Webinar: Videoconference within the Asylum procedure

Webinar: Videoconference within the Asylum Procedure Date: 27 may. 2021 20:00Zoom link:https://zoom.us/j/94967511847?pwd=OTQ3aW9LUjErTC9iWGRFQUg0LzlOdz09Meeting ID: 949 6751 1847 Access code: 535239 The webinar will discuss a succesful ruling of the Belgian Council of State against the use of videoconferences in asylum procedures. The sentence is available in French and English This webinar-series critically highlights interesting case law, […]

The Instrumentalization of the Pandemic

Possible legal strategies and actions before national jurisdictions and international bodies On the 12th of June 2020, the AED-EDL held a special webinar dedicated to the instrumentalization of the COVID pandemic. The speakers highlighted different aspects of the question and country reports where presented   Here are the interventions of our speakers   Nicola Canestrini […]


RIGHTS AT THE BORDERS INDEPENDENT LAWYERS’ ACCOUNT OF THE INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL EU BORDERS Saturday 8 June Colloquium AED Athens Venue: Athens Bar Association, Akadimias str. 60, Athens Language: English ***professional consecutive interpretation provided only for the Turkish speakers for Turkish – English and vice versa)   PROGRAMME 11:00 Welcome Introduction: Robert Sabata Gripekoven (European […]

The State of Emergency in France

Istanbul September 10, 2018 International conference law : Dark side of the moon, the normalization of the state of emergency and the situation of judiciary in Turkey 2nd Section: ECHR and Constitutional Court Under State of emergency in Turkey   Intervention Florian BORG Lawyer, member of the Lille Bar association General secretary of European democratic […]


On the  7th, 8th and 9th September, the AED took part in the  2nd International Conference on Law: The Normalization of the state of emergency and the situation of the judiciary in Turkey. Here is the complete programme of the event: And here are some of the contributions: On the State of Emergency in France […]


AVOCATS/MAGISTRATS DUO/DUEL Colloque 26 mai 2018 Maison des Associations Internationales (40, Rue de Washington, Bruxelles) CONCLUSIONS Dans son rapport présenté au Conseil des droits de l’homme de l’ONU en juin 2017, le Rapporteur Spécial sur l’Indépendance des Juges et des Avocats a constaté, notamment, que : L’état de droit ne peut être protégé que s’il […]


L’INDÉPENDANCE DE LA JUSTICE EN EUROPE AVOCATS/MAGISTRATS / DUO/DUEL   Colloque organisé par l’association des Avocats européens démocrates (AED) et l’association des Magistrats européens pour la démocratie et les libertés (MEDEL) 26 mai 2018 Bruxelles   Maison des associations internationales   40 rue de Washington De l’interdépendance des fonctions et pratiques professionnelles ainsi que des […]

What is progressive lawyering?

Conclusions of the conference: 30 years of activism   When I happen to be the last defender in a row, in trials with lots of participants, I often begin my closing argument saying that this looks like a double-edged sword: on the one hand one can refer to points already made, thus saving time, on […]