Lunchtime webinars

The EJTN Lunchtime webinars are a series of 1 hour webinars in the format 1 topic / 1 expert / 1 hour on a wide range of topics.

What is it?

The EJTN Lunchtime webinars is on ongoing series of webinars treating topics from all Programmes portfolios: Administrative Law, Civil Law, Criminal Justice, Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, Linguistics Programme and Judicial Training Methods.

The Lunchtime webinars are generally held every other Thursday between 13h and 14h (CET).

Everyone is free to join the webinars as there is no application, no selection process and no national quota foreseen in these webinars.

All webinars will be composed of a short introduction and a 35 minutes presentation by an expert.

Participants have the opportunity to ask questions in the Q/A session.



What’s the objective?

EJTN’s Lunchtime Webinars seek to bring together judges, prosecutors and trainers and provide them a unique opportunity to exchange experiences and best practices with their counterparts across Europe in a live webinar every other week.

The series tackle the most recent developments in the field of professional interest from all Programme portfolios are discussed with leading experts and practitioners, as well as offering several in-depth webinars on classical topics.


Key topics

Since its creation in 2020, the Lunchtime webinars have treated topics in fields as diverse as:

  • EU Administration law and Procedure

  • EU Environmental Law

  • European civil procedure in family law matters

  • Protection of consumers right in the light of the EU law

  • War crimes

  • Cybercrime and E-evidence

  • Access to Justice

  • AI and Human Rights

  • Leadership

  • Cybercrime in English


Since its creation in 2020, the bi-weekly Lunchtime webinars have been a fixed appointment for judges, prosecutors and court staff to delve in a specific topic of European Union Law and to exchange views with colleagues.


Activities planned for 2023 & registration

Topic & Digital Training Hub link
Expert Date and time Register here
Special Type of Contracts Alkis Papantonio Thursday 2 February – 13h-14h (CET) Open registration
Artificial Intelligence Mariana Todorova Thursday 16 February – 13h-14h (CET) Open registration
Rights on the integration of disabled persons Pietro Franzina Thursday 2 March – 13h-14h (CET) Open registration
English as a Lingua Franca for judicial cooperation: challenges, choices and opportunities Miguel Angel Campos Pardillos Thursday 16 March – 13h-14h (CET) Open registration
Judgecraft – avoiding corruption risks among judges Marin Mrčela Wednesday 29 March – 13h-14h (CET) Open registration
The interplay between Competition Law and Public Procurement Law Rosa Perna Thursday 13 April – 13h-14h (CET) Open registration
Commercial Law Stefano Bastianon Thursday 27 April – 13h-14h (CET) Open registration
False Police Richard Caja & Juan Carlos Dastis Thursday 11 May – 13h-14h (CET) Open registration
Human rights and the challenges of aging Jean V. Mchale Thursday 25 May – 13h-14h (CET) Open registration
Plain Legal English in the European Union Eva Samaniego Fernandez Thursday 8 June – 13h-14h (CET) Open registration
Judicial training assessment across time Marco Fabri Thursday 22 June – 13h-14h (CET) Open registration
Climate change and the rights of the new generations (judicial decisions) Elisa Scotti Thursday 6 July – 13h-14h (CET) Open registration
TBD TBD Thursday 20 July – 13h-14h (CET) Open registration
TBD TBD Thursday 7 September – 13h-14h (CET) Open registration



Any questions?

For any queries concerning the Lunchtime webinars, please contact Mr Rasmus Van Heddeghem at the EJTN Secretariat: