Berlin (VNA) – Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court Nguyen Hoa Binh led a high-ranking delegation to visit Germany from June 29 to July 3 at the invitation of the German Federal Ministry of Justice.
The visit aims to study a number of issues in current judicial reform, including the institution of people’s participation in trial activities, juvenile justice and court governance.
During their stay, the Vietnamese delegates visited and had working sessions with representatives of the Federal Court of Justice in Karlsruhe, the Federal Ministry of Justice and the criminal court of Moabit in Berlin; and met the Secretary General of the European Network of Lay Judges.
During the working sessions, the delegation inquired about the model of amateur judges, the organizational structure and operations of the federal and state judicial systems, and the independence of judges in trial activities.
In particular, the Vietnamese delegates were informed of the situation in Germany juvenile justice system, which is constantly updated and improved in accordance with international standards to avoid causing stress to children who break the law, and to promote the education of adolescent offenders in order to prevent them from reoffending.
During the meeting with the delegation, Vietnam’s Ambassador to Germany, Vu Quang Minh, made a presentation on the cooperation between the two countries in the fields of law, political security, trade, investment and of education, as well as on the situation of the Vietnamese community in the European Union. country.
As planned, the Vietnamese delegation will continue to pay a working visit in France from July 4 to 9 at the invitation of the Court of Cassation./.