EU Law in Action, From Inception to Litigation / 21 - 25 September 2020

European Union law is an integral part of our economic, political and social reality. Decisions taken by the European Union have direct consequences on its Member States, their businesses and their citizens. National institutions and administrations are therefore responsible for application of EU law and compliance by all the stakeholders c. The ambition of this training is to examine from an operational perspective the trajectory of a European Union legal act from its very inception until its implementation with a particular focus on the negotiation phase and litigation prevention.

Goals

  • To update knowledge of EU law and procedures
  • To understand the EU decision-making labyrinth
  • To decipher the complexity of the European negotiation process
  • To practice drafting of EU legal acts
  • To decipher technical subtleties related to the implementation of EU law at the national level
  • To consider challenges related to transposition, monitoring and application control of European legal acts

Audience

Private and public sector representatives, civil servants, legal professionals, agents from technical ministries specialized in the field of European affairs

Program content

The program is intended to be highly interactive and participative, fueled with experience-sharing sessions, real life examples, case studies and role-play exercises. A combination of presentations, group activities and simulation exercises will allow to establish contacts and to share experience with experts and between participants. Participants will not only be able to understand the special features of the European Union legal order but also to exchange experiences and to join a professional network.

Language

French

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