Programme (EN)

8.30 - 10.00

Registration 

10.00

Opening of the Congress 

10.15 - 11.15

Speeches 

11.15 - 12.10

Panel No. 1:

Independent court as a guarantee of citisens´ rights and freedoms 

Details:
- Why people need courts ?
- Independent judges and independent courts
- Threats to the independence of judges and courts
- Courts´ duties towards citisens connected to independence of judges

12.10 - 12.30

Coffee break

12.30 - 13.25

Panel No. 2:

  Professional lawyer as a guarantee of individual rights

Details:
- The lawyers´ role in citizens´ claims and lawsuits
- Attorney – client privilege as an issue of the citizens´ rights protection
- Lawyer – court relationships with parties
- The role of the lawyer in the formal court proceedings
- The meaning of the autonomous disciplinary proceedings
- The meaning of the professional self-governance for the citizens rights protection

13.25 - 14:20

Panel No. 3:

Access to judiciary as a basic human right


Details:
- Legal aid for poor. Should income be concerned?
- Court fees. Should they be lowered to make access to judiciary easier?
- Mediation. Should be obligatory in certain family cases?
- Should information about mediation be obligatory in case in which parties act without lawyers
- Should students of law schools learn about mediation?

14.020 - 15.20

Lunch break 


15.20 - 17.20

Discussions

17.20

Closing of the Congress