17 to 18 November 2022 Barcelona, Spain

Annual Conference on EU Criminal Justice 2022 20 years of the EAW (2002-2022) / European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) / Defence rights / e-Evidence, cryptocurrencies and “e-crimes 2.0”

Published 7 months, 2 weeks ago


This conference will facilitate the exchange of experiences among legal practitioners on current developments and future initiatives in the field of EU criminal justice.

This year’s event will touch upon the twenty years of the European Arrest Warrant (EAW): its key features, its (mis)use and how this instrument inspired other EU judicial tools. The conference will also address the EPPO, defence rights, the (proposed) new EU legislation on e-evidence, the (mis)use of bitcoins and crimes in the “digital age”.
High-ranking representatives of the EU institutions, academics and national experts will debate the key priorities within the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice for the years ahead.

Key topics

  • Twenty years of the EU “success story”: the EAW
  • The European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO)
  • Defence rights
  • e-Evidence, bitcoins and “e-crimes 2.0”
  • Recent case law of the Court of Justice of the EU and its impact on the EU criminal justice system