implementation of the Aarhus Convention in the area of access of justice in environmental matters