Freedom of Speech (HFR/2019/04)

Start Date: Thursday, September 12, 2019
End Date: Friday, September 13, 2019
Category: Human Rights
Venue: Bucharest, Romania
Language(s): English
Training level: Introductory
Type EJTN-funded activities

TRAINING CONTENT AND TARGET AUDIENCE

 

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Descripton:

Two day training focused on the freedom of expression and its possible interactions with the judiciary (Article 10, article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights).

This training will combine theoretical lectures with practical workshops and will allow participants to address issues ranging from the freedom of expression on subjects related to the judiciary to  freedom of expression of members of the judiciary. Another relevant issue will be the freedom of expression in the digital era. The sessions will be led by academics, European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) officials, trainers and practitioners in the field of EU human rights.

The training will serve as a forum for the exchange of knowledge and best practices between judges and prosecutors from across the EU. Participants are expected to have some background knowledge of the subject. 


Target audience: 

Administrative, civil law and criminal law judges from all EU Member states


 

Pre-seminar:

Application Process: 

 All applications must be submitted through the candidates' national EJTN member institution. 

Number of places:

39 judges

Deadline for applications

01 July 2019

Deadline for Registration form

05 August 2019


PROGRAMME AND DOCUMENTATION

 

CONTACT

Training Materials and Suggested Readings: 

Presentations:

Raluca BERCEA

Sietske DIJKSTRA

Hawley JOHNSON


 

EJTN Secretariat:

Giorgos Klis
georgios.klis@ejtn.eu