The Shield of Europe: the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights - 13/01/2016
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)
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)
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
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
18:15 - 18:30 - Conclusions (Barbara Spinelli)