European Day of Justice 2010 edition
25 October 2010
The European Day for Civil Justice is celebrated each year around the 25 October. It aims to bring justice closer to citizens, to inform them on their rights and to to promote the work of the European Commission and of the Council of Europe in the field of civil justice, through simulation of procedures and information sessions. This day is open to all european citizens, students and people who work in the field of justice.
The Council of Europe invites representatives from the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) for information about their projects in their respective countries.
The Secretariat of the CEPEJ and the Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe participated in the main event, organised by the Ministry of Justice of Slovenia in Ljubljana, on 25 October 2010.
During this event, the Crystal Scales of Justice Prize has been awarded.
- Opening of the presentation of the report - introduction by the moderator (in slovenian)
- Welcome speech by Mr Marko Šorli, Supreme Court Judge, Slovenian Member of CEPEJ (in slovenian)
- Introduction by Ms Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe (in English)
- Presentation of the evaluation report on European judicial systems by Mr Jean-Paul Jean, President of the Evaluation Group of the CEPEJ, Prosecutor at the Court of Appeal of Paris and Mr Stéphane Leyenberger, Acting Head of the Justice Division, Council of Europe (French and English, respectively)
Events in Council of Europe member States in 2010
This page is updated regularly as soon as events organised in the different countries are communicated to CEPEJ Secretariat.