25 October 2010

LJUBLJANA: Seminar on European cooperation in civil matters

Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Slovenia organises a Seminar on European cooperation in civil matters. The Council of Europe and the European Commission will be present at this main event of the 2010 Edition of the European Day of civil Justice, which will take place in Ljubljana on 25 October 2010.

This day will be punctuated by speeches from distinguished persons from the Council of Europe, the European Commission, the Court of Justice of the European Union, European faculties of law and ministries of justice.

At this occasion, the European Crystal Scales of Justice Prize rewarding innovating projects and practices in the field of court organisation and implementation of judicial procedures conducted in European juridications will be awarded, for the 5th consecutive year. A press conference will be organised at this occasion.

The seminar and the award ceremony will take place in Hotel Lev (city centre of Ljubljana).

MARIBOR: Access to civil justice in Slovenia

The University of Law of Maribor in Slovenia organises, on 23 and 24 September 2010 respectively, two conferences presented by Prof. Dr. Vesna Rijavec, on the following themes:

  • 23 September "Non-Contentious Procedures in Property and Housing Matters", interpretation en Slovenian, Croatian, Serbian and German,
  • 24 September "Simplification of Debt Collection in the European Union", interpretation en Slovenian, Germand and English.

The purpose of the conference is to introduce lawyers to European Civil Procedure Law and to contribute to their lifelong learning education. The following topics will be discussed: cross-borer enforcement of debts, use of electronic tools in the context of justice and on the basis of exchange of best practices.