The Supreme Judicial Council prepared and published two strategic documents in relation to improving the procedures for the appointment, selection and career development of magistrates and the possibilities for restorative justice in Bulgaria.
At a press conference on the progress of the "Increasing professionalism in the judicial system" Project, financed under the "Justice" Program of the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2014-2021, it was noted that the selection of a contractor for the development of the Unified Register of Court Interpreters in Bulgaria is also pending.
"Measures to ensure better functioning of the Bulgarian judicial system in relation to the procedures for the appointment, selection and career development of magistrates" Analyses https://vss.justice.bg/root/f/upload/39/Final_analiz.pdf, published on the Supreme Judicial Council website, was adopted by the Plenum of the Supreme Judicial Council and provided to the Ministry of Justice for use in the development of future legislative changes related to the career development procedures of magistrates, as it was explained by Boyan Magdalinchev, representative of the Supreme Judicial Council and project manager.
"Possibilities for restorative justice in Bulgaria within the framework of the current legislation - restorative approaches in criminal justice and in execution of the sentence. Proposals for legislative changes" Analysis https://vss.justice.bg/root/f/upload/39/Analiz_VP.pdf , can also be found on the Supreme Judicial Council website.