A european statute for magistracy

ItalyOn January 16th 1993, in Palermo, Italy, the associated magistrates of Medel have adopted the «Elements of a European Statute of Magistracy.

This text expresses the conviction that a democratic, independent and transparent judiciary constitutes an essential element of the Rule of Law: The Palermo Declaration: Elements of a European Statute of Magistracy.

Today, these principles are mainly dedicated, in the Council of Europe's European Charter on the Statute for Judges, to the development MEDEL has contributed to.

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