50 trainees of the 10th generation of the Justice Academy of the Republic of Serbia have started the HELP course (human rights education for members of the legal professions) to introduce the European Convention on Human Rights and the European Court of Human Rights. This year, the course was listed as compulsory as part of the Judicial Academy’s annual program for initial education. Young lawyers from Serbia are the first group to attend the updated version of the HELP course, which started on March 31, 2020.
The course is carried out in cooperation with the Judicial Academy of the Republic of Serbia and HELP in the Western Balkans as part of the European Union and Council action “Strengthening effective legal remedies against human rights violations in Serbia” Joint European program “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey 2019-2020 “.
In the coming period, the course participants will have the opportunity to broaden their knowledge, among other things, of the structure and interpretation of the European Convention on Human Rights, the functioning of the European Court of Human Rights and the duration of the application submitted to the European Court of Justice, as well as the process of enforcing the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights.