Note: the texts under all the headings, with the exception of 'Results achieved', describe the situation before the start of the project.
Judges Conference in Tartu
The judge’s conference took place from 8 – 10th September 2010 in Tartu, Estonia.
Enhanced security and safety
Modernisation of the Judiciary
- The judge’s conference took place from 8 - 10 September 2010 in Tartu, Estonia. Ten countries presented their legal system to participants from 12 countries.
- EU countries improved their contacts with Switzerland, Ukraine and Russia.
- After the Conference, about 400 multilingual compendiums (in Estonian, English, Russian, German), based on the presentations given by the lecturers, were compiled and distributed among 11 countries.
- National State Institute North
Mutual recognition of judicial decisions throughout the European Union (EU) is the cornerstone of effective cooperation in both civil and criminal matters. In November 2000, the EU Council of
The goal of the Conference is to introduce and analyze practical problems with regard to the mutual recognition of judicial decisions in civil matters. The Conference will increase the professionalism of participants, strengthen contacts between colleagues and, above all, mediate the Swiss, Ukrainian and Russian practice to the EU member states.
Judges and further persons with a legal profession, participating in the Conference; authorities of the EU member states, Switzerland, Ukraine and Russia, benefiting from the results of the Conference.
Between 8 and 10 September 2010, in Tartu there will be held a Judges Conference, organised by the Estonian Association of Judges. The preparations and follow-up-activities will last from May till October 2010. After the Conference, multilingual compendiums, based on the presentations given by the lecturers, will be compiled and distributed among the participating states as well as among all non-participating EU member states.
|Directorate/federal office responsible||
Swiss Contribution to the enlarged EU
Foreign state institution
|Budget||Current phase Swiss budget CHF 91’625 Swiss disbursement to date CHF 91’626|
Phase 1 15.05.2010 - 31.12.2010 (Completed)