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Joint meeting (Helsinki, September 6, 2013 ): "Mutual Recognition", "Horizontal Cooperation", "Protection of Fundamental Rights"

"Joint meeting with the Court of Justice of the European Union and the European Court of Human Rights"

Helsinki, Friday 6 September 2013

Helsinki City Hall

Pohjoisesplanadi 11-13

00099 Helsinki, Finland



Joint Chair: Mr. Geert Corstens, President of the Hoge Raad,

Mr. Vassilios Skouris, President of the Court of Justice of the European Union,

Mr. Dean Spielmann, President of the European Court of Human Rights.

9:00 - 12:30:

Opening: Presidents Geert Corstens, Vassilios Skouris and Dean Spielmann

Session 1:

Mutual Recognition: Vertical Cooperation (National/International Courts)

- Mutual Recognition in Civil Matters: Ms Nina Betetto, Vice-President of the Supreme Court of Slovenia

- Mutual Recognition in Criminal Matters: Mr. Branko Hrvatin, President of the Supreme Court of Croatia

Horizontal Cooperation (International Courts)

- View point of CJUE:  NN.

- View point of ECHR: NN.

14:30 – 16:00

Session 2:            

Protection of Fundamental Rights: the European Charter and the European Convention on Human Rights

- Mr. Klaus Tolksdorf, President of the Bundesgerichtshof

- View point of ECHR:  NN.

- View point of CJUE:   NN.