Monthly Archives: June 2016

Doctoral seminar: “Building Diplomacy: EU Delegations in Theory and Practice”

EU_delegation-MontenegroThe Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies and the Department of International and European law at KU Leuven are organizing a Joint Doctoral Seminar entitled “Building Diplomacy:  EU Delegations in Theory and Practice” on Friday 8 July 2016 from 12:00 to 15:00.

Here is the gist of the announcement:

This joint doctoral seminar consists of two presentations that will discuss topical and critical issues related to Delegations of the European Union and their practice. The first presentation inquires into the legal status of the so-called “establishment agreements” that the EU has concluded with a great number of third countries with a view to ensuring the diplomatic status of its Delegations. The second presentation discusses the Union Delegations’ activities in EU development policy from a theoretical and practical perspective.

Registration: Participation is free, but registration is required as food and beverages will be provided. Please confirm your attendance by 6 July 2016 at

The full announcement, which includes abstracts for both presentations, is available here.


ESIL – CJEU Symposium: The Role of the CJEU in the International Legal Order

ECJ-TowersThe European Society of International Law and the Court of Justice of the European Union are jointly organising a symposium on The Role of the CJEU in the International Legal Order. The symposium will take place on Monday 17 October 2016 at the premises of the Court in Luxembourg.

The programme includes presentations by judges from the CJEU, as well as international law scholars.


To register for this event: please send an email to with your name, affiliation, and your identity card/passport number.