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“EPPO meets European Defence:  striving for the highest standard of fair proceedings in Europe”

As one of the hot topics of the year is the start of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) operations, the Conference will focus on the role of the defence in the scope of EPPO proceedings. In addition we will have the first edition of the Scott Crosby Human Rights Award in Berlin!

The German Federal Bar (Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer - BRAK) and the Criminal Law Working Group of the German Bar Association (Arbeitsgemeinschaft Strafrecht des Deutschen Anwaltvereins) are giving us their full support and will offer the traditional Friday reception starting at 6pm.

The conference on Saturday will take place at the hotel Steigenberger am Kanzleramt, registration will start at 8:30am.

The conference will end at approximately 5.00pm.

The Saturday evening dinner (optional) will take place at the spacious Wartehalle at 7pm. 

Conference materials will be sent to the delegates in PDF format before the conference.  You can select the option when registering to receive the printed version at the conference.

For conference programme, fees, Berlin accommodation, transportation and other details please check the General Information Sheet and the draft Programme.

N.B. The ECBA is following the local rules and guidance from the German Ministry of Health regarding the prevention of Covid-19. Shall any change in those rules affect the Conference organisation we will let you know within the shortest delay.


Looking very much forward to seeing you this autumn in Berlin!

EFCL Annual Conference, London, United Kingdom

In light of the current Covid19 situation the FLA and EFCL have taken a decision to postpone the conference to a date to be confirmed later.