Friday, 28 January 2022

Webinar programme:

9:30 Welcome words – Juha Raitio, Professor of European Law, University of Helsinki

9:35 Opening address – Didier Reynders, European Commissioner for Justice

9:40 How does a constitutional breakdown occur in a Member State?’ – Wojciech Sadurski, Challis Professor in Jurisprudence (University of Sydney)

10:10–11:45 ‘Protecting the liberal constitutional order in the EU and beyond’ – a panel discussion with Werner Schroeder (University of Innsbruck), Steven Blockmans (Centre of European Policy Studies), Katalin Miklóssy (University of Helsinki) and Daniel Halberstam (University of Michigan), moderated by Pekka Pohjankoski (University of Helsinki)

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Friday, 29 October 2021

9:30 Welcome Greetings
           Opening of the webinar, Juha Raitio, Professor of European Law
           Greetings from the Faculty, Pia Letto-Vanamo, Dean, Faculty of Law (University of Helsinki)

9:40 Opening Address - Tytti Tuppurainen, Minister for European Affairs and Ownership Steering

9:45 'The Politics of Rule of Law in the European Union' - Alexander Stubb, Former Prime Minister of Finland, Director of the School of Transnational Governance (European University Institute)

10:15 ‘Looking in the Mirror: the Rule of Law Challenges in Finland’ - Kari Kuusiniemi, President of the Supreme Administrative Court of Finland

10:45-13:00 ‘Is there a shared understanding of the concept of the rule of law in the EU?’ - Panel Discussion with Leonard Besselink (University of Amsterdam), Paul Craig (University of Oxford), Xavier Groussot (University of Lund) and Päivi Hirvelä (Supreme Court of Finland), Juha Raitio (University of Helsinki) and Allan Rosas (University of Helsinki), moderated by Pekka Pohjankoski (University of Helsinki)

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