Member resources

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CCBE information

  • CCBE Ukraine page - bringing together information for lawyers across Europe from the The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE)
  • List of contacts - useful contact points from national bar associations to help people fleeing the conflict

Ukraine and the Internal Criminal Court: the role of lawyers

The CCBE and the European Lawyers Foundation (ELF) have organised a webinar on 20 May providing an introduction to the ICC and the Statute of Rome. The webinar will also explore

  1. the role of lawyers defending victims before the ICC, and
  2. the application of the universal jurisdiction principle, whereby States can prosecute criminals who are on their territory, regardless of where the crimes may have been committed or of the nationality of the perpetrators and the victims

For more information, view the webinar programme or book online.

Training and support for our members

English Language Supports – Ukrainian Lawyers

The ESOL (English Lessons online) service within ETBs (Education and Training Boards) is where details on English Language services are available. Check out an example from CDETB (City of Dublin Education and Training Board) (https://cityofdublin.etb.ie/ukraineresponse/) This is indicative of what will be offered by all 16 ETBs throughout Ireland. The ETB’s ESOL service will be on hand to provide support and will be linking with other relevant agencies.

 Find details of your local ETB here - https://www.etbi.ie/etb-locations/

Asylum and human rights HELP/UNHCR online course

To assist lawyers and all legal professionals dealing with the huge increase of war refugees, an online Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) course covers key concepts, the international framework related to asylum and relevant case law. The course is freely available in self-learning format on the Council of Europe's HELP e-learning platform.