The Helsinki Rule of Law forum will organise two expert seminars on the topic of rule of law in the EU. Below, you will find more information on the dates, topics and speakers of the seminars and information on how to take part. 

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

10:00 '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)

10:30 ‘Looking in the Mirror: the Rule of Law Challenges in Finland’ - Kari Kuusiniemi, President of the Supreme Administrative Court of Finland

11:00-13:00 ‘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)

Follow live stream at (this webpage). 

Friday, 28 January 2022

Topics and speakers TBD soon

Registration/participation link to follow