On June 29, 2023 in Sofia, at the Grand Hotel Astoria, the National Institute of Justice held a face-to-face meeting of lecturers and participants, in the blended training on “Civil, Criminal and Administrative Aspects of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights”.
The topic was thoroughly and consistently discussed by the NIJ judicial trainers judge Iliana Papazova, Supreme Court of Cassation, judge Donka Chakurova, Supreme Administrative Court and judge Lada Paunova, Supreme Court of Cassation. The aim of the training was to present the civil, criminal and administrative legal dimensions of Article 8 of the ECHR. The combination of electronic and face-to-face training format contributed to the full understanding of the wide-ranging right to respect for private and family life in the context of Bulgarian and European practices.
Opportunities for direct communication with the lecturers within the provided virtual classrooms and the in-person meeting supported the process of improving the participants’ knowledge and skills for analytical reading and confident jurisprudence in line with the European legal tradition. The training was organized under the NIJ project “Modern learning environment for judges, prosecutors, investigating magistrates and other legal professionals”, supported by the Justice Programme of the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2014-2021.