::: The Visit of Mr. Rasmuss H. Wandall, the Advisor General of the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) to the High Council of Judges and Prosecutors of Turkey (HCJP)
Invited by the HCJP, Mr. Rasmuss H. Wandall, the Advisor General of the IAP, made a study visit to Turkey on 23-25 February 2016.
Mr. H. Wandall was greeted at the Plenary Session Hall by Mr. Metin YANDIRMAZ, the Deputy President of the HCJP; Mr. Bilgin BAŞARAN, the Secretary General of the HCJP; and Mrs. Müjgan KARYAĞDI, the Deputy Secretary General of the HCJP.
He was informed with a presentation, regarding the organisation, status functioning of the HCJP within the Turkish Judicial system. Also, opinions were exchanged regarding some judicial matters. In addition, the delegations reached an agreement regarding the arrangement of workshops, trainings and seminars between the HCJP and the IAP that are related to the fields of occupational expertise of prosecutors.
Furthermore, during this program in Ankara, Mr. H. Wandall met Mr. Mehmet Akarca, the Chief Public Prosecutor of the Court of Cassation, and Mr. Kenan Ipek, the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Justice. In these meetings, the parties exchanged opinions regarding the activities that could be performed together.
Finally, after visiting the Istanbul Courthouse and the Chief Prosecution of Istanbul within the scope of the Istanbul Program, Mr. H. Wandall completed his visit and left the country.