Every year, the „ Neue Europäische Bewegung Schweiz (nebs)/Nouveau movement européen suisse (nomes)“ awards the Europe prize to a person who in Switzerland is active in the field of European integration. De association nominates a number of persons and the winner is then chosen by its members and other visitors of its website.
On 26-27 April 2013, a Jubilee conference took place in Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin, Noordwijk, to mark the 50th anniversary of the Common Market Law Review.
From 15 January to 15 May 2013, Nelleke Koffeman , PhD researcher at the Europa Institute, is a visiting researcher at Fordham Law School in New York.
Narin Idriz spoke at an international convention on "free movement of persons between Turkey and the EU" in San Francisco
Narin Idriz , PhD candidate at the Europa Institute, presented a paper at the 54th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association that took place between 3-6 April in San Francisco, USA. The Convention hosted more than 5.000 scholars and researchers from approximately 80 countries.
Leiden Law School wins European Law Moot Court Competition - Historic Victory at the European Court of Justice
In a historic moment, the team participating for Leiden Law School won the European Law Moot Court Competition at the Court of Justice of the European Union.
On June 5th 2013 the Europa Institute of the Leiden University Law School hosts a seminar titled ‘Fact Finding in Human Rights Litigation: Perspectives on Questions of Evidence before the European Court of Human Rights’.
This semester the Europa Institute offers a new (LLC - optional) course on European social law and policies in the area of combating discrimination on the grounds of sex, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity and disablement.
From 25 March until 5 April 2013 Jorrit Rijpma is visiting Koç Law School in Istanbul as a guest lecturer. Together with his Turkish colleague Zeynep Ayata, he is teaching an intensive course on European Union Law.
Several weeks ago, our LL.M students returned from their so called “RIO Trip”. During this annual trip, we offer our LL.M students the opportunity to visit a wide variety of institutions and organisations that operate at the heart of Europe. First, we were welcomed by the Council of Europe in Strasbourg at the European Court of Human Rights .
From March until July 2013 Vestert Borger PhD-fellow at the Europa Institute will be working as a trainee for the legal service of the European Commission in Brussels.
EFTA Seminar on the EEA on „The role of the EEA in a multi-speed Europe“ – Christa Tobler part of the discussion panel
On 21 March 2013 the EFTA Secretariaat in Brussels organised a seminar on the role of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) in a multi-speed Europe, in particular against the background of the financial crisis and the legal actions possible to deal with it.
Rikki Holtmaat submitted a written statement during the 57th panel of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) New York
During this 8 March panel Prof. Rikki Holtmaat submitted a written statement concerning gender stereotypes / gender violence in relation to women's human rights.
This jubilee conference with the title "Current challenges for EU law - New views, new inspirations" will take place on 26-27 April 2013, at Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin, Noordwijk, Netherlands.
The Seminar is devoted to the theme of "Women's Human Rights and Culture: Challenges for International Law."
Narin F. Idriz , PhD fellow at Europa Institute, presented her PhD research in a research seminar organized by the Law Faculty of Aberdeen University (the UK).
Christa Tobler nominated for the Europa prize of the „Neue Europäische Bewegung Schweiz“ (New European Movement Switzerland)
Every year the Neue Europäische Bewegung Schweiz (nebs) awards the so-called Europa prize. This year, Christa Tobler is among the three nominees.
Prof. Rikki Holtmaat presented the outcome of the study about the integration of the Dutch Equal Treatment Commission into the Netherlands Institute for Human Rights at a conference held at London University College.
6 March Jorrit Rijpma presented at the Institute for European Studies at the Free University of Brussels (VUB)
The Institute’s Spring Lecture Series, organized in association with the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), focusses on the Multilevel Governance of Migration and Immigrant Integration.
Common Market Law Review has published a special issue which convenes contributions to the conference “A Law and Economics Approach to European Contract Law”, held at the University of Chicago Law School at 27-28 April 2012.
Jorrit Rijpma spoke at the European Parliament at a seminar on the free movement of LGBT families in the EU
What happens when two married women from Denmark travel to Germany? Or when a Spanish dad and his adoptive son move to Hungary? The situations they face at school, in hospitals or when accidents happen is patchy at best, since their families aren’t recognised everywhere in the EU.