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Dean Spielmann, President of the European Court of Human Rights since September 2012, has served as a Judge in the Court for over a decade. In a recent interview with the UCL Law Society’s Silk v. Brief, highlights of which are condensed in the blog post below, he discusses the evolving role of human rights in Europe, and explores the complicated relationship between the UK and the European Convention on Human Rights.
23 March 2015 More...
Starts: Mar 23, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Philippe Sands, Professor of Law at UCL and practising barrister in international law, and Helena Kennedy, a leading barrister and academic in human rights law, civil liberties and constitutional issues, were members of the 2011 Commission on a Bill of Rights. In highlights from a recent article in the London Review of Books, they discuss how human rights intersect with politics, examine the UK’s strained relationship with the European Convention on Human Rights, and question the possible motivations lying behind the proposed Bill.
Prof. Philippe Sands
1 April 2015 More...
Starts: Apr 1, 2015 12:00:00 AM
With the Eurozone crisis not yet over, Albert Weale, Professor of Political Theory and Public Policy at UCL, reviews the Hertie Governance Report 2015 as it analyses the key issues facing the European Institutions in terms of economic governance. As ad hoc solutions are found to deal with urgent matters, what does this mean for political accountability and reform in the EU, and what lessons have been learnt?
Prof. Albert Weale
14 April 2015 More...
Starts: Apr 14, 2015 12:00:00 AM
Does Britain have a Future in the EU?
23 October 2012
See below for videos and images from the discussion organised by UCLU European Society, the Young European Movement London, London Liberal Youth, the Young Conservative Europe Group, Compass Youth and supported by UCL European Institute.
The debate sought to promote a genuine cross-party dialogue that went beyond partisan point scoring; it's aim was to investigate the possibility of cross-party cooperation on Britain’s EU policy, and explore the nature of British involvement in the European project at large.
- Robert Buckland MP: Co-Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on the EU)
- Emma Reynolds MP: Labour Shadow Minister for Europe
- Martin Horwood MP: Co-Chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Committee on International Affairs)
Chairs: Kira Huju (Chair, YEM London) and John Wastnage (Chair, YEM UK)
With the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union.
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