"The advancing knowledge on fundamental rights for lawyers” project is financed by the European Commission, within the framework of JUST/2014/JTRA/AG/EJTR Program managed by Directorate-General Justice. The project, with a duration of 17 months, is implemented by the Roma Center for Social Intervention and Studies – Romani CRISS (Romania) in partnership with the Center for Interethnic Dialogue and Tolerance “Amalipe” (Bulgaria) and the National Institute for Lawyers’ Preparation and Training (Romania).
1. Improving the knowledge and understanding of 160 lawyers from Bulgaria and Romania on issues related to hate crimes, racism and rights and principles recognized by the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU, particularly from perspectives affecting the Roma population
2. To contribute to the effective and coherent application of EU law in the area of fundamental rights by engaging 20 lawyers from Bulgaria and Romania in an exchange program
3. To contribute to the effective and coherent application of EU law in the area of fundamental rights by develop an e-learning platform addressed to legal practitioners in Bulgaria and Romania