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CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  Children’s evidence in the Baltic Sea Region
     Handling, protecting and testing evidence from children in legal proceedings in the
     Baltic Sea Region: Presentation of the comparative study

        Sweden:   Ms Anna Kaldal, Associate Professor in procedural Law, Faculty of Law,
        Stockholm University

 

  Children’s Houses – A child friendly model

Iceland: Mr Bragi Gudbrandsson, General Director, Government Agency for Child Protection, Reykjavík

Norway:

-       Ms Astrid Johanne Pettersen, Executive Director, The Children’s House Statens Barnehus, Oslo

-       Ms Tone Davik, Police Superintendent / senior specialist, National Criminal Investigation Service (KRIPSOS), Oslo

Sweden: Mr Carl Göran Svedin, Professor, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry/IKE, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping

 

 Ensuring a child-friendly environment for the interview

Denmark: Mr Steen Birkedal, Special Consultant on Children’s Welfare, National board of Social Services, Copenhagen

Lithuania: Ms Eglė Kavoliūnaitė-Ragauskienė, Head of Legal System Research Department Law Institute of Lithuania, Vilnius

Sweden: Ms Asa Landberg, Psychologist, Psychotherapist, Enskede


   Preparing and conducting the interview

Finland: Ms Julia Korkman, PhD, Investigative Psychologist, Forensic Child and Adolescent Psychiatry  Unit, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki

Latvia: Ms Vita Kalote, Head of Prevention Unit, Kurzeme Regional Board, State Police of Latvia, Liepaja

Sweden: Ms Malin Källstörm, Detective Superintendent, Swedish Police Authority, Stockholm

 The timing and number of interviews

Estonia: Ms Brit Tammiste, Adviser, Analysis Division, Criminal Policy Department, Ministry of Justice, Tallinn

Norway: Mr Lars Meling, Senior Advisor, Police Department, Ministry of Justice and Public Security, Oslo

Sweden: Mr Pär Stihl, Chief Detective Inspector, Institute of Police Education Linnaeus University, Växjö

 Ensuring probative value of children statements

Germany: Mr Thomas Meysen, Director, German Institute for Youth Human Services and Family Law, Heidelberg

 Representing the child and defending its interest 

Denmark: Mr Morten Holland Heide, Lawyer, Head of Section Criminal Law Division, Ministry of Justice, Copenhagen

Iceland: Ms Hrfena Fridrikdsottir, Associate Professor, University of Iceland, Reykjavík

Russian Federation: Mr Yury Zudov, Deputy Director, Department for Legal Aid and Judicial Cooperation, Ministry of Justice, Moscow

 
  Parallel civil and administrative proceedings

Estonia: Ms Leanika Tamm, Judge, Viru County Court, Ida-Viru maakond

Iceland: Mr Bragi Gudbrandsson, General Director, Government Agency for Child Protection, Reykjavík

Sweden: Mr Carl Göran Svedin, Professor, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry/IKE, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping