The CCBE held its Standing Committee meeting in Vienna, Austria on 27 February 2014
The CCBE held its Standing Committee meeting in Vienna, Austria on 27 February, which coincided with the Conference of European Bar Presidents that was held on the following day. At the CCBE Standing Committee, the guest speaker, Dr. Konstantin Köck of Karasek Wietrzyk Rechtsanwälte GmbH, discussed the situation for young lawyers in Austria and noted that the decisive factor for success “will be whether lawyers can learn to think and act more along entrepreneurial lines”.... [+]
Improving Justice in Europe: The CCBE Manifesto for the 2014 European Elections
This Manifesto highlights the CCBE’s strategic justice concerns for the 2014 European elections, and is designed to support the implementation of an agenda for justice, fundamental rights and the rule of law by the institutions of the European Union.
Key proposals for the coming legislative session include:
The CCBE looks forward to continuing its work with the EU institutions and, pursuant to the 2014 elections, to the further development of forward-thinking policies in the area of justice and human rights.