The UPF FRICoRe Training the trainers workshop will focus on collective redress in its private and public dimensions as a tool for ensuring the rights of an effective remedy and fair trial embodied in article 47 CFREU are complied with. Further, the workshop will place special emphasis on the collective dimensions in consumer protection and data protection law, as well as health and asylum rights from a procedural law perspective as well as from the perspective of the role of the judge in these proceedings.

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This workshop is funded by the European Union's Justice Programme (2014-2020).



Thursday, 10 March 2022 Day 1

9:00 – 9:15

Registration and access to the online platform

Room: Albert Calsamiglia Hall Entrance (Roger de Llúria building)  

9:15 – 9:45

Welcome address and presentation of the Workshop methodology and materials 

Mireia Artigot, PI of FRICoRe UPF, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Anna Caballé, Dean of UPF Law School
Paola Iamiceli, Coordinator of the FRICoRe Project, University of Trento 

09:45 – 11:15

Art. 47 CFR and the right to an effective collective remedy: in search of general principles.

Chair: Fabrizio Cafaggi, Italian Council of State

Ilaria Gentile, Tribunal of Milan, Italy
Bernard McCloskey, High Court in Northern Ireland, UK
Eleni Ververopoulou, Court of Thessaloniki, Greec

Room: Albert Calsamiglia Hall

11:15 – 11:45

Coffee Break

11:45 – 13:00

Designing hypothetical “case-based Q&A” sessions

Hypothetical 1
Room 40.039
Hypothetical 1
Room 40.S16
Hypothetical 1
Virtual Room 3

13:00 – 13:15 

Discussion in the plenary room

13:15 – 14:30Lunch Break
14:30 – 16:00

Art. 47 CFR, Access to collective redress and standing of associations in the context of environmental damages, consumer rights, health rights and non-discrimination claims.

Chair: Lottie Lane, University of Groningen

Ksenija Dimec, Court of Rijeka, Croatia
Alex Ferreres, Lawyer, Spain
Triantafyllia Bakalopoulou, Court of Thessaloniki, Greece

Room: Albert Calsamiglia Hall

16:00 – 16:45UPF Library Tour
16:45 – 17:00Coffee Break

17:00 – 18:15

Keynote Speech

Consumers effective redress of damages in public and private enforcement of EU Competition Law: the Trucks ’cartel in Spain”

Mr. Ignacio Ulloa Rubio 
Staff attorney of the Spanish Constitutional Court Judge at the General Court (2013-2019

Introduced by Mireia Artigot, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Room: Albert Calsamiglia Hall

Friday, 11 March 2022 Day 2

09:30 – 11:00

Art. 47 CFR Coordination mechanisms between individual and collective claims seeking redress for the violation of fundamental rights and other EU rights.

Chair: Tobias Nowak, University of Groningen

Clément Malverti, Council of State, France
Alberto Barbazza, Tribunal of Treviso, Italy
Pedro Paes de Vasconcelos, Lawyer and Professor at Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Portugal
Federico Pistelli, Researcher at University of Trento, Italy

Room: Albert Calsamiglia Hall

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 – 12:45

Designing hypothetical “case-based Q&A” sessions

Hypothetical 2
Room 40.241
Hypothetical 2
Room 40.247
Hypothetical 2
Virtual Room 3

12:45 – 13:00

Discussion in the plenary room

13:00 – 14:30

Lunch Break

14:30 – 16:00

Training judges and lawyers on effective judicial protection and collective redress: how to design from face-to-face to e-learning

Chair: Paola Iamiceli, University of Trento

Diana Ungureanu, High Court of Cassation and Justice, Romania
Antonios Froudas, Hellenic Court of Audit, Greece
Federica Casarosa, European University Institute, Italy 

Room: Albert Calsamiglia Hall