23 judges, prosecutors and investigating magistrates took part in the training for trainers on “Judicial Ethics and Integrity”

On 20 and 21 June 2023, the National Institute of Justice held a training for trainers on “Judicial Ethics and Integrity”, which was attended by 23 members of professional ethics commissions of the judiciary.

The teaching team included Mr. Jeremy Cooper, author of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime’s Manual for Trainers on Judicial Conduct and Ethics, and Rositsa Toncheva, judge at the Varna Court of Appeal. In their presentations the trainers focused on the universal principles of judicial ethics, professional integrity, judicial case law in relation to the Code of Ethical Conduct for Bulgarian Magistrates.

The training was organized under the NIJ project “Modern learning environment for judges, prosecutors, investigating magistrates and other legal professionals”, implemented with the support of the Justice Programme of the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2014-2021.

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