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Program – 25th Congress of the UIHJ

The judicial officer: The trusted third party

Place of the event: Fairmont Rio de Janeiro Copacabana

Av. Atlântica, 4240 – Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Room « Pão de Açucar »

09h30 – 15h00 – Meeting of the board of the UIHJ and meeting of the Executive Committee of the UEHJ

15h00 – 17h00 – Meeting of the African presidents

Room « Flamengo »

17h00 – 18h00 – General Assembly of the UEHJ

Foyer

16h00 – Registration of the participants

16h00 – Registration to the excursions

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Foyer

08:00 – Welcome of participants and registration for excursions

Room « Rio de Janeiro »

09h30 – Opening and national anthem

09h45 – Opening ceremony

10h45 – Press conference / Coffee break

11h15 – UIHJ activities report

11h30 – Presentation of the Congress works by the General Reporter

12h00 – Status and functionning of the Judicial Officer in Brazil

12h30 – Family photo

13:00 • Lunch

14:30   WORKSHOP I – THE REINFORCEMENT OF PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS AS A CONDITION FOR TRUST

14h30 – Ted talk : Professional standards, ethics and discipline

14h45 – Roundtable discussion on the professional standards as guarantors of legal excellence

16h00 – Roundtable discussion on the necessary (r)evolution of initial and continuing training

17h00 – Discussion

17h15 – Conclusion

17h30 – End of the works

Foyer

08:30 – 17:30 – Registration to the excursions

Rio Scenarium

20:00 • Welcome evening

Dresscode : smart casual

Thursday, May 9, 2024

Room « Rio de Janeiro »

08:30 – Welcome of the participants

09h00 – WORKSHOP II – THE CONSEQUENCES OF TRUST: INCREASED ACTIVITIES

09h00 – Ted talk : The Judicial Officer, guarantor of legal security

09h15 – Roundtable discussion on the international co-operation as necessary pillar of trust

10h30 – Roundtable discussion on the multidisciplinarity at the heart of modernisation

11h30 – The evolution of European and international jurisprudence with regard to professional standards

12h00 – Discussion

12h15 – Presentation of the UIHJ contest and the awarded work

12h45 – Conclusion

13:00 - Lunch

14:30 – WORKSHOP III – THE EVOLUTION OF TRUST: THE JUDICIAL OFFICER, TRUSTED THIRD PARTY IN A DIGITAL WORLD

14h30 – Ted talk : Digitisation, new momentum for the legal professions

14h45 – Roundtable discussion on the digitisation as a new opportunity for the Judicial Officer

15h45 – Discussion

16h00 – Conclusion

16h15 – Final Roundtable : The Judicial Officer, the trusted third party

17h00 – Presentation of the Global Code of Ethics and Professional Standards

17h30 – End of the works

Free evening

Friday, May 10, 2024

Room « Rio de Janeiro »

08h30 – Welcome of the participants

09h00 – Permanent Council of the UIHJ – Part I (only for delegates)

09h30 – Summary report and wishes of the Congress

10:00 – UIHJ General Assembly:

  • Presentation and ratification of the new members
  • Designation of the country hosting the XXVI International Congress in 2027

10h30 – UIHJ Permanent Council

  • Election of the UIHJ board members 2024-2027

11h30 – UEHJ General Assembly

  • Election of the Executive Committee of the UEHJ 2024-2027

12h00 – Speech of the President of the UIHJ and presentation of the new Board

12h30 – Closing ceremony of the XXV International Congress of the UIHJ

13h00 – End of the Congress

Foyer

09:30 – 14:00 Registration for excursions

20h00 – Gala dinner

Iate Clube do Rio de Janeiro

Dress code : formal

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