CLEER Presidency Lecture: The Romanian Council Presidency’s experience in the external relations field

12 - 12 September 2019
  • Starts at: 15:00h
  • Venue: T.M.C. Asser Instituut
  • Organiser: T.M.C. Asser Instituut and CLEER
  • Address: R.J. Schimmelpennincklaan 20-22
    2517 JN The Hague
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CLEER Presidency Lecture: The Romanian  Council Presidency’s experience in the external relations field

Romania held the Presidency of the Council of the EU from January to June 2019.

The rotating presidency of the Council of the EU offers coordinating and representation opportunities for the incumbent Member State, the possibility to create ‘ownership’ of EU-related issues at home, gain political influence by leadership, and create a positive image to the outside world.

Since 2011, the Centre for the Law of the EU External Relations (CLEER) and T.M.C Asser Institute have been organising a dedicated lecture series to complement CLEER’s events. The lecture series provide a focus on a peculiar element of EU external relations: the role of the incumbent presidencies in coordination and leadership in regional and global issues.

The CLEER Presidency lecture series looks at the presidency terms in retrospect, in order to assess how the Member State fulfilled these aspirations and what its actions mean for the European Union’s international relations.

The T.M.C. Asser Instituut and CLEER, in cooperation with the Embassy of Romania to the Kingdom of the Netherlands, cordially invite you to this Presidency Lecture by:

H.E. Mrs Brândușa Ioana Predescu Ambassador of Romania in the Netherlands
Respondent speaker: Dr Joris Larik Assistant Professor of Comparative, EU and International Law at the University of Leiden and Member of the Advisory Board of CLEER.

The event will be chaired by Dr Eva Kassoti, Senior Researcher in International and EU Law and Academic Co-ordinator of CLEER.

 The Presidency Lecture will take place on 12th September 2019 at 15.00 at the TMC Asser Institute.

This event is followed by a reception.