Procedural Rights - Project Seminar 3

Date: 12 to 13-10-2020

Location: Zagreb

Languages: English

Fees: € 2

Organiser: ERA

Partnership: European Commission


Objective This seminar will take a detailed look at procedural rights in the context of the European Arrest Warrant as well as pre- and post-trial detention. Key topics The evolution of the EAW over the last 15 years, its interpretation by the CJEU, and its application today Enforcement of foreign criminal sentences: the EU Directives for pre-trial detention, custodial sentences, supervision of probation measures and alternative sanctions Update on the state of play regarding the EU Directives on procedural rights, i.e. the right to information, legal aid and access to a lawyer, presumption of innocence, and the position of children in criminal proceedings Practical experiences with the application of the Directives from different Member States The need for further measures in the EU Participation conditions 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 Seminar participation fee: €200 including documentation, lunches and dinner. Travel and accommodation: Travel costs up to €300 and two nights' hotel accommodation up to €110/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.