Presentation of Handbook on Law Enforcement and Judiciary Reforms in Estonia 1991 – 2018

09.September.2019

A handbook on law enforcement and judiciary reforms in Estonia during 1991 – 2018 has been written in cooperation between the Estonian Center of Eastern Partnership and the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences.

The Estonian Center of Eastern Partnership and the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences cooperated in writing a handbook on law enforcement and judiciary reforms in Estonia during 1991 – 2018. This handbook provides a thorough overview of law enforcement reforms in Estonia since the restoration of independence. Based on the materials in the handbook our ECEAP experts offer a unique training program that facilitates the Eastern Partners’ countries to learn from Estonia’s reform experience.

The handbook has been compiled by the Estonian Prosecutor’s Office and the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences with input from other experts in these fields offering a comprehensive overview of key law enforcement and judiciary reforms in Estonia since the regaining of independence. The handbook provides structured insight into the aim, implementation and results of the reforms which have helped create a system of law that is both independent and trusted by the public.

The materials have been published in English and Russian to facilitate the sharing of Estonia’s reform experiences with representatives from the Eastern Partner countries.

The handbook helps those who have completed the training program to find supporting materials with more detailed descriptions of different examples and opening up more legal provisions.

For more information, please contact eceap@eceap.eu

The Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs funded the compiling of this handbook from the development cooperation funds.