The EU as a Global Actor


 The EU’s global role with respect to the principle of solidarity under international law: a quest for normativity? 

- Final programme - 

15 April 2021, 10.00 – 12.30 


If you wish to take part in this event, please register via the Research Forum registration platform. All registered participants will receive a link for the IG workshop in due time.

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10.00 - 10.10

Jed Odermatt (IG EUGLOBAL; City, University of London): Welcome and Introduction to the Workshop 

10:10 - 10.35

  • Despoina Poutakidou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)“The quest for solidarity: Human rights provisions in European Union’s international trade agreements” 
  • Discussant: Elaine Fahey (City, University of London)

10.35 - 11.00

  • Elisabet Ruiz Cairò (Université de Genève): "The principle of solidarity in global health: Any lessons from the European Union?" 
  • Discussant: Anniek de Ruijter (University of Amsterdam)

11:00 - 11:25

  • Pascal McDougall (Harvard Law School): "The European Union and International Solidarity at the Intersection of Labour Rights and the Environment"
  • Discussant: Tonia Novitz (University of Bristol)

11.25 - 12.15: Q & A session – further comments and debate 

12.15 - 12.30: Concluding remarks of the IG EUGLOBAL conveners


The event’s Organising Committee: 

Melanie Fink - Christine Kaddous - Tamas Molnar - Jed Odermatt - Anne Thies