March of a thousand gowns, once year on - Iustitia and Themis

Monday, January 18, 2021 - 19:30

To mark the anniversary of the "March of the 1000 Robes" that took place in Warsaw on 11 January 2020,

the Polish judges associations Iustitia and "Themis"  are organising an online event

"The judiciary: possible ways of development. March of a Thousand Gown a year later"

with the participation of speakers from

MEDEL, AEJ, EAAJ and Judges for Judges


Opening speech Judge, Dr. hab. Katarzyna Gajda - Roszczynialska, Association of Polish Judges Iustitia

19.05 - 19.25

Screening of the documentary film: 1000 Robes March

19.25 - 19.45 Opening statements

Judge, Dr. hab. prof. UŚ judge Krystian Markiewicz, President of the Association of Polish Judges Iustitia

Judge José Igreja Matos, President of the European Association of Judges (EAJ), First Vice President of the International Association of Judges (IAJ)

Judge Edith Zeller, President of the European Association of Administrative Judges (AEAJ)

Judge Filipe Marques, President of Magistrats Européens pour la Démocratie et les Libertés (MEDEL)

Judge Tamara Trotman, President of the Judges for Judges Foundation

19.45 - 20.10 Panel I - Solidarity and the rule of law

Judge, professor Marc de Werd, judge Igor Tuleya, Judge Beata Morawiec, Judge Paweł Juszczyszyn

20.10 - 20.50

Panel II - Current directions of development of the judiciary

Judge Nina Betetto, President of the Consultative Council of European Judges (CCJE): 

Current problems of the justice system and their impact on the right to a fair trial 

Judge of the Federal Court of Australia Gaetano (Tony) Pagone (Ret.), President of the IAJ:

Diagnosis of the current state of the judiciary as a basis for searching for a new architecture of the judiciary

Judge of the Supreme Court of New Hampshire, USA, Joseph P. Nadeau (Ret.):

Diagnosing the state of the US judiciary, problems and solutions for the future

20:50 - 21.00


Judge, Dr. hab. prof. UŚ judge Krystian Markiewicz, President of the Association of Polish Judges Iustitia


Judge Bogdan Jędrys 


For more information, please contact us New Europeans at:


Online event (19:30-21:00 CET)

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