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Invitation to training

The Delegation of the European Commission in Poland and the Polish Judges' Association IUSTITIA cordially invite judges of common courts to a training course:

"Practical aspects of the preliminary ruling reference in proceedings before national courts and judicial international cooperation."

 The training will be held on 2 dates, in the formula from Thursday from 16.00 - arrival of participants, until Saturday until 14.00:

16-18 November 2023r.

Hotel Lamberton *** Poznańska 492 Street, 05-850 Ołtarzew

30 November - 2 December 2023r.

Hotel GWIAZDA MORZA RESORT SPA&SPORT, 12A Hryniewieckiego St., 84-120, Władysławowo

The training programme will be the same for each date and provides for the following issues:

- The preliminary ruling procedure from the perspective of national courts and the practicalities of referring questions for a preliminary ruling by national courts.

Instructor: Rafał Cebula - judge at the District Court in Siemianowice Śląskie, member of the Civil Law Team at the IUSTITIA Polish Judges' Association and of the Project Coordination Team for the project 'The case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union - influence on the application and interpretation of national law', implemented by the European Commission Representation in Poland.

- Judicial Cooperation in Civil Matters in Practice.

Leader: Marta Knotz - judge of the District Court in Koszalin, coordinator for international cooperation and human rights in civil cases, member of the Civil Law Team of the IUSTITIA Polish Judges Association and of the Team of Coordinators of the Project "Case-law of the Court of Justice of the European Union - influence on the application and interpretation of national law", implemented by the European Commission Representation in Poland

- Practical aspects of actions with an international element in criminal proceedings

Presiding: Jolanta Jeżewska - judge of the District Court in Gdynia, a criminalist with many years of practice, adjudicating executive criminal cases, member of the Criminal Law Team of the Association of Polish Judges "IUSTITIA" and Joanna Hetnarowicz-Sikora - judge of the District Court in Słupsk, a criminalist adjudicating executive criminal cases, in 2017 - 2020 coordinator of international cooperation in criminal cases at the District Court in Słupsk

During the training, the organisers provide participants with 2 nights' accommodation in double rooms of a high standard with breakfast, food on Friday, including a ceremonial integration dinner (NOTE - the organisers do not provide dinner on the day of arrival - Thursday).

The cost of participation is a mere PLN 200 booking fee (this fee is non-refundable!).

Recruitment for the training will take place using the form, to which the link is provided below (separately for each training).

Participation in the training is determined by the order of applications and payment of the fee of PLN 200 to the account: Santander Bank SA 79 1090 2590 0000 0001 4696 7349 - in the title please write your name, surname and the place of the chosen training (Ołtarzew/Władysławowo) - at the latest within 3 days from the confirmation of enrolment.

Participation in the training is tantamount to expressing one's consent to the use of the participant's image in published post-training and informational materials, as well as to the processing of personal data for the purposes of recruitment for the training (the administrator of the personal data of the participants is the IUSTITIA Polish Judges Association).

More on the website : https://www.iustitia.pl/dzialalnosc/konferencje-i-szkolenia/4755-zaproszenie-na-szkolenie-praktyczne-aspekty-odeslania-prejudycjalnego-w-postepowaniu-przed-sadami-krajowymi-oraz-sadowa-wspolpraca-miedzynarodowa

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