Focal Point: Kalin Kalpakchiev, President of the Managing Board
Tel: 00359 2980 58 89
Mission and vision
The Bulgarian Judges Association is the oldest and largest professional judges’ organization in the country, and aims to stimulate the consolidation of the professional and social authority of the Bulgarian courts as well as carrying out activities to strengthen the rule of law in the Republic of Bulgaria.
General description of the CSO work in the anti-corruption area
Projects and activities carried out by the Bulgarian Judges Association are aimed at the proper functioning of the judiciary, strengthening the independence of the judge as a guarantee for well-functioning justice in fighting corruption.
Specific description of the CSO work in relation to the UNCAC
- monitoring of the implementation of the Convention,
- preparation of legal opinions on legislative initiatives of the state bodies measures to fight corruption
Specific description of the CSO work in relation to the review mechanism of the UNCAC
The Bulgarian Judges Association is one of the public organizations in Bulgaria which annually participate in providing expertise on the implementation of Bulgaria’s commitments to the European Union on reforming the judiciary and its suitability for combating corruption nationally and on an international level.
If you or someone from your organization has participated in a workshop on UNCAC and its review mechanism organized by UNODC/ UNCAC Coalition, please indicate who, when and where
- The Response of the Justice System to children in conflict with the law: United Nations standards and European experiences in juvenile justice, Sofia, Bulgaria
- International Workshop “The Response of the justice system to children in conflict with the law: UN standards and European experience in juvenile justice”