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20th ANNIVERSARY OF THE EU CHARTER OF FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS: WHERE ARE WE NOW?

On 7th December, it is 20 years since the proclamation of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights by the Presidents of the EU institutions. To celebrate it, the EU Fundamental Rights Agency, in partnership with the European Commission, held a virtual conference ‘Reinforcing the EU Charter: rights of people in the EU in the next […]

SOFIA, THE ROLE OF LAWYERS IN SAFEGUARDING THE RULE OF LAW

A seminar on the role of lawyers for ensuring rule of law and application of EU law took place on 14th October 2020 in Sofia, Bulgaria in the framework of #Lawyers4Rights project funded by the European Union’s Justice Programme 2014-2020. The seminar, organized as a discussion forum, was planned by the Bulgarian Lawyers for Human […]

BURGOS, SPAIN, HOSTED THE SECOND SEMINAR ON THE CHARTER OF FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS

On 22nd, 23rd and 24th September, Burgos University (UBU) has organised the second training seminar on the Charter of fundamental rights, which addressed topics such as family reunification and fight against terrorism. The seminar, originally planned at the beginning of April 2020, had to be postponed and, due to the current situation, has been carried […]

EXTENDED PROJECT TIMELINE DUE TO THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY

The project, aims to disseminate and promote knowledge and values of the European Charter of Fundamental Rights and to deepen its concrete implementation on two specific issues of extreme relevance: family reunification and protection of minors in migratory phenomena and the rights of defendants and suspects in investigations relating to the fight against terrorism. Due […]

PARTNERS SHARE THEIR FEEDBACK TO THE EC ON THE CHARTER OF FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS.

Following the EC consultation of legal practitioners on the effective application of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU, the members of the consortium wished to highlight a few elements concerning the application of the Charter in the Member States involved in the project. The results will inform the EC’s work on the Charter […]

LAWYERS4RIGHTS, A PROJECT TO TRAIN LEGAL PROFESSIONALS ON FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS

An important result has been achieved by the consortium led by the association Bulgarian Lawyers for Human Rights (BLHR) and composed by other valuables partners such as Confprofessioni (the Italian Federation of Liberal Professionals), the Italian Association of Lawyers (Associazione nazionale forense, ANF), the Milan Bar Association, and the University of Burgos (Spain) and the […]