The European Union and Political Challenges

International conference

University of Wrocław, Chair of Public International and European Law, Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation cordially invite to international conference.


The conference will take place on 5-6 November 2015 at the University of Wroclaw.

The conference focuses on the main changes in the European Union: single european foreign policy (including Eastern Policy), internal crisis in the euro area and separatist movements that could lead to the division of the Member States, as well as recently strong discussed migration crisis.

Thursday, 05.11.2015

14.00 – 16.00 Opening: Welcome Speeches

Prof. W. Gromski, Dean of the Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics, University of Wrocław, Poland

Prof. Krzysztof Wójtowicz, Head of the Chair of Public International and European Law, University of Wrocław, Poland

Part I:

“The question of the EU as a global actor“

Prof. Barbara Mielnik, University of Wrocław, Poland

“The European Foreign Policy in the conjunction with the war in the Ukraine“

Prof. Oksana Holovko-Gavrysheva, Ivan Franco University of Lviv, Ukraine

“Transatlantic alliance or turmoil? The political debate concerning the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations“

Dr. Dobrochna Bach-Golecka, University of Warsaw, Poland

“Effects of Yugoslavia’s disintegration on private individual rights: chosen matters“

Prof. Emilia Miscenic, Faculty of Law, University of Rijeka, Croatia

“The Eurasian Economic Union – a second supranational union in Europe?“

Paweł Szewczyk, University of Opole, Poland


16.30 – 18.00 Part II:

“Secession under international law: tolerated or forbidden? Normative analysis of

the politicization of the regime and the rights and duties of stakeholders and participants“

Prof. Nicolas Carillo Santarelli, Universidad de La Sabana, Bogotá, Colombia

“Integration and disintegration in the Member States of the EU: a proposal for comprehensive interpretation“

Prof. Antonio Lopez Castillo, Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain

“Scottish Independence – Legal aspects“

Dr. Hannes Hofmeister, Free University of Bozen, Italy

“Awkward Situation: Kosovo, EU and EU Member States “

Dr. Michał Stępień, University of Wrocław, Poland


Friday, 06.11.2015

09.00 – 10.30 Part III:

“Mass movements of refugees to Europe - a natural disaster? The blended out State responsibility for its origins”

Prof. Joachim Wolf, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany

“Partnership and cooperation with third countries for the purpose of managing forced migration- the current state of European policy and laws”

Dr. Barbara Kowalczyk, University of Wrocław, Poland

“Legal and political aspects of the notion of solidarity and fair sharing of responsibility (art. 80 TFEU) in the context of the migration crisis in Europe”

Dr. Katarzyna Strąk, Polish Academy of Sciences

“Europe’s reactions to the first real mass influx since WWII from the perspective of refugee law and human rights law”

Dr. Julia Kapelańska - Pręgowska, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland

“The common EU immigration policy – ensuring coherence in application of the EU fundamental rights”

Dr. Justyna Bazylińska Nagler, University of Wrocław, Poland

“The Trust Funds in European Union external relations”

Dr. Adriana Kalicka-Mikołajczyk, University of Wrocław, Poland


11.00 – 13:00 Part IV:

“Increasing the Effectiveness of EU Restrictive Measures: does the European Judiciary contributes to this”

Prof. Regina Valutyte, Mycolas Romeris University, Lithuania

“State aid in the context of the financial crisis – still an objective concept”

Łukasz Stępkowski, University of Wrocław, Poland

“The European debt crisis – challenge of democratic legitimacy”

Tomasz Klemt, University of Warsaw, Poland

Discussion & Closing of the Conference

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