Summer Break: time to read (again) our e-conference on EU Japan Relations

This e-conference was organised by Yumiko Nakanishi, Professor of European Union Law at the Graduate School of Law, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, and Dr. Olivia Tambou, Associate Professor at the University of Paris-Dauphine, Editor of Blogdroiteuropeen. Special thanks to both Dr. Edoardo Stopionni and Dr. Alessandra Donati, senior research fellows at the Max Planck Institute of Luxembourg and members of the blogdroiteuropeen team, for their contribution … Continuer de lire Summer Break: time to read (again) our e-conference on EU Japan Relations

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Sels d’aluminium : la décision de la chambre de recours de l’ECHA au centre d’un contentieux devant le Tribunal de l’Union européenne par Alessandra Donati

Le 27 février 2020, la France a attaqué l’Agence européenne des produits chimiques (« ECHA ») devant le Tribunal de l’Union européenne pour contester la validité d’une décision rendue par la chambre de recours de l’ECHA en relation avec l’évaluation du sel d’aluminium (affaire T-127/20). Cette affaire est restée largement inaperçue jusqu’à sa publication dans le Journal officiel de l’Union européenne en juin 2020. Il s’agit pourtant … Continuer de lire Sels d’aluminium : la décision de la chambre de recours de l’ECHA au centre d’un contentieux devant le Tribunal de l’Union européenne par Alessandra Donati

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Hand sanitizers and the new gold rush: perspectives on EU’s response to market shortages by Marie Escorneboueu

The COVID-19 outbreak has been the stage of a new gold rush: masks, gloves, hand-sanitizers, those products that hadn’t raised crowds’ attention until they became a must-have within both our social practices and legislation. Recommended by the World Health Organization, EU institutions, and governments, the hand-sanitizer product market has been subject to huge pressures. Studying how sufficient market supply was finally granted and at what … Continuer de lire Hand sanitizers and the new gold rush: perspectives on EU’s response to market shortages by Marie Escorneboueu

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« Le monde numérique : l’Union européenne peut-elle se mettre à jour ? », Séminaire de la jeune recherche de l’AFEE, les 22 et 23 octobre 2020 à l’Université de Rennes 1

Dans le cadre de l’organisation annuelle du séminaire de la Jeune recherche, le réseau Jeune recherche de l’Association Française d’Études Européennes est heureux de vous inviter à participer à la 3e édition de ce séminaire qui se déroulera les 22 et 23 octobre 2020 à l’Université de Rennes1. Dans l’hypothèse où la crise sanitaire venait à empêcher la tenue du séminaire en présentiel, la manifestation … Continuer de lire « Le monde numérique : l’Union européenne peut-elle se mettre à jour ? », Séminaire de la jeune recherche de l’AFEE, les 22 et 23 octobre 2020 à l’Université de Rennes 1

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Call for expressions of interest for experts in cross-border legal and administrative obstacles, AEBR

The Association of European Border Regions (AEBR)  – in cooperation with the Border Focal Point at the EU Commission’s DG REGIO –  is launching a “call for expression of interest” for legal experts with knowledge of cross-border matters. The experts awarded will provide advice on border obstacles of a legal and/or administrative nature along EU internal land borders to be selected with the upcoming calls … Continuer de lire Call for expressions of interest for experts in cross-border legal and administrative obstacles, AEBR

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Legal Challenges towards a European Open Search Engine, call for paper OSSYM 2020 deadline 6 July

12-14 October the 2nd international Open Search Symposium (OSSYM 2020) will be hosted by CERN in Geneva or via Web. This event aims at analysing the societal, scientific and technical aspects of a European open and distributed internet search. Next to all computing and algorithmic challenges, legal aspects of setting up such an infrastructure in and for Europe will be of major concern Therefore, the … Continuer de lire Legal Challenges towards a European Open Search Engine, call for paper OSSYM 2020 deadline 6 July

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Are climate change litigations possible in Italy? by Michele Carducci

The use of climate change litigations is increasing, also in Europe (Sindico F. et al. (eds.) 2020) They have three distinctive characteristics: – They can be promoted towards States or companies; – They arise from complaints made by citizens or local authorities; – They are based on scientific evidence as a parameter for the evaluation of State policies or business decisions. In Italy, the Network … Continuer de lire Are climate change litigations possible in Italy? by Michele Carducci

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New EULawSD Webinar: The Precautionary Principle Under EU Law: a Brake or a Lever to Sustainable Development? by Alessandra Donati

We are pleased to announce a third session of the 2020 EULawSD webinar series, which will take place on 13 July 2020 at 2pm CEST. Alessandra Donati, Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law, will join us for a dialogue on ‘The Precautionary Principle Under EU Law: a Brake or a Lever to Sustainable Development?’ The webinar will be visible … Continuer de lire New EULawSD Webinar: The Precautionary Principle Under EU Law: a Brake or a Lever to Sustainable Development? by Alessandra Donati

Directions in Legal Education 2020″ at Chinese University of Hong Kong – June 18-20

Online Conference: « Directions in Legal Education 2020 » at the Chinese University of Hong Kong – June 18-20 In this 3-day online event, 76 speakers, including distinguished keynote Richard Susskind OBE, will engage in a debate about Teaching Law in Times of Crises, Law&Technology, Diversity, Pedagogy, and other compelling topics in Legal Education. Attendance is free. Find the full program here: https://webapp3.law.cuhk.edu.hk/conf/20200619/programme-rundown/ Register by June 14 … Continuer de lire Directions in Legal Education 2020″ at Chinese University of Hong Kong – June 18-20

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SEVERAL REASONS WHY: Climate change as one of the motives why we are failing in the fight against plastic pollution by Luísa Cortat Simonetti Gonçalves Coutinho

Environmental awareness is still historically new and, consequently, so are the actions to fight the environmental harms caused by humankind. Climate change is already well-known in data and counts with an international legal framework, especially since 1992, with the establishment of the UNFCCC. The plastic pollution is newer, still lacks data and international legal solutions. But the two biggest environmental problems caused by humankind have … Continuer de lire SEVERAL REASONS WHY: Climate change as one of the motives why we are failing in the fight against plastic pollution by Luísa Cortat Simonetti Gonçalves Coutinho