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06
Dec
Conferences & Seminars
FRA Conference
06.12.2012 - 07.12.2012
Location: Brussels

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) will host its annual Fundamental Rights Conference at the European Parliament on 6-7 December 2012. The event will be held under the auspices of the President of the European Parliament and with the support of the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

This year’s conference Justice in austerity: challenges and opportunities for access to justice, will examine the effects of the economic crisis on judicial systems and those seeking justice, and will explore opportunities for innovation and reform. With about 300 decision makers, practitioners and experts from across the EU, the event is envisaged to serve as a high-level forum for developing policy oriented solutions that will help to further access to justice for everyone in the EU.

Key speakers include:

  • Martin Schulz, the President of the European Parliament
  • Viviane Reding, Vice-President, European Commission
  • Dr.Stelios D. Himonas, Permanent Secretary of the Minister of Justice and Public Order
  • Paula Teixeira da Cruz, Portuguese Minister of Justice
  • Nils Mui┼żnieks, Commissioner for Human Rights, Council of Europe
  • Members of the European Parliament
  • and many other experts and practitioners from national administrations, judiciary and civil society.

For further details about the conference, please visit: http://fra.europa.eu/fraWebsite/frc2012 or contact us at frc@fra.europa.eu



Contact Person:
Alexia Frangou
Tel.: +357 22805922
Email: afrangou@mjpo.gov.cy