From 12 to 16 July 2016 a delegation of the National Institute of Justice of the Republic of Moldova attends expert discussions in Germany on the German legal basic and further training system.

This Moldovan partner institution of the IRZ is in charge of all issues dealing with basic and further training of judges as well as public prosecutors in the Republic of Moldova. The head of the delegation is the acting Vice Minister of Justice, Anatolie Munteanu.

The working visit was opened with a meeting of the delegation members with the director of the Judicial Academy in Trier, Dr. Stefan Tratz, and professor Dr. Alexander Proelß from the law faculty of the University of Trier.

Another item on the agenda are discussions at the Judicial Academy in Recklinghausen dealing in particular with an e-learning system. There are also expert discussions on the training of legal trainees and the selection and appointment of judges. These are held at the Higher Regional Court of Cologne with its Vice-President Christian Schmitz-Justen and at the IRZ with the former President of the Higher Regional Court of Cologne, Johannes Riedel.