International Level European level
United Nations Basic Principles on the Independence of the Judiciary, 1985 Bangalore principles, 2002 – Judges’ Charter in Europe, European Association of Judges, 1997
– United Nations Convention against Corruption, 2003 – Rules for he Ethical conduct of judges, their application and observance, International Association of judges, 2004  Bucharest Resolution on Transparency and Access to Justice, 2009 and Commentary
– European Guidelines on Ethics and Conduct for Public prosecutors , “The Budapest guidelines”, 2005 – Commentary of Bangalore principles, 2007 The London Declaration of European Network of Councils for the Judiciary (ENCJ) in 2010 and Commentary 
– The JIG 2010 Statement (the “Lusaka Statement”), 2010 – Recommendation CM/Rec (2010) 12, adopted by Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on 17 November 2010 – Sofia Declaration on Judicial Independence and Accountability, 2013 and Commentary
– Magna carta of judges, 2010 – Doha Declaration, 2015
– Bologna Milano Global Code of Judicial Ethics 2015 – The Universal, Charter of the judge, International association of judges, 2017
– Guidelines for Prosecutors on Cases of Crimes Against Journalists, 2020 – Resolution on Judicial Ethics, ECtHR, 2021


Practical resources and e-tools

  1. Global Judicial Integrity Network
  2. Judicial Ethics Platform
  3. Analysis of the disciplinary practice of the Supreme Judicial Council and the Supreme Administrative Court in cases initiated on the basis of violations of the Code of Ethics for Bulgarian Magistrates, for the period May 27, 2009 – December 30, 2019 (In Bulgarian)

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