International Conferences and Events 9th June, 2014. Improving protection of victims’ rights: access to legal aid
9th June, 2014. Improving protection of victims’ rights: access to legal aid
Event, starts at 09-06-2014
We encourage you to participate in final conference of the project “Improving protection of victims’ rights: access to legal aid”, which will be held on 9th of June 2014 at facilities of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan – Auditorium Maximum.
The Conference will be divided into three panels and will start at 10:00 a.m.
The main subject of the first panel, which will be held from 10:30 to 11:45 will be the course of the project (main achievements, deliverables and events), especially concerning victim’s access to aid. The outcomes of conducted researches will be also presented.
Second panel, which will last from 12:15 to 13:45 will deal with main challenges of the legal aid system and some practical aspects of delivering necessary help, protection and assistance to victims of crime.
Last panel of the Conference, which will start at 14:45 and finish at 16:15 will serve as an international platform of discussion and possibility to exchange experiences, as well as create some recommendations for European legal aid system.
Participants of the Conference will be (among others) representatives of: partners of project, prominent scholars dealing with victims of crime, European Union, Ministry of Justice, Commissioner for Civil Rights Protection, Foundation for Human Rights, Polish Center of Mediation and other, non-government organizations.
We encourage all of you to join the Conference and discussion concerning rights of victims of crime.
You can find specific agenda of the Conference below:
JUNE 9th, 2014, POZNAŃ, POLAND
Improving protection of victims’ rights: access to legal aid
Collegium Iuridicum Novum,
Al. Niepodległości 53, Poznań
10:00 – 10:30 Introductions and welcome
JM Rector Prof. Jacek Witkoś, AdamMickiewiczUniversity (AMU)
Prof. Roman Budzinowski, Dean of Faculty of Law and Administration (AMU)
Prof. Joanna Senyszyn, member of the European Parliament, Vice-chair, Subcommittee on Human Rights
Prof. Michał Królikowski, Deputy Minister of Justice
Prof. Paweł Wiliński, Project Scientific co-ordinator
10:30 – 11:30 Access to legal aid for victims in EU member states
Piotr Karlik (AMU), Access to legal aid in Poland
Miriana Ilcheva (CSD), Access to legal aid in Bulgaria
Sanite Sile (Providus), Access to legal aid in Latvia
Karen Hough (Coinfo), Access to legal aid in Italy
Graciela Fuentes (AMU), Increasing public awareness of victims legal rights
Prof. Paweł Wiliński, Recommendations for European Legal Aid System
11:30 – 11:45 Discussion
11.45-12.15 Coffee break
12.15-13.15 Challenges of the Legal Aid System for Victims
Sara Chrzanowska, Procedural Criminal Law Unit Victims Team, DG Justice, European Commission, EU Legislation in relation to victims;
Prof. Cezary Kulesza (Poland, Council for Victims), Directive 2012/29/EU Establishing Minimum Standards on the Rights, Support and Protection of Victims of Crime
Prof. Louis Taylor (Nottingham Law School, UK), Challenges for the Legal Aid System for Victims from British Perspective;
· Prof. Ágata María Sanz Hermida (La Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain) Challenges for the Legal Aid System for Victims from Spanish Perspective;
13.15-13.45 Comments and Discussion
Mikołaj Pietrzak, President of the Human Rights Commission, The Polish Bar Council, ECBA
Michał Lewoc (Ministry of Justice, Poland)
Representative of Helsinki Foundation, t.b.a.
13.45 – 14.45 Lunch
14.45-15.45 Indicators for the development of the Legal Aid System for Victims
Prof. Hanna Paluszkiewicz (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland), Development of the Legal Aid System for Victims. Mediation;
Vania Costa Ramos (Portugal) Development of the Legal Aid System for Victims in Portugal;
Simone de Blasi (Italy), Development of the Legal Aid System for Victims. Communication;
Hristo Botev (Bulgaria), Development of the Legal Aid System for Victims. Education;
Diana Ziediņa (Latvia), Development of the Legal Aid System for Victims.
15.45-16.15 Comments and Discussion
Sławomir Gembara (Police Department, Poland)
Representative of Ombudsman (Poland)
Agnieszka Lisek, PolishCenter for Mediation
Representative of Poznań District Bar
16.15 Summary, Closing remarks
Programme may be subject to amendment. For updates see www.victimsrights.eu.
The Language of the Conference is English. Translation English-Polish will be provided.
Further information, registration, accommodation assistance:
Piotr Karlik, tel. + 48 600 837 732; E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Martyna Kusak, tel. +48 669 207 315; E-mail: email@example.com
Agnieszka Orfin, tel. + 48 669 482 613; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Aleksandra Woźniak, tel. + 48 698 908 578; E-mail: email@example.com
Please send your applications to following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Added by: Joanna Zadarko
Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. Address: ul. H. Wieniawskiego 1, 61-712 Poznań, Poland. Phone: +48 61 8294435, fax: +48 61 8294406