Extradition and European Arrest Warrant – a seminar
The seminar covered different subjects related to extradition and European Arrest Warrant, for example basics of EU Law and ECHR Law, bilateral extradition treaties v. The “European Arrest Warrant” system, Comparative extradition law, examples of extradition cases. The seminar was attended by experts from the European Union, USA, Canada, Belarus and Mexico.
In her speech, Ms. Urszula Poznańska provided information on the procedure for issuing and executing the EAW in Poland. She also focused on Poland's applications for the extradition of citizens to countries outside the European Union, main problems related to the application of the EAW by Polish authorities, as well as the possibilities of defense in cases in which the EAW was issued.