EUROPEAN CITIZENS WITHOUT DEFENCE – ACCESS TO JUSTICE

08.05.15 Madrid

International Colloquium organized by: ALA – Asociación Libre de Abogados, AED/EDL European Democratic Lawyers in collaboration with ELDH European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and World Human Rights

enue:

SAVIA SOLAR – Sala de conferencias : Calle Escuadra, 11, 28012 Madrid, saviasolar.org/contacto/


Programme

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EUROPEAN CITIZENS WITHOUT DEFENCE

Translation: Spanish – English – French

MORNING 9h30 – 13h30
9h30: Inscription

10h00:
I. Welcome and Presentation
ANA MÉNDEZ GORBEA, LAWYER IN MADRID, PRESIDENT OF ALA

II. Pro Deo Versus Pro Bono: Right against Charity
GILBERTO PAGANI, LAWYER IN MILANO, HONORARY PRESIDENT OF THE EDL
« Equality in front of the law is equality in front of the court »

11h15: Coffee Pause

11h30:

III. 1st round table:

Access to Law: the word to the citizens !
The experience of social movements, legal teams and associations in France, Belgium
– Belgium, Hilde LISSENS (Network of Fight against Poverty)
– Spain, Paco SEGURA (Ecologists in Action) and other speakers in attendance of confirmation
– Italy, Italo DI SABATO (Observatory on Repression)
Moderator: Robert Sabata (lawyer in Barcelona)

12h45 : Discussions – questions from the public

13h30 : lunch

AFTERNOON 15h00 – 18h30

15h00:
I. Fundamental texts and jurisprudence of the European Courts.
VINCENT LETELLIER, Former president of the SAD, Belgium, lawyer in Brussels, and
currently teaching at the Free University of Brussels

15h45:
II. 2nd round table: Legal aid in Europe as seen by lawyers
With Denis DE PLOEG (Amsterdam); Marina DALIANI (Athens) ; Marta CLAPÉS (Barcelona); Bernd HÄUSLER (Berlin) ; Isabelle RAFFARD (Bordeaux); Véronique DOCKX (Bruxelles), Wendy PETTIFER (London) ; Nicola CANESTRINI (Rovereto),

Moderator: Frédéric UREEL (President of the EDL), lawyer in Charleroi

17h30: Discussion – questions from the public

18h00:
III. Conclusions:
RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CCBE IN MATTERS OF LEGAL AID
Rendering mandatory the European directive in matters of judicial assistant and legal aid.
By a representative of the CCBE

18h30 – Closing

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Organisation:

In cooperation with:

  • ELDH – European Association of Lawyers for Democracy and World Human Rights www.eldh.eu

Registration for the event (simultaneous translation is included in the price):

30€ for lawyers elder than 35 years of age
15€ for lawyers younger the 35 years of age and non lawyers
Payable on the bank account of the ALA, IBAN ES982038176123 with the note « Colloquium
AED » and your name.

Registration by mail: ala@nodo50.org