Read about the latest news of our project "Breaking the Barriers" in the second issue of the "Breaking the Barriers Newsletter". The Newsletter focuses on the transnational trainings targeting judges and prosecutors that took place in Thessaloniki at the end of November 2021.
Access to Justice
On 26 January 2022, 6 p.m., an online discussion events offers the opportunity to address the practical challenges of the implementation of the so-called "Roadmap Directives" of the European Uniond. The event takes place within the framework of the EU project "Breaking the barriers: rights based participatory judicial training on procedural rights". Find more information about the event here.
On 28 January 2022, the EU conference 'Breaking Language Barriers' will take place online from 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The conference serves to discuss and disseminate the results and experiences that have been gathered as part of the project "Breaking the barriers: rights based participatory judicial training on procedural rights".
The introduction of strict procedural safeguards for suspects and accused persons in criminal proceedings is a key guarantor of their right to a fair trial and an essential part of the EU criminal justice agenda. The project Breaking the Barriers enables 120 judges and prosecutors to participate in transnational training courses on procedural rights for suspects and accused persons and aims at breaking language barriers.
Research on the (potential) role of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union (CFREU) for the European legal regime was conducted in Austria, Croatia, Greece, Italy and Poland. The research was seen as key in preparing and developing the training materials as well as the "Training Manual: The Role of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights in Asylum Cases" within the project "Judging the Charter".