Panel 4: PARTICIPATION

Summary of presentations given during the panel on participation. Marco Giugni of the University of Geneva had the introductory presentation on the second panel on participation. He framed participation as a fundamental part of citizenship and democracy. He explained six forms of participation: electoral, institutional, consumerist, volunteer, protest and digital. Election participation remains the most …

Panel 2: SOLIDARITY

Summary of presentations given during the panel on solidarity. The second panel on solidarity was opened by Andrea Sangiovanni from the European University Institute. He showed that there is an increase in the levels of inequality in Europe. As desirable models that would reduce inequality, Sangiovanni mentioned applying risk-sharing measures in the Eurozone, expansion of …

Panel 1: FREEDOM

Summary of presentations given during the panel on freedom. The introductory lecture on the panel on freedom was given by Simona Guerra from the University of Leicester. She said that the process of democratization is in retreat not only in Europe, but in the global context. Guerra showed that those countries that have democratized after …

International Conference EUROPEAN VALUES, MEMBER STATES, AND THE FUTURE OF THE EU

Centre for Democracy and Law organized an international conference European Values, Member States, and the Future of the EU that was held on 5 and 6 December 2019, at the House of Europe in Zagreb. The conference is part of the Jean Monnet project European Values in a New Member State: Croatia in the First …

Međunarodna konferencija EUROPSKE VRIJEDNOSTI, DRŽAVE ČLANICE I BUDUĆNOST EU

U četvrtak, 5. prosinca 2019. godine, u 9:30 sati u Kući Europe u Zagrebu održan je prvi dan međunarodne konferencije Europske vrijednosti, države članice i budućnost EU, u organizaciji Centra za demokraciju i pravo Miko Tripalo. Konferencija je dio Jean Monnet projekta Europske vrijednosti u novoj državi članici: pet godina hrvatskog članstva u Europskoj uniji. …

Alan Uzelac: Legal Protection and Access to Justice in Croatia – Aporia of Integration

Summary of Alan Uzelac’s presentation given during the roundtable Justice, Equality and Diversity in Croatia (English and Croatian Version): Alan Uzelac emphasized two topics: objective criteria for appointing and promoting judges and free legal aid. He cited the creation of Judicial Academy as an attempt to establish efficient and high-quality body, which should ensure transparent candidate …

Josip Kregar: Judiciary in Croatia – Can it be Improved?

Summary of Josip Kregar’s presentation given during the roundtable Justice, Equality and Diversity in Croatia (English and Croatian Version): Josip Kregar said there is a lack of professional communication and discussion with the judiciary because it has created a closed system in which the judicial authorities do not want to collaborate with academic community. In his …

Ivo Josipović: Regression of Society and the Justice System in Croatia

Summary of Ivo Josipović’s presentation given during the roundtable Jusitice, Equality and Diversity in Croatia (English and Croatian Version): Ivo Josipović said that some of the values we advocated ten years ago are no longer important for us. In particular, he analyzed the work of the judiciary in Croatia, and said that the black-white image of …

Adam Sulikowski: European Values in Poland – a Crisis of Apparent Consensus

Summary of Adam Sulikowski’s presentation given during the roundtable Justice, Equality and Diversity in Croatia (English and Croatian Version): The second part of roundtable was opened by Adam Sulikowski. He spoke about the judiciary in Poland, its perception among citizens and opened his speech with several major thesis. He noted that the ruling political elite …