Evaluation of European Union and Council of Europe Joint Project ‘Strengthening the Capacity of the Turkish Judiciary on Freedom of Expression’


The project aimed to enhance the application of the European Convention on Human Rights and the European Court of Human Rights case-law in the field of freedom of expression in the daily work of the judiciary through the interpretation and implementation of legislation in line with European standards. Among other things, the project introduced a new training curriculum for Turkish judges and prosecutors on freedom of expression, using an innovative new participatory, critical thinking methodology.