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The Shield of Europe: the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights - 13/01/2016

12/01/2016

The Shield of Europe: the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights - 13/01/2016

Programme

09:00 - 09:15 - Opening remarks (Barbara Spinelli)

09:15 - 11:15 (Room P1C047)

1° Session: EU Governance vis-à-vis democratic sovereignty: the role of national Parliaments and Constitutions.

Chair: Gabi Zimmer (tbc)

Ingolf Pernice - Director of the Walter Hallenstein-Institute for European Constitutional Law and Director of the Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society
Paolo Ridola - Head of the Department of Law and Professor of Comparative Public Law, University of Rome "La Sapienza"
Emilio De Capitani - Visiting Professor, Department of Law at the Queen Mary University of London and Executive Director of the Fundamental Rights European Experts Group (FREE Group)

Debate

 

11:15 - 11:30 - Coffee break

 

11:30 - 13:00 (Room P1C047)

2° Session: The EU Charter of fundamental rights as foundation of a European rule of law?

Chair: Martina Anderson (tbc)

Giuseppe Bronzini - Judge in the Supreme Court of Cassation, Italy

Pier Virgilio Dastoli - President of the Italian Council of the European Movement (CIME)

 

Debate

 

13:00 - 15:00 - Lunch break

 

15:00 - 16:30 (Room ASP1G2)

3° Session: Economic crisis and austerity: an undemocratic state of emergency?

Chair: Barbara Spinelli (tbc)

Zoe Kostantopolou - Former President of the Hellenic Parliament
Stuart Holland - Economist and Visiting Professor of Economics at University of Coimbra

Debate

 

16:30 - 16:45 - Coffee break

 

16:45 - 18:15 (ASP1G2)

4° Session: Towards a Europe based on human and social rights.

Chair: Helmut Scholz (tbc)

Stefano Rodotà - Professor emeritus of Civil Law, University of Rome "La Sapienza"
Valsamis Mitsilegas - Head of the Department of Law, Professor of European Criminal Law and Director of the Criminal Justice Centre at Queen Mary University of London
Debate

 

18:15 - 18:30 - Conclusions (Barbara Spinelli)

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