Rule of Law Training for Judges: Independent Judges as a Cornerstone of the Rule of Law (HFR/2021/01)

Start Date: Thursday, March 04, 2021
End Date: Friday, March 05, 2021
Category: Human Rights, Rule of Law
Venue: Online
Language(s): English
Training level: Introductory
Type EJTN-funded activities

TRAINING CONTENT AND TARGET AUDIENCE

 

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Descripton:

Two day webinar based on a ‘learn-by-doing’ methodology. Judges from all EU member States will be involved in a series of practical workshops addressing the crucial role of Judges in upholding the rule of law in practice, working on case scenarios inspired by real facts. The seminar will address the elements of the rule of law, including judicial independence, the grey zones of judicial independence’ as well as the arising tensions between judicial independence, accountability and quality. Participants will be assisted by international and national highlevel experts, from the academia as well as practitioners.

Target audience: 

Judges from  all EU member States.

 

Application Process: 

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

Number of places:

39

Deadline for applications

1 March 2021

Deadline for registration/cancellation

1 March 2021

 

PLEASE PREPARE THE MANDATORY CASES BEFORE THE WEBINAR

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

PROGRAMME AND DOCUMENTATION

 

CONTACT


Training Materials and Suggested Readings:

 FINAL AGENDA & WEBINAR LINK

Mandatroy case studies (to be prepared beforehand)

1. DAY 1 - van Harten Cases

2. DAY 2 - Diaz Abad Cases

Additional materials:

- Matters of Principle

-RoL Checklist

- Magna Carta of Judges

- COM on the RoL

- Conditionallity for the protection of Union Budget

- Independence of justice system

- The blindfold of Lady justice by M.Kuijer

- VC compilation on courts and judges

- ECJ - Judgment in Case C-824/18
A.B. and Others. (Appointment of judges to the Supreme Court – Actions)

Presentations:


 

EJTN Secretariat:

Arno Vinkovic 
arno.vinkovic@ejtn.eu