Workshop

Pressure Factors and Conflicts of Interest in the Romanian Judiciary

Workshop for Romanian Judges

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Details

Thursday, June 29, 2006

11:00 - 11:30 - Registration of the participants.

11:30 - 11:45 - Welcome and opening speech.

Stefanie Ricarda Roos, Director, Rule of Law Programme for South East Europe, Konrad Adenauer

Foundation (KAF)

11:45 - 12:15 - Welcome and introduction to the seminar.

First distribution and filling out of the questionnaire.

Horaţius Dumbravă, Judge, Tg. Mureş Court of Appeal; President, Society for Justice (SoJust)

12:15 - 13:00 - National and European Standards Concerning the

Concepts of “Pressure factors” and “Conflicts of Interest” in the Justice System.

- Proposals to Define these Concepts.

Horaţius Dumbravă

13:00 - 13:30 - Discussion

Moderator: Horaţius Dumbravă

13:30 - 13:45 - Coffee/Tea Break

13:45 - 14:25 - Effects of “Pressure Factors” on Judges’ Activity: Manners to Avoid and Prevent Them. Dana Cigan, Judge, Oradea Court of Appeal

14:25 - 15:05 - Legal Proposals to Define “Pressure Factors” and the “Conflict of Interests”.

Perspective from the point of view of the Ministry of Justice.

Cristian Anghel, Prosecutor; Deputy Director of the Department for the Relation with the General Prosecutor's Office and for the Prevention of Crime and Corruption, Ministry of Justice

15:05 - 15:30 - Discussion

Moderator: Horaţius Dumbravă

15:30 - 16:10 - Buffet

16:10 - 16:20 - Case Studies: Presentation of and Introduction to the Case Studies. Horaţius Dumbravă

16:20 - 17:20 - Case Studies: Workshop

Participants will be divided in groups and asked to examine the cases.

17:20 - 18:00 - Case Studies: Presentation of Results and Discussion.

Moderator: Horaţius Dumbravă

18:00 - 18:20 - Introduction to the purpose and use of the questionnaire.

Second distribution and filling out of the questionnaire.

Dana Cigan and Horaţius Dumbravă

18:20 - 18:30 - Final remarks.

Horaţius Dumbravă

-End of the seminar-

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Venue

Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Contact

PhD Stefanie Ricarda Roos