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Legal Settlement of Communist Crimes

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
5 JUNE, 2012
EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, BRUSSELS

Under the auspices of Ms Sandra Kalniete (LV), Mr László Tökés (RO), Mr Tunne Kelam (EE),
Mr Milan Zver (SI), Mr Vytautas Landsbergis (LT), Mr György Schöpflin (HU),
Mr József Szájer (HU), Mr Paweł Robert Kowal (PL), Ms Monica Luisa Macovei (RO),
Mr Olle Schmidt (SE), Ms Anna Ibrisagic (SE), Ms Radvilė Morkūnaitė (LT),
Mr Marek Migalski (PL), Mr Konrad Szymanski (PL),
Members of the European Parliament,
and
Mr Hans-Gert Pöttering (DE) and Mr Jerzy Buzek (PL),
former Presidents of the European Parliament

5 June, 2012
European Parliament, Brussels
Room PHS 7 C 50
(Please note – programme may be subject to changes)
8.30
Welcome
8.35
Greetings
Opening speech
9.00 – 10.30Crimes of Communism – why does Europe need to do more?
(The moral and legal obligation to provide international legal settlement for the Communist crimes)Chair: Sandra Kalniete, MEP, Chairwoman, Reconciliation of European Histories group (LV)
Communism and its crimes – overcoming history dialectics – Dr. Ján Čarnogurský, former Prime Minister of Slovakia (SK)
Communist crimes without statutory limitations - Dr. Martin Alm, Department of history, Aarhus University (DK)
Prosecuting Communist crimes – Polish experience – Dr. Łukasz Kamiński, President, Institute of National Remembrance (PL)
Legal and political constraints in prosecuting the Communist crimes in Romania – Raluca Grosescu, Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile (RO)
Initiative ”Declaration 2012“ – Dr. Zdeněk Boháč (90), leader of the initiative (CZ)
10.30-11.00 coffee break
11.00-12.30Cases with European-wide relevance
(Crimes against humanity committed under the Communist regimes transcending national borders)Chair: György Schöpflin, MEP (HU)
The Berlin Wall shootings as a precedent – Prof. Egils Levits, judge at the ECJ (LV)
Killings along the Iron Curtain – Miroslav Lehký, Ján Langoš Foundation (SK)
Forced assimilation of the Turkish minority in Bulgaria in the 1980s – Vasil Kadrinov, Faculty of Philosophy, St. Kliment Ohridski University, Sofia (BG)
Mass deportations of civilians and their qualification under international law – Prof. Lauri Mälksoo, University of Tartu (EE)
Mass killings, torture, mass graves in the EU – Dr. Jernej Letnar Černič, European Faculty of Law (Sl)
12.30 – 14.00 lunch
14.00-15.30International justice for the Communist crimes
(What could the new institution of international justice look like?)Chair: Tunne Kelam, MEP (EE)
Transnational reinforcement of the prosecution of international crimes– Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. mult. Albin Eser, Director Emeritus at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg, former Judge at the ICTY (DE)
Considerations on jurisdictional aspects of the International Criminal Court – Renata Vaišvilienė, LLM, Faculty of Law, Vilnius University (LT)
Coming to terms with communist crimes in the EU framework – dawn of a new court? – Prof. Frank Meyer, Institute of Law , University of Zürich (CH)
Seeking justice for international crimes abroad: the use of universal jurisdiction – Juergen Schurr, LLM, REDRESS (UK)
15.30-16.00 coffee break
16.00-17.30The next steps toward international justice – panel discussion
(What is needed to establish the new institution of justice? Which political steps to take?)
Chair: Göran Lindblad, President, Platform of European Memory and Conscience (SE)
Members of the European Parliament
Prof. Jan Rydel, Chair of the Steering committee, European Network Remembrance and Solidarity (PL)
Dr. Gabriel Toggenburg , LLM, Programme Manager – Legal research, equality and citizens’ rights department, Fundamental Rights Agency (AT)
Vincent Depaigne, JUST. C.1: Fundamental rights and rights of the child, Directorate General Justice, European Commission (BE)
Matevž Pezdirc , LLM, Secretariat to the Network for investigation and prosecution of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes (NL)
17.30
Closing remarks
Dr. Hans-Gert Pöttering, MEP (DE) and Prof. Jerzy Buzek, MEP (PL), former Presidents of the European Parliament
17.40-18.00
Press Doorstep and Reception hosted by László Tökés, MEP (RO) and Milan Zver, MEP (SI)

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