In 2010, the Council of Europe together with the European Commission is organising the 5th edition of the “Crystal Scales of Justice” Prize. The aim of the prize is to identify and promote innovative practices in civil and in criminal matters, in respect of conduct of proceedings, court organisation and general functioning of the justice system.
The 2010 competition is open to courts, associations of legal professionals, prosecutor’s offices, prison or probation administrations, non-governmental organisations, or any other entity responsible for justice affairs in the Member States of the Council of Europe or the European Union. Applications must meet the eligibility criteria as specified in the Rules of the Prize and be submitted to the European Commission or the Council of Europe by 30 June 2010.
For more details, please refer to the following European Commission website.