Training networks

THANKS TO ITS CONVICTION THAT SHARING PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICES IS THE ONLY WAY TO GUARANTEE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF A JUDICIAL SYSTEM, THE ENM IS INVOLVED IN SEVERAL EUROPEAN AND INTERNATIONAL TRAINING NETWORKS. WITH ITS EXPERIENCE AND PRIVILEGED POSITION AS A FOUNDER MEMBER, IT IS ABLE TO INJECT A DYNAMIC MOMENTUM CENTRED ON EXCHANGES AND MUTUAL TRUST. THESE NETWORKS ARE A WAY OF PROMOTING CONTINENTAL LAW AND SPREADING AWARENESS OF THE FRENCH MODEL FOR TRAINING JUDGES AND PROSECUTORS. THE JOINT REFLECTION THAT TAKES PLACE WITHIN THESE NETWORKS HAS LED TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS FOR JUDICIAL TRAINING

The European Judicial Training Network (EJTN)

The ENM is a founder member of the EJTN, which was set up in 2000 and includes all the judicial training institutes of the 27 Member States of the European Union. The network's aim is to offer innovative training programmes and EU resources in the field of law. It also regularly creates spaces for exchanges between serving and trainee judges and prosecutors with a view to developing a shared European judicial culture.
The ENM chaired the network's Steering Committee between 2014 and 2019. Each year, about fifty in-service training sessions for French judges and prosecutors are also open to their European colleagues.

Euro-Arab Judicial Training Network (EAJTN)

Created in 2010 at the initiative of the ENM and its Jordanian and Algerian counterparts, the EAJTN's aim is to provide the judges and prosecutors of the member States with training based on a common core of knowledge. Today the network has 13 member countries: Algeria, Belgium, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Spain, France, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Palestine, the Netherlands and Romania.

International Organisation for Judicial Training (IOJT)

The IOJT was created in 2002 and has 120 member institutions representing 73 countries. Its main mission is to organise an international conference every two years on a chosen theme. The ENM is a member of the Board of Governors and hosted the fifth conference in 2011. The network is responsible for a global Declaration of Judicial Training Principles. Every year it publishes a journal that can be read from its website.
The IOJT adopted the Declaration of Judicial Training Principles on 8 November 2017.

The European Programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP)

The European Programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals includes representatives of the training institutes of the 47 Member States of the Council of Europe.  In particular it offers a set of resources and instruments allowing the harmonisation of training in the standards of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). The ENM participates in the coordination and guidance activities, and in the sharing and dissemination of training via e-learning.