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SYMPOSIUM ON REFORMS IN TURKISH JUDICIAL SYSTEM, HIGH COUNCIL OF JUDGES AND PROSECUTORS (HCJP) FROM PAST TO PRESENT AND ITS COMPARISON TO EUROPEAN PRACTICE
October 25-27 Istanbul
(Draft Program)

Monday 24 October 2011

From 14:00
18:00

Check-in Hotel Swisshotel The Bosphorus

Dinner in the Hotel

 

Tuesday 25 October 2011-Swissohotel the Bosphorus

08.30

09.00

09.10

09.20

Registration of the participants

OPENING SPEECHES

Mr. Sadullah Ergin, Minister of Justice President of the High Council for Judges and Prosecutors

Mr. Haşim KILIC President of The Constitutional Court,

Family Photo

 

10.00

10:45

11:00

11:20

12:15

FIRST SESSION
GENERAL INTRODUCTION OF TURKISH JUDICIARY
Chairman: Mr. Nazim Kaynak, President of The Court of Cassation

Mr. İbrahim Okur, President of the First Chamber of HCJP
General Description of Turkish Judicial System (15 min.)

Dr. Mehmet Murat Yardımcı:
Judicial Reform Process of Turkish Judiciary (15min.)

Mr. Christos Macridis, Deputy Head of Unit at European Commission
From European Perspective, Efficiency of Judiciary and the High Council for Judges and Prosecutors (15 min.)

Discussion

Coffee Break

SECOND SESSION
HIGH COUNCIL OF JUDGES AND PROSECUTORS
Chairperson: Mr. Huseyin Karakullukcu, The President of Court of State

Mr. Birol Erdem, member of HCJP
Why Was the Constitutional Amendment Needed and What Did Change? The Working Procedure of the New HCJP (15min.)

Mr. Harry Gstöhl, Member of Venice Commission
From the Perspective of Venice commission Judicial Reform Process of Turkey and the New High Council of Judges and Prosecutors”(15min.)

Prof. Dr. Mr. Bülent Çiçekli, member of HCJP
The Principles Determined in the Last Plenary Session of ENCJ and Compatibility of the New Structure of HCJP to These Principles (15min.)

Miguel Carmona Ruano, President of European Network of Councils for the Judiciary
General evaulation of HCJP and Councils for the Judiciary in terms of the principles of ENCJ (10 min.)

Discussion

 

12:30

Lunch

 

13.45

14.40

THIRD SESSION
THE ROLE OF COUNCILS FOR THE JUDICIARY IN TERMS OF EFFICIENCY
Chairman: Mr. Ahmet Hamsici, The Vice President of the HCJP

Mr. Ömer Köroğlu, member of HCJP
The Analysis Of The Situation In The Judiciary Meetings And Evaluation Of Consequences Of The Analysis Of The Situation In The Judiciary In Terms Of Efficiency, Effectiveness, Transparency And Accessibility Of The Judiciary (15 min.)

İlker Çetin, the chief Public Prosecutor of Diyarbakir:
The Analysis Of The Situation In The Judiciary Meetings, From The Perspective Of Practitioner (10 min.)

Irakli ADEISHVILI- The President of European Commission for the efficiency of justice (CEPEJ)
An Evaluation Of The New Structure Of HCJP And The Councils For The Judiciary In Terms Of Efficiency(10 min.)

Prof.Dr.James HANLON- Law Faculty, Okan University
The effectivenes of Judiciary in terms of the European Union law, Evaluation of the councils for judiciary and structure of HCJP in this perspective.(10 min.)

- Fuzio RICCARDO- Member of CSM Italy
Efficiency of Judiciary and Practice of Italy

Discussion

 

15:10

Coffee break

 

15:25

16:25

16:50

FOURTH SESSION
JUDICIARY AND MEDIA
Chairman: İbrahim Okur, President of the First Chamber of HCJP

Mr. Taha Akyol, journalist New structure of HCJP and Media (15 min.)

Mr. Yavuz Baydar, journalist New structure of HCJP and Media (15 min.)

Frederik Willem Hendrik van den Emster- Chairman of the Netherlands, Council for the Judiciary
An Evaluation Of The Councils For The Judiciary In Terms Of Relations Between Judiciary And Media(15 min.)

Joao Manuel DA SILVA- President of Consultative Council of European Prosecutors (CCPE) An Evaluation Of Justice In Terms Of Relations Between Judiciary And Media(15 min.)

Discussion

Mr. İbrahim Okur,
Short Evaluation Of The Day And Informing The Participants About Next Day’s Programme(10min.)

 

17:00

End of the proceedings

 

18:00

20:00

Trip to Dolmabahce Palace

Dinner at Adile Sultan Palace

 

Wednesday 26 October 2011- Swisshotel the Bosphorus

09.00

10:15

FIRST SESSION
EVALUATION OF HCJP IN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE PRINCIPLES OF INDEPENDENCE AND IMPARTIALITY OF JUDICIARY
Chairman: Nesibe Ozer, The President of the Second Chamber of HCJP

Prof. Dr. Mrs. Serap Yazici: Academician at Law Faculty of Istanbul Bilgi University
Independence of Judiciary and HCJP ( 15 min.)

Av. Vedat Ahsen Cosar, president of Turkish Bar Associations,
HCJP, from the perspective of defense (15 min.)

Prof. Dr. Mr. Mustafa Koçak: Dean of Law Faculty of Okan University
Impartiality of Judges and HCJP (15 min.)

Orlando AFONSO- President of Consultative Council of European Judges (CCJE)
Councils For The Judiciary In Terms Of Independence And Impartiality Of Judges(15 min.)

Vito MONETTI- The President of Magistrats Européens pour la Démocratie et la Liberté
The Importance Of Judges Organizations In Terms Of Judicial Independence And Relations With Councils For The Judiciary, And The New Structure Of HCJP In This Context" (15 min.)

Discussion

 

10:45

Coffee Break

 

11.15

11:45

CLOSING SESSION

Mr Thomas Giegerich
General Evaluation of HCJP and Independence and Impartiality of Judiciary(30 min.)

Closure Speech: Mr. Ahmet Hamsici, Deputy President of HCJP,

 

12.00

13:30

16:45

Lunch

Excursion to Historical Peninsula

Boat Trip on the Bosporus & Dinner on the boat