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 Commentary of Bangalore principles, 2007 The London Declaration of European Network of Councils for the Judiciary (ENCJ) in 2010
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
Magna carta of judges, 2010 Doha Declaration, 2015
Bologna Milano Global Code of Judicial Ethics 2015 European Guidelines on Ethics and Conduct for Public prosecutors , “The Budapest guidelines”, 2005
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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