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9:00 – 9:30

Registration

9:30 – 10:15

Intoductory remarks

  • Petr Konůpka, Government Agent of the Czech Republic before the ECtHR

  • Karel Dvořák, Deputy Minister of Justice

  • Věra Jourová (online), Vice-President of the European Commission
  • Klára Šimáčková Laurenčíková, Government Commissioner for Human Rights

10:15 – 11:45

The importance of the implementation of international human rights obligations for the protection of human rights, democracy and the rule of law

  • Kateřina Šimáčková (online), Judge of the European Court of Human Rights
  • Anna Šabatová, Former Public Defender of Rights

  • Jan Wintr, Judge of the Constitutional Court

  • Jakub Jaraczewski, Democracy Reporting International´
    Moderator: Ľubomír Majerčík, Constitutional Court, Head of the Analytical Department

11:45 – 12:45

Lunch

12:45 – 14:10

The role of executive, legislative and judicial power in the implementation of international human rights obligations

  • Eva Petrová, Deputy Government Agent of the Czech Republic before the ECtHR

  • Viktor Kundrák, Director of Human Rights and Protection of Minorities Department, Office of the Czech Government

  • Ivo Pospíšil, Judge of the Supreme Administrative Court

  • Alice Donald, Professor at Middlesex University, London, United Kingdom
    Moderator: Petr Konůpka, Goverment Agent of the Czech Republic before the ECtHR

14:10 – 14:40

Coffee Break

14:40 – 16:00

Human rights watchdogs: independent national institutions, non-profit organizations and strategic litigation as an implementation tool

  • Debbie Kohner, European Network of National Human Rights Institutions
  • Vít Alexander Schorm, Deputy Public Defender of Rights

  • Maroš Matiaško, Attorney at law, Forum for Human Rights

  • Veronika Ježková, Lawyer, ProFem and Pro Bono Aliance
    Moderator: Vladimír Janoušek Pysk, Deputy Government Agent of the Czech Republic before the ECtHR

16:00 – 16:20

Coffee break

16:20 – 17:50

The role of international bodies in the process of implementation of human rights obligations

  • Clare Ovey, Head of the Department for the Execution of Judgments of the ECtHR, Council of Europe

  • Ioulietta Bisiouli, Director of European Implementation Network

  • Henrik Kristensen, Deputy Executive Secretary of the European Committee of Social Rights
    Moderator: Kateřina Radová, Office of the Government Agent before the ECtHR

17:50 – 18:00

Closing remarks

  • Petr Konůpka, Government Agent of the Czech Republic before the ECtHR

18:00

Dinner

20:00

Live band

22:00

End of the event