The workshop’s purpose is to help trainers to focus on the impact of article 47 CFR and of the principle of effective judicial protection upon the role of national judges in identifying, adapting and, whenever possible, "creating" remedies for the breach of EU law in different areas, including consumer protection, data protection, asylum and migration, non-discrimination, health.

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



Thursday, 10 February 2022 Day 1

9:00 – 9:15

Registration and access to the online platform

9:15 – 9:40

Welcome address and presentation of the Workshop methodology and materials 

Gianluca Grasso (Italian School of Magistracy)
Paola Iamiceli (University of Trento, Project Coordinator) 

9:40 – 10:55

Keynote speech

Judge Octavia Spineanu (Court of Justice of the European Union)
Art. 47 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights as reflected in the jurisprudence of CJEU. Recent case law

Discussion introduced by Fabrizio Cafaggi (Italian Council of State)

10:55 – 11:15

Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:30

Art. 47 CFR, Art. 19 TUE and the principle of effectiveness: the impact on remedies and sanctions in EU lawn

Chair: Fabienne Jault-Seseke (Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines)

Diana Ungureanu | High Court of Cassation and Justice of Romania
Edith Zeller | Administrative Court of Vienna, Austria; Association European Administrative of Judges - AEAJ
Anne-Marie Witters | Market Court, Belgium
Lijana Le Huede | District Court of Vilnius, Lithuania; European Court of Human Rights

12:30 – 14:00Lunch Break

14:00 – 14:15

Introducing the hypothetical session and creation of breaking out rooms

14:15 – 15:15
Hypothetical 1
Virtual Room 1
Hypothetical 2
Virtual Room 2
Hypothetical 3
Virtual Room 3

15:15 – 15:30 

Discussion in the plenary room

15:45 – 17:15

Art. 47 and the definition of effective, proportionate and dissuasive remedies

Chair: Mateusz Grochowski (Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences)

Giuseppe Fiengo | Tribunal of Naples, Italy
Silvia Saraiva | Court of Appeal and Centre for Judicial Training, Portugal
Theodora Gazi | Athens Bar Association, Greece
Cindy Carroll | Protection Appeals Tribunal, Ireland; Head of Training 

Friday, 11 February 2022 Day 2

9:00 – 10:00

Keynote Speech

Eleanor Sharpston (former Advocate General, Court of Justice of the European Union)

Article 47 of the Charter and the principles that sanctions and remedies for breaches of EU law should be effective, proportionate and dissuasive: something old? Or something new?

Discussion introduced by Fernando Gomez Pomar (Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona)

10:00 – 11:15

Training judges on the judicial protection of human and fundamental rights

Chair: Gianluca Grasso (Italian School of Magistracy)

Prof.dr. A.C. (Antoine) Buyse | Professor of Human Rights and Director of the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM)
Ana Libertad Laliena | Escuela Judicial-Consejo General del Poder Judicial
Roxana Rizoiu | National Institute of Magistracy (NIM) 

11:15 – 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 – 12:30
Hypothetical 1
Virtual Room 1
Hypothetical 2
Virtual Room 2
Hypothetical 3
Virtual Room 3

12:30 – 12:45

Discussion in the plenary room

12:45 – 14:30

Lunch Break

14:30 – 16:00

Training judges online

Chair: Paola Iamiceli (University of Trento, Project Coordinator)

Federica Casarosa | European University Institute

Dijana Mandić | Head of Sector for Development of Higher Education. Directorate for Higher Education, Croatia