Tajikistan: ICJ and the national Bar Association training on security and independence of lawyers

On September 27-28, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), in cooperation with the Union of Lawyers of the Republic of Tajikistan, held a training on protecting the rights of lawyers and guarantees of the legal profession as well as the role of the Bar Association in protecting its members.

Around thirty lawyers from all regions of the Tajikistan took part in the training. Over two days lawyers discussed effective use of international mechanisms and international law and standards related to the protection of the rights of lawyers.

Particular attention was paid to the organization, functioning and role of the Commission for the Protection of the Professional Rights of Lawyers of the Union of Lawyers of the Republic of Tajikistan.

The event was attended by members of the Commission who had an opportunity to discuss the role and the effective work of this specialized body on protection of lawyers.

The Committee on the protection of the rights of lawyers of the Ukrainian National Bar Association delegated its members to the event to share their best practices and recommendations to overcome the challenges which arise in the work of these bodies.

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