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25 March 2019

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

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07 March 2019

International rules for cross-border access to e-evidence: CCBE urges the Commission to postpone negotiations with the U.S. and the Council of Europe

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20 February 2019

Endangered lawyers

  The European Parliament is holding a hearing on attacks against lawyers:... read more

03 December 2018

The 2018 CCBE Human Rights Award

10 September 2018

The letter of European Bars Federation's President, Michele Lucherini, to Romania's President, Klaus Iohannis

30 August 2018

International Court of Arbitration #2 Annual Conference – 27.09.2018, Crowne Plaza Bucharest

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20 August 2018

52th Congress of the FBE Warsaw 20-22 September 2018

28 June 2018

Andra Camelia Ionescu - Arbitral Awards Enforcement under the New York Convention

The New York Convention, 1958,embodies the instrument based on which foreign arbitral awards are rec... read more

21 May 2018


On May 19.2018, The General Assembly of the FBE, which represents 250 member bar associations with 1... read more

12 April 2018

GRECO report 11.04.2018

The GRECO report on the amendment of the laws of justice and criminal law in Romania is accessible h... read more

12 April 2018

Find an Expert - questionnaire by the Civil Justice Programme of the European Union

  Dear Sir/Madam, As part of its “e-justice” programme, the European C... read more

28 February 2018

Training of justice professionals on EU law - From evaluation to the new 2019-2025 strategy

Training of justice professionals on EU law is essential to ensure the correct and coherent application of EU law and smooth cross-border judicial proceedings. In 2011, the European Commission adopted a long-term strategy on European Judicial Training which set specific objectives for the training of justice professionals to be reached by 2020.The aim of the present consultation is to gather interested stakeholders\' views on the 2011 European judicial training strategy as well as the European judicial training strategy for 2019-2025.

28 February 2018

CCBE 2017 Annual Report

CCBE published the 2017 Annual Report.The report is accessible here together with previous year... read more

22 February 2018


Following the meeting of the Eastern Bars Committee of the European Bars Federation, which was organ... read more

28 January 2018

Resolution regarding the independence of lawyers, judges, prosecutors, and the administration of justice in Eastern Europe – London, 11.11.17

On the 11th November 2017, the General Assembly of the FBE, which represents 250 member bars and ther 800.000 member lawyers, expressed its continuing concerns for the situation of lawyers and judges in Easten Europe, notably Romania, Poland, Serbia, and Bulgaria recognising the threat to the independence of lawyers, judges, prosecutors and administration of justice, as a result of government policies and the intervention of politicians concerning the appointment, regulation and dismissal of judges, interference in the prosecution service and restrictions on the rights of lawyers representing their clients.