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The relevance of safeguarding the rule of law for the future of Europe

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The relevance of safeguarding the rule of law for the future of Europe


This Webinar will examine the relevance of safeguarding the rule of law and fundamental rights for the future. The Panel will address the rule of law issues and challenges of current Coronavirus politics derogating EU freedoms and declaring state of emergency. It will also explore what the EU can do to uphold its founding values and ensure legitimate and social-trust building policies.
Chair: Sergio Carrera
Keynote Speech: Commissioner Didier Reynders
Katarina Barley (MEP and Vice-President of the European Parliament)
Petra Bard (Professor, CEU)

This event is free and open to the public, but you must register in order to gain access to the meeting.

You will receive instructions on joining the webinar via email one hour prior to the event.

If you have any questions or issues connecting to the webinar, please contact info@ceps.eu

Thank you.


Sergio Carrera Sergio Carrera
Sergio Carrera

Senior Research Fellow and Head of Justice and Home Affairs unit

Speakers list
Commissioner Didier Reynders
Petra Bard

Associate Professor at the Eötvös Lorand University (ELTE) School of Law and a Visiting Professor at the Central European University (CEU)

Sergio Carrera

Head of CEPS JHA Unit, as chair of the webinar.

Katarina Barley

MEP and Vice-President of the European Parliament