As posted here the training for 18 “Extra Training Judges”and Technically Qualified Judges started in 2015. The next steps for the nomination in 2016 of UPC Judges were discussed at the EPLAW Congress in Brussels on 7th and 8th December 2015. It appears that:
- The positions will be advertised in Spring 2016 (End of february-beginning of March), with the aim of appointing judges in September 2016.
- The training of “Further Extra Training Legally Qualified Judges” will then take place in July 2016.
- Another training of 100(4 cohorts of 25) potential Legally Qualified Judges will start in Budapest in September 2016 with a specific emphasis on the rules of Procedure and Judgecraft in the context of mock proceedings.
- The training of potential Technically Qualified Judges will start in September 2016 at the CEIPI in Strasbourg.