This conference aims at presenting an update on the state of play regarding the six EU Directives on procedural rights and discussing the need for further measures at EU level. The conference will offer lectures, round-tables and discussions for judges, prosecutors, defence lawyers, court interpreters, as well as prison and probation staff from all over the EU.
- Update on the state of play regarding the EU Directives on procedural rights
- The need for further measures in the EU
- Legal aid and access to a lawyer in the EU
- The position of children in criminal proceedings
- Presumption of innocence
- Access to case files
- CJEU case law and questions of quality regarding the right to interpretation and translation
- Practical experiences with the application of the Directives from different Member States
- Procedural rights in the context of the European Arrest Warrant, pre-trial detention and detention
- Procedural rights in the context of evidence-gathering
- The number of places available for participants is limited and subject to an application procedure.
- Spanish applicants who work for the prosecution service must apply for this event through CEJ.
- Portuguese judges and prosecutors must apply for this event through CEJ.
Seminar participation fee
€200 including documentation, lunches and dinner.
Travel and accommodation
Travel costs up to €300 and two nights’ hotel accommodation up to €150/night will be reimbursed by ERA upon receipt of the original receipts, tickets, boarding passes or invoices after the seminar. Participants are asked to book their own travel and accommodation.
These rules do not apply to representatives of EU Institutions and Agencies who should cover their own travel and accommodation.
Who should attend?
Judges, prosecutors, defence lawyers, court interpreters as well as prison and probation staff from all over the EU.