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RECONNECT Kick-off Conference

International Conference on Rule of Law and Democracy in Europe

Interested in democratic legitimacy and the rule of law in the EU?

Don't miss the RECONNECT Kick-off Conference on July 5th in Brussels, where we will launch the four-year multidisciplinary Horizon2020 research project on ‘Reconciling Europe with its Citizens through Democracy and the Rule of Law’. 

We are honored to present Dr. Adam Bodnar, Ombudsman of the Republic of Poland and  Didier Reynders, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Belgium as keynote ; We will also share key messages fromEmily O’Reilly, European Ombudsman, and Sophie in ’t Veld, MEP.

Join us at the kick-off for a Policy Roundtable on the state of democracy and the rule of law in the ;Take part in the discussion alongside with representatives from the EU institutions, from civil society organizations and from academia, including Alberto Alemanno, Vivien Schmidt, Laurent Pech, Dimitry Kochenov, Richard Youngs, Zselyke Csaky, Lotte Leicht and others.

Lunch and a reception will be provided. Registration is free.
We hope to see you there!  If you haven't already, please register on our website by 2.


5 Jul 2018 @ 12:30 pm

5 Jul 2018 @ 07:00 pm

Duration: 6 hours, 30 minutes


Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts

1 Rue Ducale

1000 Bruxelles


Organised by

Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies, KU Leuven

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