CLEER/EURO-CEFG Graduate Workshop on selected issues of EU External Relations Law

Brussels, 22/23 June 2015

The 'Centre for the law of EU External Relations' (CLEER) and EURO-CEFG organised a joint workshop on selected issues of EU External Relations Law in Brussels. Subjects covered by this workshop were questions relating to the external representation in EMU or the use of international law instruments such as intergovernmental Treaties in EMU.

Speakers at the graduate workshop were inter alia:

  • Iñigo Arruga Oleaga, Senior legal counsel at the European Central Bank (ECB), Frankfurt/Main
  • Lóránt Havas, Member of the Legal Service of the European Commission, Brussels
  • Taneli Lahti, Head of Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovski, European Commission, Brussels
  • Jean-Victor Louis, Professor Emeritus at the University of Brussels (ULB) and Honorary Director of the Legal Service National Bank of Belgium
  • Frederik Naert, Member of the legal service of the Council of the European Union
  • Anders Neergaard, Head of the unit for external relations at the Legal Service of the European Parliament, Luxembourg/Brussels
  • Ricardo Passos, Director of institutional and parliamentary affairs at the Legal Service of the European Parliament, Luxembourg/Brussels
  • Simona Popan, Member of the Legal Department of the EEAS, Brussels
  • René Repasi, Scientific Coordinator of EURO-CEFG and researcher at Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • Natacha Rouam, Member of the Legal Service of the Council of the European Union
  • Juan Santos Vara, Associate Professor in Public International Law and International Relations and Director of the Master in European Studies at the University of Salamanca, Spain
  • Roland Tricot, Member of the Legal Service of the European Commission, representing the EU at the EU Council Working Group and the Council of Europe Committee of Legal Advisers on Public International Law (COJUR/CAHDI)
  • Kees van Duin, Economic advisor at the Secretariat-general of the European Commission, Brussels
  • Ramses A. Wessel, Professor of the Law of the European Union and other International Organizations at the University of Twente