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LAWYERS4RIGHTS EUROPEAN CONFERENCE: A POSITIVE ENDING FOR OUR PROJECT

With the organisation of the final conference, the project Lawyers4Rights is about to come to an end. Over more than two years, the project carried out a research on the application of the Charter of fundamental rights at national level (in Bulgaria, Italy and Spain) and has organised a series of both transnational and national […]

THE NEWSLETTER OF THE PROJECT LAWYERS4RIGHTS IS NOW ONLINE!

If you haven’t yet registered in our mailing list yet and you wish to read it, you can find it below. Languages now available are English, Italian, Bulgarian and Spanish. The Newsletter contains information on the progress of the project, on the consensus national seminars by the project consortium building, on the training webinars held […]

THE CHARTER OF FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION, 20 YEARS AFTER ITS DECLARATION

The national event organised by ANF in the framework of the project Lawyers4Rights was inspired by an article by prof. Guido Alpa, where he made reference to the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union. He considered what the Charter can still teach us and wondered about its future. While the Charter marked an […]

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 […]