The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice

PROGRAM FOR THE STUDY VISIT TO FINLAND

Date May 14th –16th 2013

Place Helsinki
MoJ and Office of Prosecution General, Albertinkatu 25 B
Salmisaari Courthouse:

        - Helsinki District Court, Porkkalankatu 18
        - Helsinki Appeal Court, Salmisaarenranta 7 I
        Pasila Courthouse:
        - Helsinki Administrative Court, Radanrakentajantie 5
        - Market Court, Radanrakentajantie 5
        - Labour Court, Radanrakentajantie 5
        - Insurance Court, Ratapihantie 9

Language English

Participants Delegation from Turkey (total ca. 20 members), delegation members:

      - 6 Chief Public Prosecutors
      - 6 Presidents of Assize Courts
      - 1 President of the Bar Association
      - 2 Turkish Ministry of Justice Officials
      - 1 Member of the High Council of Judges and Prosecutors (possibly)
      - 2 Council of Europe Staff Members: Mr. Mehmet Tiryaki and Mr. Mats Lindberg
      - 2 Interpreters (English-Turkish-English)

Tuesday, May 14th Visit to the Ministry of Justice and Office of the Prosecution General

        9.00 Visit to the MoJ and Office of the Prosecution General

      Albertinkatu 25 B, 8th Floor, Helsinki

        Hosts: Mr. Kari Kiesiläinen, Head of the Department and Mr. Heikki Liljeroos, Deputy Head of the Department
        MoJ, Department of Judicial Administration

    9.15 Introductions of representatives from Turkey and Finland

        9.30 Introduction to the MoJ and its Department of Judicial administration (its administrative sector, distribution of funds etc) and introduction to the Finnish Judicial system
        Mrs. Jennimari Huovinen, Senior Officer
        MoJ, Department of Judicial Administration

        10.30 Introduction to the Department of Criminal Policy at MoJ (its administrative sector, distribution of funds etc.) and introduction to the Finnish Prosecution service
        Mr. Juho Martikainen, Senior Officer, Legal Affairs
        MoJ, Department of Judicial Administration

      11.30 Lunch (hosted by the MoJ)

        13.00 Introduction of the MoJ’s Strategy for premises and the Plan for court premises and their arrangements,
        Mr. Kari Kiesiläinen, Head of the Department and Mr. Heikki Liljeroos, Deputy Head of the Department
        MoJ, Department of Judicial Administration

      14.00 Presentation on the Finnish Prosecution service’s premises and their arrangement

        Mrs. Henrika Räsänen, Legal Counsel
        Office of the Prosecutor General

Wednesday, May 15th Visits to the Helsinki District Court and the Court of Appeal

      9.00 Visit to the Helsinki District Court
      Salmisaari Courthouse, Porkkalankatu 18, Helsinki
      Host: Chief Judge Eero Takkunen, Helsinki District Court

      Sitting in on a court session (civil hearing)

      Presentations and discussion about the Court, its premises, case management system, staff and their roles (Chief Judge, Court Manager, Judicial Assistants, Media relations)

      Information and statistics about Helsinki District Court

      A tour around the courthouse

      11.30 Lunch (hosted by the courts)

      13.00 Visit to the Helsinki Court of Appeal
      Salmisaari Courthouse, Salmisaarenranta 7 I, Helsinki
      Host: President Mikko Könkkölä, Helsinki Court of Appeal

      Presentations and discussion about the Court, its premises, case management system, staff and their roles (Chief Judge, Court Manager, Judicial Assistants, Media relations)

      Information and statistics about Helsinki Court of Appeal

      A tour around the courthouse

Thursday, May 16th

      Visits to the Helsinki Administrative Court, the Labour Court, the Market Court and the Insurance Court

      9.00 Visit to the Helsinki Administrative Court
      Pasila Courthouse, Radanrakentajantie 5, Helsinki
      Host: Chief Judge Marjatta Mäenpää

      Presentations and discussion about the Court, its premises, case management system, staff and their roles (Chief Judge, Court Manager, Judicial Assistants, Media relations)

      Information and statistics about Helsinki Administrative Court

      10.30 Visit to the Labour Court
      Pasila Courthouse, Radanrakentajantie 5, Helsinki
      Host: President Jorma Saloheimo

      Presentations and discussion about the Court, its premises, case management system, staff and their roles (Chief Judge, Court Manager, Judicial Assistants, Media relations)

      Information and statistics about Labour Court

      11.30 Lunch (hosted by the courts)

      A tour around the courthouse

      13.30 Visit to the Market Court
      Pasila Courthouse, Radanrakentajantie 5, Helsinki
      Host: Chief Judge Kimmo Mikkola

      Presentations and discussion about the Court, its premises, case management system, staff and their roles (Chief Judge, Court Manager, Judicial Assistants, Media relations)

      Information and statistics about Market Court

      15.00 Visit to the Insurance Court
      Ratapihantie 9, Helsinki
      Host: Chief Judge Juha Pystynen

      Presentations and discussion about the Court, its premises, case management system, staff and their roles (Chief Judge, Court Manager, Judicial Assistants, Media relations)

      Information and statistics about Insurance Court

      A tour around the courthouse

Contact information

        Ministry of Justice
        Mr. Kari Kiesiläinen, Head of Department
        tel. + 358 29 51 50138, kari.kiesilainen@om.fi

        Mr. Heikki Liljeroos, Deputy Head of the Department
        tel. + 358 29 51 50428, heikki.liljeroos@om.fi

        Mrs. Jennimari Huovinen, Senior Officer
        tel. + 358 29 51 50394, jennimari.huovinen@om.fi

        Mr. Juho Martikainen, Senior Officer
        tel. + 358 29 51 50520, juho.martikainen@om.fi

        Office of the Prosecutor General
        Mrs. Henrika Räsänen, Legal Counsel
        tel. + 358 29 562 0800 (exchange), henrika.rasanen@oikeus.fi

        Helsinki District Court
        Mr. Eero Takkunen, Chief Judge
        tel. + 358 29 56 44200 (exchange), eero.takkunen@oikeus.fi

        Mrs. Katri Mielonen, Executive Assistant
        tel. + 358 29 56 4420 (exchange), katri.mielonen@oikeus.fi

        Helsinki Court of Appeal
        Mr. Mikko Könkkölä, President
        tel. + 358 29 56 40500 (exchange), mikko.konkkola@oikeus.fi

        Mrs. Eeva Palaja, Administrative Counsel
        tel. + 358 29 56 40500 (exchange), eeva.palaja@oikeus.fi

        Helsinki Administrative Court
        Mrs. Marjatta Mäenpää, Chief Judge
        tel. + 358 29 56 42000 (exchange), marjatta.maenpaa@oikeus.fi

        Labour Court
        Mr. Jorma Saloheimo, President
        tel. + 358 29 56 43350 (exchange), jorma.saloheimo@oikeus.fi

        Market Court
        Mr. Kimmo Mikkola, Chief Judge
        tel. + 358 29 56 43300 (exchange), kimmo.mikkola@oikeus.fi

        Insurance Court
        Mr. Juha Pystynen, Chief Judge
        tel. + 358 29 56 43200 (exchange), juha.pystynen@oikeus.fi

         

Address for Visitors

Postal Address

Tel. Int.

Fax

Email

Kasarmikatu 42

POB 25

+358 9 160 03

+358 9 1606 7731

oikeusministerio@om.fi

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