Europe, our home? - Topical Issues


Paleis der Academiën, Brussel

Inge Govaere
Activiteit in het kader van Lentecyclus 

Today, the Union faces great challenges in its relationship to the rest of the world: Brexit and the relations with Russia, Turkey and other neighbours, as well as the as the changing policy of the USA are addressed in the final session. Specific attention is also devoted to the key role of the European Court of Justice.

Mr. Herman Van Rompuy, former President of the European Council, will present his concluding remarks, reflecting on the past, present and future of the EU.

This final session will be held in English.



1 Registration 13:30 - 14:00
2 The Key Role of the Court of Justice in European Integration 14:00 - 14:30
Koen Lenaerts, President European Court of Justice (speaker)
3 Brexit 14:30 - 15:00
Francis Jacobs, Former Advocate General European Court of Justice (speaker)
4 The EU and its Neighbours 15:00 - 15:30
Marc Maresceau, UGent, KVAB (speaker)
5 Panel discussion 15:30 - 16:00
Inge Govaere, UGent, KVAB (moderator)
6 Closing Remarks 16:00 - 16:30
Herman Van Rompuy, Former President of the European Council (speaker)
7 Reception 16:30 - 17:30