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Thursday, 02 May 2019

Cascais, Portugal: International Conference

The EPLO co-organized with the Municipality of Cascais on May 2 and 3, 2019 at Cascais Portugal an international conference on the broad thematic of “The European Union and its Citizens” in which were discussed “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 is present in the area with its new premises located in the city of Cascais which have been kindly offered to the International Organization by the Republic of Portugal.



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
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

Keynote speaker:

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

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:

Prof. Bernardo Giorgio Mattarella, Luiss Guido Carli, Italy, "Health and Security"

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: Nicholas Emiliou, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the EU

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,

in presence of H.E. Hon. Eurico Jorge Nogueira Leite Brilhante Dias, Secretary of State for Internationalization, Portuguese Republic

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

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

Prof.Sp.Flogaitis,the Mayor of Cascais Carlos Carreiras,Prof.Giuliano Amato and some of the greatest experts in European Law
The EPLO Director Prof.Sp.Flogaitis,the Mayor of Cascais Carlos Carreiras,the Prof.Giuliano Amato,former Prime Minister of Italy
H.E. the President of the Portuguese Republic Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa during his video message
Prof. Sp. Flogaitis, Director, European Public Law Organization during his speech at Casa Santa Maria
Prof. Giuliano Amato, Judge at the Constit. Court of the Italian Republic, Former Prime Minister of Italy during his speech at Casa Santa Maria
The Mayor of Cascais, Carlos Carreiras, during his speech at Centro Cultural de Cascais
First Session:Prof P. Craig, Prof. Josè Manuel Servulo Correia, Prof. Luis Maria Diez-Picazo - at Centro Cultural De Cascais
Second session: Prof. Giacinto della Cananea, Prof. Maria da Gloria Garcia, Prof. Rui Lanceiro, Prof. Krzysztof Wojtyczek during his speech
Second session: Prof. Μαria da Gloria Garcia, Prof. Κrzysztof Wojtyczek, Prof. Rui Lanceiro, Prof. Giacinto della Cananea during his speech
Third Session: Prof. Mariana França Gouveia, Prof. Marco D Alberti, Prof. Bernardo Giorgio Mattarella, Prof. Takis Tridimas
Fourth session:Prof. Martin Nettesheim,the Ambass. Nicholas Emiliou,Prof. Miguel Prata Roque,Prof.Jean-Bernard Auby
The audience at Casa Santa Maria
The audience during the conference
The audience during the conference
The audience during the conference
Casa Santa Maria, Cascais, Portugal

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