On 19 January 2017, in partnership with the James Martin Centre for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), Project Alpha will be hosting a workshop on evidentiary issues in EU and UK sanctions delisting actions. This workshop is part of a broader project that CNS and Project Alpha are doing on open source evidentiary packages to support sanctions listings.
The workshop will be a one day conference which will consider:
- Current evidentiary issues such as the standards of proof, quality of evidence, burden of persuasion and lessons learned.
- The Courtroom Experience: How Cases are Handled, Evidence Received, Opinions Delivered
- Practical Matters: Building cases, presenting evidence, EU members supporting the Council
The concluding session be on open source tools techniques and examples for use in building evidence packages.
The workshop will be attended by Government representatives from the UK, US, France, Germany, the European External Action Service, EU and legal experts.