Procedural Safeguards in criminal proceedings in the EU in practice: improving the existing aquis -Directives (introductory)

Venue: Pirna, Germany

Dates: 3-4 April 2023



Effective and enhanced cooperation in criminal matters within the European Union (EU) requires a significant degree of confidence amongst the judicial authorities in the Member States. The need to be able to trust each other’s criminal justice systems to work fairly also calls for a better understanding of other European legal systems.
Based on Article 82.2(b) of the TFEU, a strong emphasis has been focused on strengthening procedural rights for suspects and accused persons in criminal proceedings by way of EU Directives establishing a body of common minimum level of procedural rights which can be enforced by EU Law.


Target audience: Judges/Prosecutors

Level: Introductory

Languages: English

Number of places and Participating countries: 36 participants



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