The 12th Plenary Meeting of the Consultative Council of European Prosecutors

The 12th Plenary Meeting of the Consultative Council of European Prosecutors 

 

Consultative Council of European Prosecutors (CCPE), which was established as a consultative body to the Committee of Ministers of Council of Europe in 2005 in order to collect information about the functioning of prosecution services in Europe, to carry out studies on the role of public prosecution in the criminal justice system and has in particular the task to prepare opinions for the Committee of Ministers on issues related to the prosecution service, held its 12th Plenary Meeting on 23-24 November 2017 in Strasbourg/France. 

In the name of the Council of Judges and Prosecutors (CJP), Mr. Zeki Uysal and Mr. Ali Rıza Ülker, Rapporteur Judges of the Foreign Relations and Project Bureau attended the meeting. 

During the meeting, the participants worked on the issue entitled “The Role of Prosecutors regarding the Rights of Victims and Witnesses in Criminal Proceedings” which had been chosen to work on the plenary meeting of the last year and the draft report of which was prepared during the working group meetings of 2017 of which CJP was a member. Following this study, 12th Opinion of CCPE was put in its final form. 

Furthermore, the president and vice-president whose term of office expired, were re-elected to perform the same duties. 

Additionally, Mr. Ali Rıza Ülker was elected as the member of working group, which is authorised to and responsible for preparing draft report that will be taken as a basis to 13th Opinion of CCPE chosen for the year of 2018 entitled “Independence, Accountability and Ethics of Prosecutors”. 

 

 

 

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