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AVISO: The EU Charter at 10: Panel discussion on fundamental rights

Summary

  • Event with experts to discuss fundamental rights in Europe
  • Analysis of relevance and challenges of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights

BRUSSELS (19 June 2019) – Today, Euractiv is hosting a panel discussion supported by ADF International. The panelists will discuss the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU ten years after its entry into force. They will analyze the European human rights project and to what extent it has been fulfilled so far. Speakers will include Alojz Peterle MEP, Rónán Mullen, Irish Senator, Barrister, and human rights commentator, and Robert Clarke, Director of European Advocacy, ADF International.

“Ten years after human rights became a prominent part of EU law, we urge all Member States to uphold and protect these fundamental rights. We see present challenges to fundamental rights like the right to freedom of expression and religion. The EU has the potential to be a global leader in promoting and protecting everyone’s fundamental freedoms without exception,” said Robert Clarke.

EVENT AVISO: “The Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU at 10: Foundations, Achievements and Challenges”
When: 19 June 2019, 5:30pm
Where: EURACTIV Network Office, Boulevard Charlemagne 1, 1040 Brussels
Who:Alojz Peterle MEP, Former Prime Minister of Slovenia
Rónán Mullen, Irish Senator, Barrister, and human rights commentator
Robert Clarke, ADF International
Benjamin Fox, EURACTIV

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