The opening event of the Twinning Light project "Strengthening the work of the State School for Judicial Officials through upgrading its professional training programmes and work flow" was held at the premises of the Croatian Chamber of Economy in Zagreb. The project is financed from the European Union IPA 2008 Programme and jointly implemented by the Judicial Academy of Croatia, the Spanish Centre for Legal Studies and the Spanish General Council of the Judiciary.
The main objective of this project with a total budget of 198.921,75 EUR is to enhance the professionalism and efficiency of the judiciary in Croatia through raising the quality of initial training for future judges and state.
The expected results of the project are:
- Analysis of the follow-up to the recommendations issued under the IPA 2008 project "Support to the establishment of a State School for Judicial Officials" implemented in 2011
- Professional training programme of the Judicial Academy’s State School for Judicial Officials in EU law upgraded and trainers of the State School attendants trained on selected topics in EU law, with a particular emphasis on the functioning of the European Court of Justice and its case law
- Recommendations for the improvement of the work flow of the State School Department for Professional Training Programme Implementation provided
- Filing system (data base) of the State School attendants designed
In conclusion, the final aim of the project is to strengthen the work of the State School for Judicial Officials through upgrading its existing professional training programme in EU law and through upgrading its work flow by designing a filing system (data base) for the State School attendants.