On 25 September, the General Court of the European Union celebrates its 30th anniversary. To honour this event, a colloquium "The General Court of the European Union in the Digital Era" is being held in Luxembourg, attended by Veronika Krumina, Chair of the Department of Administrative Cases of the Supreme Court.

In the opening ceremony guests will be addressed by José Luís da Cruz, First President of the General Court, Marc Jaeger, President of the General Court, and Félix Braz, Vice Prime Minister and Minister for Justice of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg. The opening ceremony will also feature a film dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the General Court of the European Union.

The colloquium will address two topics: “Accessible justice” and “Efficient and quality justice”. Concerning the first topic, emphasis will be placed on the discussion on digital technology and the strengthening of access to the courts. The second topic will focus on the relationship between the introduction of digital technologies and the efficiency of court processes, as well as the quality of judicial decisions.

The General Court of the European Union was created in 1989. The General Court was set up to maintain and improve the quality and effectiveness of the protection of the European Union legal order by facilitating the work of the Court of Justice of the European Union. The General Court shall be composed of at least one judge per Member State. The judges representing Latvia are Inga Reine and Ingrida Labucka.

 

Information prepared by Division of Communication of the Supreme Court