Cultivating judicial professionals in the EU and across the globe

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

  • The EJTN participates in a prestigious international annual symposium in Taiwan focussed on developing judicial professionals.

The EJTN is delighted to be participating in a prestigious international annual symposium organised by the Academy for the Judiciary, Ministry of Justice, Republic of China (Taiwan).

This symposium, to be held November 2-3, 2017 in Taipei, is the most important annual gathering in Taiwan for legal experts. Over 200 prosecutors, judges, lawyers, scholars and judicial trainees of the Academy will attend the event. The symposium's four sessions will focus on the topic of "The Development of Cultivation and Recruitment of Legal Professionals."

The philosophy and practice of European judicial training
EJTN's Secretary General, Judge Wojciech Postulski, will attend this important event. He will hold a 35-minute presentation exploring EJTN's philosophy and practice of European judicial training, addressing how to harness diverse training methodologies, examining the role of a network organisation such as EJTN within European judicial training and pondering the challenges and future of cultivating judicial professionals in the EU. 

This symposium will also be an ideal opportunity to continue discussions on the topics raised during a visit to EJTN of a special delegation from Taiwan’s Academy for the Judiciary and the Taipei Representation Office in early October of this year. The delegation was on a fact-finding and network-building mission in the European Union, involving visits to several EU Member States and European judicial training organisations. The mission is an element of Taiwan’s reform of its judicial system as well as a drive to enhance the recruitment and training of the Taiwanese judiciary.  

Building links across the globe
After the Taipei symposium, Judge Postulski will continue on to the 8th International Conference on the Training of the Judiciary, organised by the International Organization for Judicial Training (IOJT), which will be held in Manila, the Philippines in early November.

The EJTN’s participation in key international events provide ideal opportunities to help exchange knowledge and experience as well as build trust and vital international networks amongst the international judiciary.