The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice

udiciary of Scotland

CRYSTAL SCALES OF JUSTICE
The European Prize of innovative and efficient practices
concerning the functioning of judicial systems

AWARD CEREMONY
and CELEBRATION OF THE EUROPEAN DAY OF JUSTICE

Judicial Institute for Scotland
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
27 October 2017

9.00 Coffee in Parliament Hall, Parliament House, 11 Parliament Square, Edinburgh, EH1 1RQ

9.30 Opening of the Ceremony, Judicial Institute, Learning Suite, Parliament House

    The Rt Hon Lady Dorrian, Lord Justice Clerk
    Sheriff Alistair JM Duff, Director of the Judicial Institute for Scotland
    Introduction to the “Crystal Scales of Justice” by Georg Stawa, President of the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ)

10.00 Round Table: does justice need innovations?

Moderator: Georg Stawa, President of the CEPEJ

    The Hon Lord Tyre, Senator of the College of Justice
    Professor Sir David Edward KCMG PC QC FRSE, former Judge at the Court of Justice of the European Union
    The CEPEJ members of the Jury

11.00 Introduction to the four shortlisted projects

    General presentation by the President of the Jury, Mr Giacomo Oberto

    Introduction of the projects by the representatives of the four shortlisted institutions (8 minutes per institution) and explanation of the selection by a member of the Jury (2 minutes per project)

11.45 Proclamation of the results

    Palmares by the President of the Jury and the President of the CEPEJ
    A word by the winner

12.00 Question and Answer Session

12.15 Press conference

12.30 Refreshments in Parliament Hall

LIST OF PARTICIPANTS

Scotland, United Kingdom:

    The Rt Hon Lady Dorrian, Lord Justice Clerk
    Sheriff Alistair JM Duff, Director of the Judicial Institute for Scotland
    The Hon Lord Tyre, Senator of the College of Justice
    Professor Sir David Edward KCMG PC QC FRSE, former Judge at the Court of Justice of the European Union, Scotland
    Dr Tobias Lock, Senior Lecturer in EU Law, Co-Director Europa Institute, School of Law, University of Edinburgh
    The Hon Lady Stacey, Senator of the College of Justice and vice-chair of the Judicial Institute for Scotland
    Sheriff Principal Mhairi Stephen, QC
    Alison Di Rollo QC, Solicitor General
    Tim Barraclough, Executive Director of Judicial Office, Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service
    Lesley Macaulay, Programme Manager, Judicial Institute for Scotland
    Baktosch Gillan, Acting Head of Judicial Communications, Judicial Office for Scotland
    Carlo Perrotta, Italian Consul in Edinburgh
    Kapil Summan, assistant editor of Scottish Legal News

CEPEJ President:

    Georg Stawa, President of the CEPEJ, Secretary General of the Austrian Ministry of Justice, Federal Ministry of Justice

Jury members of the Crystal Scales of justice Prize:

    Mr Giacomo Oberto (Italy), Judge, First instance court of Torino (civil court), President of the CEPEJ SATURN Centre for judicial time management, President of the Jury of the Crystal Scales of Justice Prize
    Mrs Eliane Eijnwachter (The Netherlands), Ministry of Security and Justice
    Mr Nils Engstad (Norway), Judge, Hlogaland Court of Appeal, Chairman of the Finnmark Land Tribunal, President of the Consultative Council of European Judges of the Council of Europe (CCJE)
    Mrs Florence Krauskopf (Switzerland), Judge at the Geneva Court of Justice
    Mrs Ioanna Lampiri (Greece), Administrative Judge, President of the First instance administrative court of Thessalonik
    Mrs Martina Vrdoljak (Croatia), Ministry of Justice, Directorate for Organisation of Judiciary

Representatives of the shortlisted projects of the Crystal Scales of Justice Prize (names to be confirmed).

    Court Pulse - The Management Revolution, by the Judicial-Legal Council and Institute of Law and Philosophy/Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan

      o Dr. Azer Jafarov, Deputy Minister of Justice, Senior member of the Judicial-Legal Council
      o Mr. Ramin Gurbanov, Judge, Baku City Yasamal District Court, Head of the working group on establishing "E-Court" System
      o Mr. Khayyam Bayramov, Manager of e-services projects
      o Mrs. Konul Vazirova-Kangarli, Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant

    Educational Programme “Judiciary: informed choice and public confidence. Open Courts and Prosecutors’ Offices”, by the Supreme Judicial Council of the Republic of Bulgaria

      o Mr Boyan Magdalinchev, Representative of the Supreme Judicial Council      
      o Ms Daniela Masheva, Member of the Supreme Judicial Council

    Migrants – Courts of Catania and discharging appeals against the action taken by the Territorial Commissions for International Protection, by the Court of Catania, Italy

      o Mr. Francesco Saverio Maria Mannino, President of the Court of Catania
      o Mr. Mariano Sciacca, President of the fifth civil section, Magistrate and Coordinator of the “Migrantes” project
      o Mr. Simone Rossi, Analyst organization
      o Ms. Arianna Toniolo, Analyst organisation

    Witness Service in Norwegian courts, by the Norwegian Courts Administration

      o Ms. Jenny Melum, senior adviser, Norwegians Courts Administration
      o Mr. Einar Groendalen, Head of Social Inclusion, Department of care, The Norwegian Red Cross

CEPEJ Secretariat:

    Mr. Stphane Leyenberger, Executive Secretary of the CEPEJ, Council of Europe
    Ms. Annette Sattel, Administration and Networks, CEPEJ, Council of Europe

Interpreters:

    Ms. Simona Manca, (English to Italian)
    Ms. Sacha Nikolova (English to Bulgarian)