EU Law and Judicial Practice

Training for Romanian Magistrates

Topics to be discussed during the training are: the relationship between national courts and the EJC; legal co-operation in criminal and civil matters; the impact of Romania's accession to the EU on the protection of fundamental human rights.


Friday, 7 April 2006

09:00 Arrival and Registration of Participants

09:30 Welcome and Introduction Mrs. Stefanie Ricarda Roos, Director, Rule of Law Program South East Europe, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung – Bucharest; Mr. Rupert Steinlein, Academy of European Law – Trier

Session I. Cooperation between the National Courts and the European Court of Justice

09:45 Relationship between Community Law and National Law: The Preliminary Reference Procedure Mag. Martin Moser, LL.M., Référendaire, Court of Justice of the European Communities, Luxembourg

10:45 Coffee Break

11:00 Case study Mr. Martin Moser

12:15 Discussion

13:15 Lunch Residence Hotel

Session II. Judicial Cooperation in Criminal Matters

14:30 European Networks: Mechanisms of Co-operation between the Member States of the European Union Eurojust: Role, Structure, Competence and Limits in the European Criminal Justice Cooperation Mrs. Annette von Sydow, Chief Prosecutor, International Division Office of the Prosecutor General, Sweden; Deputy to the Swedish Member to Eurojust

15:30 Discussion

16:30 Coffee Break

16:45 The European Arrest Warrant: Concept and Text Mrs. Annette von Sydow

17:45 Discussion

18:45 Dinner Residence Hotel

Saturday, 8 April 2006

Session III. Judicial Cooperation in Civil Matters

09:00 The Council Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 of 22 December 2000 on Jurisdiction and the Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters – Brussels I Mrs. Maire Ni Shuilleabhain, Permanent Lecturer in Law, University College, Dublin

10:30 Coffee Break

11:00 Overview of Judicial Cooperation in Civil and Commercial Matters: The “Taking Evidence” Regulation, the Service Regulation, the European Enforcement Order and the Proposal for an Order for Payment Procedure Mrs. Maire Ni Shuilleabhain

12:00 Discussion

13:00 Lunch Residence Hotel

Session IV. The Relationship between the ECHR and the ECJ with regard to the EU Charta of Fundamental Rights

14:30 The EU Charta of Fundamental Rights Dr. iur. Johan Callewaert, Legal and Executive Assistant to the President of the European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg

15:30 Coffee Break

16:00 The Relationship between Strasbourg and Luxemburg Dr. Johan Callewaert

16:30 Discussion

17:30 End of Conference

18:00 Dinner Residence Hotel

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Residence Hotel, Bucharest


  • Martin K. Moser - ECJAnnette von Sydow - Chief Prosecutor
    • International Division Office of the Prosecutor General
      • SwedenMaire Ni Shuilleabhain - Lecturer
        • University College DublinDr. Johan Callewaert - European Court of Human Rights


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