Antwerp Programme

TRAFUT – Training for the Future
Workshop Programme

DIRECTIVE 2010/64/EU OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL

of 20 October 2010 on the right to interpretation and translation in criminal proceedings

Venue: Subfaculty Language and Communication of the University of Leuven / Lessius University College
Sint Andriesstraat 2, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

Date: 18 to 20 October 2012

Workshop language: English

 

Thursday, 18 October 2012

14.00 - 15.00 : Registration

15.00- 16.00 : Opening Plenary - Welcome and introduction

  • Liese Katschinka, EULITA President
  • Representative of the Belgian Ministry of Justice
  • Paul Pauwels, Vice-dean of the Subfaculty Language and Communication of the University of Leuven
  • V. Reding, Vice-President, EU Commission (video message)

16.00 - 18.00 : Session I – Background and Content of the EU Directive on the right to interpretation and translation in criminal proceedings

Moderator: Yolanda Vanden Bosch

18.00 : Reception at the Antwerp Town Hall

 

Friday, 19 October 2012

09.00 - 10.30 : Session II – Transposing the EU Directive into national law

Moderator: Liese Katschinka, President of EULITA

10.30 - 11.00 : Coffee break

11.00 - 13.00 : Session III – Panel discussion concerning the steps taken in selected countries concerning the transposition of the EU Directive on the right to interpretation and translation in criminal proceedings

13.00 - 14.00 : Lunch break

14.30 - 15.30 : Session IV – Quality I (Articles 2 and 3 of Directive)

Moderator: Marinella Salami

15.30 - 16.00 : Coffee break

16.00 - 17.30 : Session V – Quality II (Articles 2 and 3)

Moderator: Katalin Balogh

19.00 : Group dinner

 

Saturday, 20 October 2012

09.00 - 10.30 : Session VI – Use of modern communications technology (Article 3)

Moderator: Christine Wilson

10.30 – 11.00 : Coffee break

11.00 - 12.30 : Session VII - Registers I (Article 5)

Moderator: Juan Miguel Ortega

12.30 - 13.30 : Lunch break

13.30 - 15.00 : Session VIII – Registers II (Article 5, Recital 31)

Moderator: Isabelle Perez

15.00 - 15.30 : Coffee break

15.30 - 17.00 : Session IX – Training for effective communication through legal interpreters and translators (Article 6)

Moderator: Flavia Caciagli

17.00 - 17.15 : Closing session

  • Suggestions, evaluations, comments by participants
  • Summary of workshop results from the EU’s perspective
    Bärbel Heinkelmann, EU Commission, DG Justice, Brussels
  • Summary of workshop discussions and conclusions
    Liese Katschinka, TRAFUT Project Coordinator