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Thursday, 02 May 2019

EPLO Regional offices in Cascais Portugal: Inauguration & International Conference

The EPLO will inaugurate its new premises in Cascais Portugal with an international high level conference co-organized with the Municipality of Cascais on May 2 and 3, 2019 on the broad thematic of “The European Union and its Citizens” in order to discuss “The relevance and value of European Integration” and “The Actions of the EU for its citizens”. Ιn view of BREXIT and the upcoming elections for the European Parliament, this is definitely a crucial year for the European Union.

The EPLO inaugurates its new premises located in the city of Cascais which have been kindly offered to the International Organization by the Republic of Portugal.


Provisional Programme

International Conference: The European Union and its Citizens


Thursday – 2 May 2019

10.00-11.00 Welcome Address:

President Carlos CarreirasMunicipality of Cascais, Portugal
Prof. Pedro Romano MartinezDean of the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, Portugal
H.E. Ms. Athanasia AnagnostopoulouAlternate Minister of Foreign Affairs Hellenic Republic
Prof. Spyridon FlogaitisDirector, European Public Law Organization

11.00-11.15 Coffee break

11.15-13.30 First Session: “The relevance and value of European Integration”
President: Prof. Josè Manuel Servulo CorreiaUniversity of Lisbon, Portugal

General rapporteurs:
Prof. Paul CraigUniversity of Oxford, United Kingdom, Member of the Venice Commision, "The Rule of Law"
Prof. Luis Maria Diez-Picazo, President of the Administrative Division, Spanish Supreme Court, "Democracy"


13.30-15.30 Lunch break

15.30-18.30 Second session: “The relevance and value of European Integration (continued)”
PresidentProf. Maria da Gloria GarciaCatholic University of Lisbon, Portugal

General rapporteurs:
Prof. Krzysztof Wojtyczek
Judge at the European Court of Human Rights, "Fundamental Rights"
Prof. Giacinto della CananeaBocconi University, Italy, "Solidarity"

Prof. Rui LanceiroUniversity of Lisbon, Portugal, “Sincere cooperation and EU integration”

17.30-17.45 Coffee break


Friday – 3 May 2019

9.30-11.30 Third Session: "The Actions of the EU for its Citizens"
President: Prof. Mariana França GouveiaNOVA University Law School, Portugal

Keynote speaker:
Mr. Hubert LegalDirector-General, Council Legal Service, European Union, "Unity and the pace of integration"

General rapporteurs:
Prof. Marco D’AlbertiUniversity La Sapienza, Italy, "Competition"

Prof. Takis TridimasKing’s College London, United Kingdom, “Ten Years of Charter Rights: EU citizens and the ECJ”


11.30-11.45 Coffee break

11.45-14.00 Fourth Session: "The Actions of the EU for its Citizens (continued)"
President: Prof. David Feldman, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Keynote speaker:
Prof. Bernardo Giorgio MattarellaLuiss Guido Carli, Italy, "Health and Security"

General rapporteurs:
Prof. Martin Nettesheim, University of Tubingen, Germany, "Social Safety and Social Security"
Prof. Jean-Bernard AubySciences-Po, France, "The contribution of EU Law and Policies to Territorial Development"
Prof. Miguel Prata RoqueUniversity of Lisbon, Portugal, “The EU Approach to Technology and the Risk for the Rights of Privacy of its Ctizens”  


General Conclusions and Draft EPLO-Cascais Manifesto

Prof. Giuliano AmatoJudge at the Constitutional Court of the Italian Republic, Former Prime Minister of Italy

tags: EPLO, Municipality of Cascais, Portugal,conference, inauguration, new premises, Europe, European Integration