Lecture by Prof. Artur Nowak-Far, Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland
Prof. Nowak-Far held a Europa Institute Distinguished Lecture on 23 September 2013 at Leiden University. In his lecture, entitled “The Rule of Law in the EU”, Nowak-Far elaborated on the concept of the rule of law in the history of European legal thought.
The Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs discussed with students of the LL.M European Law Programme as well as with academic staff of the Europa Institute the present state of affairs concerning the rule of law in the European Union. He emphasized the importance of the rule of law principle, and pledged for a thorough discussion on strengthening the rule of law in the European Union, by using the existing mechanisms available through the EU and other European organizations, e.g. the Council of Europe.