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The Broken Justice System in Central Europe / 1 March 2021, Online

Visegrad Insight Breakfast in cooperation with National Endowment for Democracy organises

The Broken Justice System in Central Europe

1 March, 2021



Join our Transatlantic conversation with Dr. Camelia Bogdan, judge on the Bucharest Court of Appeals, Radu Albu-Comanescu and Jarosław Gwizdak, Fellows at Visegrad Insight.

During the online breakfast session we plan to touch upon:
– Role of whistle-blowers in the justice system
– What needs to change in the justice systems in CE
– How to read the fine print in partisan plans of justice reform

Under the Visegrad Insight Breakfast (VIB) format, we invite a select group of ambassadors, diplomats, experts and journalists for off-the-record meetings with Central Europe in its thematic focus. Read briefs from previous meetings. The off-the-record Q&A will follow the speakers’ address. The meeting is expected to last 60 minutes.

Please confirm your participation by registering through the RSVP link. For inquiries write to i.consonni@res.publica.pl. An email with the ZOOM details will be sent to the registered participants before the day of the event.

Guest speakers

Dr. Camelia Bogdan, is a judge on the Bucharest Court of Appeals and is an expert on asset recovery, countering money laundering, and combating transnational corruption and other financial crimes. An accomplished scholar with a doctorate in criminal law from the University of Bucharest, she has authored two monographs on asset recovery and money laundering, several practical guides to asset recovery for practitioners at the national and EU level, and over 130 judicial studies in law journals. 
Jarosław Gwizdak, Visegrad Insight Fellow. Former judge and Court President in Katowice. He currently works as a teacher, columnist and activist. He was the first person awarded the Civic Judge of the Year prize.
Radu Albu-Comănescu, Visegrad Insight Fellow. Lecturer in European Integration at the Babeş-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania. His research focuses on European construction, state-building, international relations and cultural diplomacy.


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