Defending the rule of law and fundamental freedoms


21 April 2021 - France

In response to the pandemic, governments have restricted certain fundamental rights such as freedom of movement. Meanwhile, the state of the rule of law in Poland and other Member States continues to be a concern. The European Commissioner for Justice, Didier Reynders, explained how the European Commission is dealing with these issues. Please note that this conference was held in French.

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On 21st April the Foundation organised a videoconference with Didier Reynders, European Commissioner for Justice, who discussed issues around the rule of law and fundamental freedoms in Europe. The debate was moderated by Jean-Dominique Giuliani, President of the Robert Schuman Foundation. The conference was organised in partnership with Élysée Avocats and was held in French. *** Replay ***




24 May 2024 to 24 May 2024

24 May 2024 to 24 May 2024

Pascale Joannin will be one of the panelists of the 14th edition of The State of the Union which will take place in Florence from Thursday, 23 May, to Saturday 25 May 2024. Global leaders and experts from across sectors, students, policy makers and journalists will gather at the European University Institute to reflect on the most pressing issues on the European agenda. The event forecasts two conference days and one additional day celebrating European art and culture in the framework of the upcoming EU elections.