Responses of justice to urban violence

Juveniles as perpetrators and victims

Organised groups and their new ways of communicating

19-21 September 2012
Hofburg Congress Centre, Vienna, Austria


Opening Session

Session I

Session II

Closing Session

Session I moderated by Mr Roland Miklau, former Director General for Criminal Law, Federal Ministry of Justice, Austria

Session II moderated by Ambassador Dr. Hans Winkler, Director of the Vienna Diplomatic Academy, former State Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Austria

Presentation of the CEPEJ Report

The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) officially presented its evaluation report of European judicial systems. The event took place at 3 pm in the Foum in the Hofburg Congress Centre. After an opening by Council of Europe representatives, general remarks were made by the Minister of Justice of Austria, the Minister of Justice of Azerbaijan and France. For further information, you are invited to consult the (CEPEJ) website or contact Mr Georg Stawa in the Ministry of Justice of Austria.

Treaty Ceremony

During the Conference, a Ceremony, open to the Press, was organised for Council of Europe member states wishing to sign or ratify Council of Europe Conventions. Further details were to be found in this explanatory note. All general information on Council of Europe Conventions are available on the Council of Europe Treaty Office website.