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OSCE Office in Baku prepares legal professionals in Nakhchivan for bar exam

Society Materials 29 June 2010 00:55
The OSCE Office in Baku started on Monday a three-week training course in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan for legal professionals planning to take the bar exam, says the press-release of the organization.
OSCE Office in Baku prepares legal professionals in Nakhchivan for bar exam

Azerbaijan, Baku, June 29 /Trend, I.Huseynov/

The OSCE Office in Baku started on Monday a three-week training course in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan for legal professionals planning to take the bar exam, says the press-release of the organization.

"This course will raise the level of knowledge of the Nakhchivani Bar exam candidates in different fields of law, including international and national standards on human rights and domestic legislation," said Fiorentina Azizi, Judicial Training Officer of the OSCE Office in Baku.

International and local experts, academics and legal practitioners will work through the topics of the bar exam with the participants. Topics will include proceedings before the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) and application of the ECtHR case-law, and specifics of the national legislation regarding criminal and civil substantive law and procedure, as well as the administrative offences code, labour law, constitutional law and legislation regarding advocates and advocate activity.

The candidates will receive two weeks of intensive theoretical training, followed by one week of practical preparations for the test.

The course is organized in co-operation with the Justice Ministry and other authorities of the Nakhchivan Bar Association and Nakhchivan State University.

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