The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice

III Conference of the Presidents of the Courts of Appeal of Europe
“Financing and managing courts”
Pamplona, 16th, 17th and 18th of October 2013
Programme

16th of October

4 pm: Collection from Hotel Iruña Park.

4.15 pm: Arrival at the Courts of Law: identification and presentation of documentation.

4.45 pm: Welcome from the President of the Higher Court of Justice of Navarra.

5 pm: Speech by Members of the General Council of the Judiciary: description of Spain’s judicial reality.

5.30 pm: Coffee break.

6 pm: Official inauguration of the III Conference in the Assembly Hall at the Courts of Law (Pamplona), with speeches by the following public figures:

      · Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón, Spanish Minister of Justice.
      · Gonzalo Moliner Tamborero, President of the General Council of the Judiciary and the Supreme Court.
      · Yolanda Barcina Angulo, President of the Government of Navarra.
      · Juan Manuel Fernández Martínez, President of the Higher Court of Justice of Navarra.

7.30 pm: Reception hosted by the Mayor of Pamplona in City Hall.

9 pm: Welcome dinner.

17th of October

9 am: Coach leaves the hotel for the Faculty of Law, University of Navarra.

9.30 am: Welcome from the Rector.

9.45 am: Opening address “An overview of the governance of the Justice system in Europe”.
John Stacey.

    President of the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice, CEPEJ.

Debate.

11.30 am: Coffee break.

12 noon: Second address, “The influence of Justice on the Economy”.
Joaquín Silguero Stagnan.

    Secretary General of the Administration of Justice, Spanish Ministry of Justice.

Debate.

1.30 pm: Colloquium, contributions from those taking part and presentation of papers, etc.

2 pm: Lunch in the Faculty of Law.

3.30 pm: Third address, “Judicial independence and efficient Justice”.
Gerhard Reissner .

    Chairman of the Consultative Council of European Judges (CCJE).

    Colloquium. Contributions from those taking part.

5.30 pm: Coach leaves the Faculty of Law for the hotel.

7.30 pm: Coach leaves the hotel for the Palace of Navarra (Seat of Government).

8 pm: Official reception in the Palace of Navarra.

8.30 pm: Dinner of Honour hosted by the Department of the Presidency, Justice and the Interior, Government of Navarra.

18th of October

9 am: Coach leaves hotel for the Public University of Navarra’s Nursing Conference Hall.
Welcome from the Rector.

9.30 am: Address. Enrique López y López.
“Indicators and excellence of judicial activity”.
Judge of the National Court and former spokesperson of the General Council of the Judiciary.
Director of the Justice Activity Observatory.

11 am: Work session. Approval of the conclusions and naming of the venue for the next Conference and the members of the Organising Committee.

12 noon: Official close of the Conference.
President of the Higher Court of Justice of Navarra
Representative of the IV Conference Organising Committee
Representative of the General Council of the Judiciary.
1 pm: Farewell aperitivo hosted by the General Council of the Judiciary of the Kingdom of Spain.