09 to 10 December 2021 Sofia, Bulgaria

Applying the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union - Sofia Focus on the right to a fair trial

Published 11 months ago


The participants will obtain sound knowledge of the scope and interpretation of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, as well as its relationship with other legal instruments protecting fundamental rights in Europe. The focus will be on the application in practice of the provisions concerning the right to a fair trial.

Key topics

  • The system of fundamental rights protection in Europe
  • Scope of application and interpretation of the EU Charter in national legal orders
  • Article 6 of the ECHR and Article 47 of the EU Charter
  • Impartial and independent tribunal
  • EU law remedies
  • Rights of defence

The event is part of a series of a series of seminars on the application of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights. It is designed for judges, prosecutors and other judicial staff. Participation is subject to a selection process. For more details, see the seminar website.