Roundtable discussion on the digitalisation of justice, 14 December 2020

The event was organised on the behalf of Didier Reynders, European Commissioner for Justice, brought together legal practitioners such as judges, prosecutors, lawyers, notaries and bailiffs, as well as policy-makers to discuss how the European Commission plans to facilitate access to justice for EU citizens and improve the effectiveness of justice systems via digitalisation.

Video recording of the Roundtable

The public had the possibility to comment and/or ask questions and receive written interventions and responses given by the panellists.

Roundtable on digitalisation of justice - Q&A

Webinars on the use of artificial intelligence in the justice field

As a follow-up to its Communication on Digitalisation of justice in the European Union of 2 December 2020, the European Commission will organise regular webinars, with the aim of taking forward discussions on the use of artificial intelligence technologies in the justice field. The aim of these webinars is to exchange practices and lessons learned on the use of innovative technologies in justice by Member States and the EU institutions, the Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) agencies and bodies, and legal professional organisations, as well as to identify possible synergies.

I. 1st Webinar, 26 and 29 March 2021 - Anonymisation and pseudonymisation of judicial decisions

The first webinar from these series is dedicated on the anonymisation and pseudonymisation of judicial decisions. Within the context of the webinar, representatives of the academia, the private sector and the Member States will have the possibility to discuss:

  • publication of judicial decisions practices, including online publication
  • provision of judicial decisions as open data
  • approaches towards the protection of personal data
  • techniques for anonymisation and pseudonymisation of judicial decisions
  • existing projects and solutions at the national level
  • solutions available on the market
  • and other

Agenda of the webinar

Video of the event

26 March | 29 March


By Member States:

By representatives of the academia:

By private companies:

ΙI. 2nd Webinar on the use of artificial intelligence in the justice field, 21 June 2021 - Transcription tools: Speech-to-text and Text-to-speech

The second webinar is dedicated to the topic of the use of Artificial Intelligence-based transcription tools in the justice field. Within the context of the webinar, representatives of Member States, the European Commission and the private sector will share their experiences and exchange views on the use of speech-to-text and text-to-speech technologies.

Agenda of the webinar

Link to the streaming/recording (The session will be published the day of the event)


Celia Santos - Portugal

Markus Foti - European Commission