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Brussels, Belgium
Rue de la Loi, 170



Shaping Justice policies in Europe for the years to come

The debate continues further to the Assises! Give your view before the end of the year!

The Assises de la Justice - a forum on EU justice policies held on 21 and 22 November in Brussels – has sought to generate ideas which will contribute directly to shaping the European Union's justice policy over the coming years.

To stimulate the debatepdf(91 kB) Choose translations of the previous link  , five discussion papers were made available for the Assises de la Justice.  The purpose of the discussion papers was to prepare the debate in the Assises de la justice event and to reflect on the justice policy of the European Union. These papers concerned:

The call for contributions also concerned the other topics under discussion in the Assises de la Justice, notably 'effective justice systems in the EU' and 'independence of justice', in particular in light of the Commission's EU Justice Scoreboard, a tool to promote effective justice and growth'.

Further to the Assises de la Justice, the Commission still wishes to receive contributions from anyone with an interest in the issues which were discussed during the conference, and more broadly on the future justice policy of the European Union.


How to contribute?

Preliminary contributions submitted by Monday 11 November fed the debate during the Assises de la Justice conference. The debate continues now. You are invited to submit your contributions to it until the end of 2013.

Contributions must be addressed to

All contributions will be placed online.

For the ease of readers, we would kindly ask contributors to include a title clearly reflecting the content of their paper (maximum 50 words) together with 3 keywords.


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