Independence and Accountability of the Judiciary and Effective Judicial Protection for Presidents of Courts and Chiefs of Prosecution Offices (HFR/2021/03)

Start Date: Thursday, April 08, 2021
End Date: Friday, April 09, 2021
Category: Human Rights, Rule of Law
Venue: Online
Language(s): English
Training level: Advanced
Type EJTN-funded activities

  

HFR/2021/03

 

TRAINING CONTENT AND TARGET AUDIENCE

 

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Description: 

One-day-and-a-half training based on a ‘learn-by-doing’ methodology. Presidents of Courts and Chiefs of Prosecution Offices from all EU member States plus Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Northern Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo will be involved in a series of practical workshops addressing the crucial role of Judges and Prosecutors in upholding the rule of law in practice, working on case scenarios inspired by real facts. The seminar will address the UN, Council of Europe and European Union standards on the Rule of Law, the role of Presidents of Courts and Chiefs of Prosecution Offices can play to safeguard those standards in the work environment and vis-à-vis other state powers. Participants will be assisted by international and national experts, from the academia as well as practitioners.

Target audience: 

Presidents of Courts and Chiefs of Prosecution Offices from all EU member States 

 

 

 

Pre-seminar:

Mandatory reading materials for all:

1. Guðmundur Andri Ástráðsson v. Iceland 1 December 2020

2. Wilson (506/04)

3. Associação Sindical dos Juízes Portugueses (64/16)

4. Simpson (C-542/18 RX‑II and C‑543/18 RX‑II)

5. Miasto Łowicz and Prokurator Generalny (C‑558/18 and C‑563/18)

6. Minister for Justice and Equality (C-216/18 PPU)

Links for Prosecutor Working Group:

1.Opinion No. 13(2018) of the CCPE:

«Independence, accountability and ethics of prosecutors»

2. Opinion on European norms and principles concerning prosecutors

3.2020 Rule of Law Report

4.2020 Rule of law Country Reports

WORKSHOP DOCUMENTS
SESSION 1
SESSION 2
SESSION 3

Session 1 Judges

EJTN Rule of Law Publications:

Training Guide on the rule of law for judges and prosecutors

Rule of Law in Europe. Perspectives from practitionersand academics


Application Process: 

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

Number of places:

39 judges

Deadline for applications

22 February 2021

Deadline for registration

26 March 2021

PROGRAMME AND DOCUMENTATION

 

CONTACT(S)

 

            Agenda

 

 

EJTN Secretariat:

Arno Vinkovic 
arno.vinkovic@ejtn.eu