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MEDEL conferences on the eve of the June 2024 election for European Parliament – Florence 5 April 2024, Rome 12 April 2024, Paris 31 May 2024

 

APRIL 5th, 2024, 9 – 13.30 – FLORENCE, ITALY
(University of Florence, Department of legal sciences – Aula Rossa, Villa Ruspoli, Piazza Indipendenza)
(co-organised with Magistratura Democratica, Movimento Europeo Italia, Fondazione Lelio e Lisli Basso, Università degli Studi di Firenze)

“DEMOCRACY AND THE RULE OF LAW IN EUROPE CRITICAL ISSUES AND OPEN CHALLENGES ON THE EVE OF THE EUROPEAN ELECTIONS”

Conference programme

9.00
Opening and introductory remarks

Giovanni Tarli Barbieri, full professor of constitutional law, Vice-Rector, University of Florence

Mariarosaria Guglielmi, European delegated prosecutor (EPPO), Rome, president of MEDEL

9.30-11.00
The current crisis of constitutional democracy and the rule of law in Europe: a debate

Gualtiero Michelini, judge, Court of Cassation, Italy

Martina Coli, post-doc researcher in European Union Law, University of Florence

Monika Frąckowiak, judge, Poznań District Court, Vice-president of MEDEL

Daniela Rondinelli, member of the European Parliament, S&D

Chair

Alessandro Simoni, full professor of comparative law, President of the University of Florence School of Law

11.30-13.30
Promoting and strengthening constitutional democracy and the rule of law in Europe: where to start from

Luigi Ferrajoli, professor emeritus of philosophy of law, Roma Tre University

Gaetano Ruta, European delegated prosecutor (EPPO), Milan

Sara Cocchi, attorney-at-law, UE and OECD consultant

Antonello Ciervo, attorney-at-law, researcher in public law, Unitelma Sapienza

Nello Rossi, editor-in-chief of Questione Giustizia

Pier Virgilio Dastoli, president of European Movement (Italy)

Chair

Giuseppe Bronzini, former judge, secretary of European Movement

Concluding remarks

Franco Ippolito, president of Fondazione Lelio e Lisli Basso

The conference will be broadcast live on https://www.unifi.it/webtv

Program of the conference (EN)
Program of the conference (IT)

 


 

APRIL 12th, 2024, 09.00 – 17.30 – ROME, ITALY
(Roma Tre University)
(co-organised with Magistratura Democratica, Movimento Europeo Italia, Fondazione Lelio e Lisli Basso, L’Università degli Studi Roma Tre)

IMMIGRATION IN EUROPE AND FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS. WHICH PERSPECTIVES FOR THE NEXT EUROPEAN LEGISLATURE?

Conference programme

9.00 – Opening and introductory remarks

Elena Granaglia, vice-director, Department of Law, Roma Tre University

Mariarosaria Guglielmi, president of MEDEL

9.30

Juan Fernando López Aguilar, president, Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE), European Parliament

Immigration and jurisdiction: a regulatory mosaic tested in court

Daniela Vitiello, researcher of EU Law, University of Tuscia

Giulia Perin, attorney-at-law in Rome, member of ASGI

Marco Gattuso, judge, International Protection Section, Court of Bologna

Isma Belaïd, judge, Police tribunal of Hainaut (Belgium)

Joanna Hetnarowicz Sikora, judge, District Court of Słupsk (Poland)

Communication by Maria Giovanna Pietropaolo, External Relations Associate, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Chair: Silvia Albano, judge, Court of Rome, president of Magistratura democratica

12.00

Satvinder Juss, Barrister at Law and judge, professor, King’s College London

“The Off-shoring of Refugees: Problems & Prospects”

Introduced by Gualtiero Michelini, judge, Court of Cassation

 12.30 – Immigration as a socio-legal phenomenon

Franco Ippolito, president, Lelio e Lisli Basso Foundation

Enrica Rigo, associate professor of Philosophy of Law, Legal Clinic on Fundamental Rights, Immigration and Citizenship, Roma Tre University

Maria Grazia Gabrielli, confederal secretary, Italian General Confederation of Labour (CGIL)

Filippo Miraglia, national vice-president, ARCI

Chair: Giuseppe Bronzini, secretary, European Movement (Italy)


13.30 – lunch break

14.30

Maurizio Ambrosini, full professor of Sociology of Migrations, University of Milan

“Welcoming begins with a look. Immigration beyond clichés”

Introduced by Giuseppe Bronzini, secretary, European Movement (Italy)

15.00 – EU migration policies on the eve of the European Parliament elections

Riccardo Magi, Member of Parliament, + Europa

Elisabetta Piccolotti, Member of Parliament, Sinistra Italiana

Pierfranceso Majorino, migration policies coordinator, Partito Democratico

Massimiliano Smeriglio, Member of European Parliament, S&D

Janina Maria Ochojska-Okońska, Member of European Parliament, European People’s Party

Chair: Pier Virgilio Dastoli, president, European Movement (Italy)

16.30 – Voices from the Witnesses

Monika Frąckowiak, judge, District Court of Poznań (Poland), vice-president of MEDEL

interviews

Orhan Karabacak, former judge (Turkey)

Kasia Smutniak, actor and director, author of “Mur” (2023)

Concluding remarks

Mariarosaria Guglielmi, president of MEDEL

Live stream and simultaneous translation will be available throughout the event

To join the conference, please fill in the form (EN): https://forms.gle/HsHNwi8Eh7RtajAXA

To join the conference, please fill in the form (IT): https://forms.gle/kfoJYXiFTN8iFrHW6

Program of the conference (EN)
Program of the conference (IT)

 


 

MAY 31th, 2024, 09.00 – 18.00 – PARIS, FRANCE
(Tribunal judiciaire de Paris)
(co-organised with the Syndicat de la Magistrature)

The conference will deal with the role of judges and judicial organizations in the construction and the defense of Democracy in an European perspective.

The conference will gather academics, members of the Judiciary and activists from different European countries.

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