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Wednesday, 06 September 2017

Three Presidents at the 10th Anniversary of the EPLO

The EPLO welcomed for its10th Anniversary three Presidents at the EPLO premises in Sounion on Wednesday 6th of September 2017. H.E The President of the Italian Republic Mr Sergio Mattarella, H.Ε. The President of the Portuguese Republic Mr Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa and Η.Ε.The President of the Hellenic Republic Mr Prokopios Pavlopoulos attended the ceremony for the10th anniversary since the establishment of the European Public Law Organization with which they are closely related both as academics and as public figures.

In addition, the European Public Law Organization has dedicated Year 2017 to the commemoration of 1900 years from the accession of Hadrian, who remained in history as the Roman Emperor of Good Governance and Reform.

The event honored with their presence the former Prime Minister of Italy Professor Giuliano Amato and Professor Jose Servulo Correia. The former along the Director of the EPLO, Professor Spyridon Flogaitis provided short welcome addresses.

Their Excellencies Presidents Prokopios Pavlopoulos, Sergio Mattarella and Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa highlighted in their speeches the close ties between the three nations and the need to strengthen the European edifice. 

Among other things, H.E. The President of the Hellenic Republic, Mr Prokopios Pavlopoulos stressed: "The whole course of the European Union, in the midst of the deep global economic crisis, highlights, among other things, the great institutional gaps in the field of organization and functioning of the European edifice with regards to the Democratic Authority in Europe on one hand and,theEuropean State of Justice, with a focus on the European Social State of Justice on the other. The European Public Law Organization, as an international organization with its mandate of defending the implementation of public law in the wider European area can - and should be given the opportunity - to contribute in addressing the European institutional gaps through the enhancement of European Public Law."

The event ended with a piano concert performed by the Composer Mr Georgios Andreou and the artist Mrs Korina Legaki.


tags: anniversary, EPLO,Rebelo de Sousa, Mattarella, Pavlopoulos, Amato, Correia, Flogaitis, Italy, Portugal, 3 Presidents in Athens