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Cycle of Conferences "Democracy and Rule of Law"

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MARCH 1st, 2019 (FRIDAY), 3 P.M. – ROME, ITALY
(ROMA EVENTI - FONTANA DI TREVI - Piazza della Pilotta 4 – Roma, Italy)
(co-organised with Magistratura Democratica)

"IMMIGRATION POLICY – FOR A EUROPE OF RIGHTS AND SOLIDARITY"
Conference dedicated to MURAT ARSLAN
 

Introduction: Nando SIGONA, Professor of International migration and forced displacement at Birmingham University;MEDEL

Round Table: (Presided by Filipe MARQUES, President of MEDEL; moderated by Massimo GIANNINI, Editorialist of La Repubblica and Director of Radio Capital):

- Laura BOLDRINI, former President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies, MP by LeU – Liberi e Uguali;

- Monica FRASSONI, co-president of the European Green Party;

- Riccardo MAGI, Italian MP by Più Europa;

- David SASSOLI, vice-president of the European Parliament, Gruppo Alleanza Progressista dei Socialisti e dei Democratici;

- Elly SCHLEIN, MEP Gruppo Alleanza Progressista dei Socialisti e dei Democratici;

Conclusion: Luigi FERRAJOLI, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy of Law at Università di Roma Tre

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MARCH 8th, 2019 (FRIDAY), 7.30 P.M. – ERKNER (BERLIN), GERMANY
(Bildungszentrum Erkner e.V. Seestraße 39 15537 Erkner)
(co-organised with Neue Richtervereinigung)

"LAW IN TIMES OF POPULISM - OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES: THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION AND EUROPEAN DEMOCRACY"

- Prof. Dr. Jürgen NEYER (European and international politics, European University Viadrina ‑ Head of the Centre for Internet and Human Rights (CIHR)

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 MARCH 16th, 2019 (SATURDAY) – ATHENS, GREECE
(Senate Room of the Hellenic Parliament, Parliament Building, Athens 105 57, Greece)

(co-organised with Society of Greek Judges for Democracy and Liberties / supported by the Hellenic Parliament) 

"AUSTERITY AND SOCIAL RIGHTS"

8.30 a.m. - 9.00 a.m. – Registration

9.00 a.m. - 9.20 a.m. – Welcome speeches:

- Nikolaos VOUTSIS, President of the Hellenic Parliament;

- Michail PIKRAMENOS, President of the M.B. of the Society of Greek Judges for Democracy and Liberties;

- Filipe MARQUES, President of MEDEL

9.20 a.m. - 9.40 a.m. - The history of the establishment of the Society of Greek Judges for Democracy and Liberties

- Georgios STAVROPOULOS, Honorary Vice-President of the Council of State, President of the National Commission for Human Rights of Greece, former Minister

9.40 a.m. - 11.20 p.m. – Austerity and social rights in time of crisis

Coordinator: Georgios STAVROPOULOS

Speakers:

- Joaquim Jose Coelho de SOUSA RIBEIRO, Former President of the Portuguese Constitutional Court (2012-2016), Professor (retired) of Law School at the University of Coimbra

- Margaritis SCHOINAS, European Commission Chief Spokesperson

- Tasos GIANNITSIS, Emeritus Professor of the University of Athens, Former Minister

- Tefkros Th. ECONOMOU, Justice of the Supreme Court of Cyprus

11.20 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. – Discussion

12.30 p.m. -1.30 p.m. – Lunch break

1.30 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. – The positions of the political parties on austerity and civil rights in view of the upcoming elections for the European Parliament

Coordinator: Dionysia BITZOUNI, Supreme Court Judge

Speakers: Representative of the political parties: “SYRIZA”, “NEA DIMOKRATIA”, “KINIMA ALLAGIS”, “KOMMOUNISTIKO KOMMA ELLADAS”, “TO POTAMI”, “ANEXARTITOI ELLINES”

3.00 p.m. - 3.45 p.m. - Discussion

3.45 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. – Conclusions

- Michail PIKRAMENOS, President of the M.B. of the Society of Greek Judges for Democracy and Liberties

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MARCH 22nd, 2019 (FRIDAY), 3 P.M. – WARSAW, POLAND
(WPiA, Lipowa street 4, Collegium Iuridicum II, Warsaw, Poland)

(co-organised with Iustitia – Association of Polish Judges, Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights and Association 61)

"THE RULE OF LAW FROM A EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVE"

Moderator: Krystian MARKIEWICZ, President of Iustitia

Speakers:

- Thomas GIEGERICH, Professor of European, International and Public Law at the University of Saarland and Director of Europa-Institut, Saarbrücken, Germany;

- Vittorio FANCHIOTTI, Professor at the Università degli studi di Genova;

- Filipe MARQUES, President of Medel;

- Paulina Kieszkowska - Knapik, attorney;

Followed by a debate with Polish candidates to the European Parliament

 

Direct translation to English will be available in all conferences (in Athens, also to French)

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