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The ACIJLP organizes a workshop on "Two Degree Litigation in Egypt after the 2014 Constitution"


Cairo, 30th March 2014

               

Press Release

The ACIJLP organizes a workshop on "Two Degree Litigation in Egypt after the 2014 Constitution"

The Arab Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and Legal professions (ACIJLP) organize a workshop on "Two Degree Litigation in Egypt after the 2014 Constitution" that will start at 2:00 pm on Monday, 30st March 2014, in River Club of the Lawyer Bar association in Agowza.

The workshop will address many of the issues related to the independence of the judiciary and guarantees of fair trial, particularly the right to litigate on two degrees, including discussing the status of the right to two degree litigation in the national legislation and in the national and  international conventions and commitments, litigation on two levels and its impact on the independence of the judiciary, ensuring fair and equitable trial, and the visions and perceptions about the mechanisms of activation of the two degrees of litigation in Egypt after the constitution of 2014.

The workshop aims at finding the mechanisms to support and strengthen the independence of the judiciary, and required amendments to many of the legislation governing the litigation, ensuring the standards and guarantees of fair trial in line with international standards, especially after the Constitution of 2014, which recognized the right of litigation on two degrees and the right of appeal to the a higher court.

Many specialists in the field of legislation and the judiciary, media figures, activists in the field of human rights, as well as specialists will participates in the activities of this workshop.

This is the 4th workshop in a series of activities of the project "supporting the independence of the judiciary in Egypt" which is organized by the ACIJLP with financial support from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED).