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Seminarium "Building a civil society in Europe"

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We are pleased to announce the Seminar "Building a civil society in Europe", which will be held at the Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics of the University of Wrocław, Poland, from 20 to 23 September 2017. The Seminar is jointly hosted by the Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics of the University of Wrocław and Konrad Adenauer Foundation.

 

Overview

The Seminar “Building a civil society in Europe” is organised by the Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics of the University of Wrocław and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation. The objective of the course is to provide participants with a general outline of the civil society institutions introduced in Europe. The lectures will be held in English.

Target audience

The Seminar is open to both domestic and foreign participants from any field of study or profession who wish to become acquainted with the current aspects of civil society in Europe. A good command of English is a necessary prerequisite in order to fully benefit from the course.

Location

The Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics of the University of Wrocław is located in the very centre of the vibrant city of Wrocław. The place can be conveniently reached by bus or tram from any part of the city.

Date

20 September - 23 September 2017

Number of participants

A minimum of 15 participants are required

Applications

The deadline for applications is 19 September 2017. Applications should be submitted via e-mail to marta.klimas@uwr.edu.pl. Please send a note with a declaration of willingness to take part in the seminar along with your contact details and a description of your education and vocational experience. No special form is required.

Accommodation

For accommodation inquiries, please contact Marta Klimas at marta.klimas@uwr.edu.pl

Programme:

 

Wednesday, 20 September

 

08:30 – 09:00 – registration of participants

 

09:00 – 10:00 – History of the European Integration

 

10:05 – 11:05 – Legal System of the European Union

 

11:20 – 12:20 – Judicial protection of European Union citizens

 

12:30 – 13:15 – lunch

 

13:15 – 14:15 – European Union citizenship

 

14:20 – 15:20 – Freedom of movement in Europe

 

15:35 – 16:35 – Right to information

 

16:40 – 17:40 – Charter of Fundamental Rights

 

Thursday, 21 September

 

08:30 – 09:30 – Refugee crisis in Europe

 

09:35 – 10:35 – Cooperation between European Parliament and national parliaments

 

10:50 – 11:50 – Citizens’ initiative

 

11:55 – 12:55 – Political parties in the European Union

 

13:00 – 13:45 – lunch

 

13:45 – 14:45 – Democratic deficit in the European Union

 

14:50 – 15:50 – Problem with democracy in new East European States

 

16:05 – 17:05 – The shape of European Integration in the opinion of European Citizens

 

17:10 – 18:40 – Eastern policy of the EU and the Ukrainian Perspective (workshop)

 

Friday, 22 September

 

08:30 – 09:30 – Ombudsmans in European Union Member States

 

09:35 – 10:35 – The role of the European Ombudsman

 

10:50 – 11:50 – European Convention of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

 

11:55 – 12:55 – NGO - legal framework

 

13:00 – 13:45 – lunch

 

13:45 – 14:45 – Cooperation between NGO on the local level 3rd sector

 

14:50 – 15:50 – Creation of international NGOs and their fields of activity

 

16:05 – 17:05 – European Union and the NGO - the framework of cooperation

 

17:10 – 18:40 – NGO and building of the civil society (workshop)

 

Saturday, 23 September

 

9:00 – Visit to Coordination Centre 3rd sector

 

– Cooperation between the EU and NGOs abroad

 

– Meeting with NGO representatives NGO from Poland, Germany, Ukraine, Lithuania, Czech Republic - introduction, presentations, discussion, exchange of experiences

 

12:30 – 13:15 – lunch

 

13:15 – Closing of the Seminar