The future of European Union сooperation. Threats and challenges

28 May 2019
Sakharov Center
19:00 - 20:30
lecture in Moscow
About the lecture
Lecture will be in English without translation
Jaap de Zwaan will discuss the origin and achievements of the European Union cooperation, as well as a number of topical issues, internal and external ones. Topics such as respect of human rights and fundamental values, prosperity and competitiveness, internal and external security, climate and environment, the tensions at the external borders of the Union as well as the relationship with the United States, China and the Russian Federation will be touched upon.
Jaap de Zwaan
Jaap de Zwaan is a Dutch emeritus professor of European Union Law. He started his professional career as a member of the The Hague Bar. Later he worked for a period of 19 years for the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Hague (European Integration Department and Legal Service) and Brussels (Permanent Representation of the Netherlands at the EU). In 1998 Jaap de Zwaan was appointed full time professor of European Union Law at Erasmus University Rotterdam. Apart from his activities as European law professor, he served his Law School as Vice-Dean for International Affairs and as Dean. In the period mid-2005 until mid-2011 De Zwaan was Director of the Netherlands Institute of International Relations, 'Clingendael', a think tank as well as diplomatic academy. In May 2011 he returned to Erasmus University Rotterdam. In the period mid-2012 until mid-2017 De Zwaan has also been active, on a part-time basis, as Professor European Integration at the The Hague University of Applied Sciences. Until the present day Jaap de Zwaan is still active in various fields related to European Union law and policies.
Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 19:00
Sakharov Centre
ul. Zemlyanoy Val 57, str. 6
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