• Du 06 décembre 2018 au 07 décembre 2018

    European Court of Human Rights
    Allée des droits de l’homme

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Convenors: Gaëtan Cliquennois (DCS), Nicolas Fischer (CESDIP), Hugues de Suremain (EPLN)

This conference is co-funded by the European Union’s Justice Programme (2014-2020), GIP Mission de Recherche Droit et Justice, CESDIP, Laboratoire Société, Acteurs et Gouvernement en Europe, Université de Strasbourg, Droit et Changement Social, University of Nantes, Alliance Europa, Institute of Juridical and Philosophical Sciences of the Sorbonne, University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum (with support of the German Foreign Federal Office and the European Union), and was granted the Scientific Label of the Université Franco-Italienne

The conference will be held in English

6 december 2018
9:00 - Welcome
Emilio Santoro, Professor at the University of Florence, member of the Scientific Council of the European Prison Litigation Network (EPLN)
Marc Nève, Lawyer at the Liège Bar, President of EPLN, former vice-president of the CPT

9:15 - Opening statement on the access of detained persons to rights and to court
Guido Raimondi, President of the European Court of Human Rights

9:45 - Presentation of the research on mechanisms of legal aid and facilitation of access to rights and to court in European prisons
Nicolas Fischer, Researcher at CNRS/CESDIP

Session 1 – Critical issues relating to the access of detained persons to rights and to justice
Chair : Gaëtan Cliquennois, Researcher at CNRS/DCS

Session 2 –  Implementation of pilot / quasi pilot judgments: how much are difficulties of access to the judge taken into account?
Chair : Hasan Bakırcı, Deputy Section Registrar at the European Court of Human Rights

Session 3 – Legal aid as a crucial guaranty of prisoners’ fundamental rights
Chair : Anne Simon, Assistant professor at the University of Paris I Sorbonne.

7 december 2018
Session 4 - The impacts of austerity policies on the protection of rights in prisons
Chair : Elisabeth Lambert, Professor at CNRS/SAGE

Session 5 – Overcoming isolation, crossing walls: role and strategies of players
Chair : Julen Fernandez Conte, Director of the Delegation of the General Council of Spanish Bars at the European Union, Member of the board of EPLN

Session 6 – Access to rights and to the judge in prison: new challenges
Chair : Damien Scalia, Professor at the Université Libre de Bruxelles

Session 7 - Access to rights and to the judge in prison: which European perspectives?
Chair : Margarete Graefin von Galen, Vice-President of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE)