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Justice Programme

The Justice Programme of European Commission's Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers shall contribute to the further development of a European area of freedom, security and justice based on mutual recognition and mutual trust.

In the period 2014-2020 the program is endowed with a budget of 378 million euro and promotes legal cooperation in Europe in the following areas:

  • Civil matters
  • Criminal matters
  • Judicial training, including language training on legal terminology
  • Effective access to justice in Europe, including rights of victims of crime and procedural rights in criminal proceedings
  • Initiatives in the field of drugs policy (judicial cooperation and crime prevention aspects)

What can be funded?

  • Training activities and mutual learning
  • Analytical activities (studies, data collection)
  • Development of common methodologies and preparation of guides
  • Awareness-raising activities, dissemination, conferences,…
  • Support for relevant civil society actors (key European NGOs and networks, Member States' authorities implementing Union law)

Relevant links

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