Freedom of Speech in the Digital Era (HFR/2021/06)

Start Date: Thursday, October 07, 2021
End Date: Friday, October 08, 2021
Category: Human Rights
Venue: Sofia, Bulgaria
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 and prosecutors from all EU Member states

 

 

Pre-seminar:

Application Process: 

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

Number of places:

30

Deadline for registration

21st September 2021

 

 



PROGRAMME AND DOCUMENTATION

 

CONTACT

Training Materials and Suggested Readings:

EU Crimes Extended list
FRAMEWORK DECISION 2008/913/JHA
Social Media Guidelines

Dijkstra - THE JUDGE AND HIS/HER FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION UNDER ECHR

Presentations:

LAZAROVA - Judges and the Social Media
LAZAROVA - Freedom of expession Criminal Aspects
LAZAROVA - Practical Activity - Case studies

BERCEA - Freedom of Expresson General
BERCEA - Freedom of Expression in Times of Pandemic
BERCEA - Case study

NOORLANDER - Freedom of Expression on the Internet
NOORLANDER - Case studies
 

EJTN Secretariat:

Arno Vinkovic 
arno.vinkovic@ejtn.eu