The Court marks the 50th anniversary of the judgment in Van Gend en Loos - Programme
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pixel50th anniversary of the judgment of the Court of 5 February 1963,
Van Gend en Loos

13 May 2013






08:30 :
Welcome of participants

09:30 :

Opening address: V. Skouris, President of the Court of Justice

09:40 :

General introduction: J. Weiler, Professor, New York University

10:00 :
First working session: “The judgment”

M. Cremona, Professor, European University Institute, Florence

10:05 :

P. Gori, former legal secretary at the Court of Justice and former Professor at University of Padova:
“The judgment, its context and its protagonists”

J. Ziller, Professor, University of Pavia:
“The institutional, national and academic reactions at the time”

10:25 :
11:15 :
Second working session: “The impact”

C. Tomuschat, Professor emeritus, Humboldt University, Berlin

11:20 :

I. Pernice, Professor, Humboldt University, Berlin:
“The autonomy of the EU legal order”
F. Picod, Professor, University Panthéon-Assas, Paris:
“The status of individuals as holders of individual rights (prelude to the citizenship of the Union)”
B. De Witte, Professor, Maastricht University:
“Judicial protection at EU and national level (prelude to national judge's role as first judge of EU law)”

11:50 :

M. Claes, Professor, Maastricht University
D. Halberstam, Professor, University of Michigan Law School
C. Barnard, Professor, University of Cambridge
M. Szpunar, Professor, University of Silesia, Katowice
12:10 :
13:00 :
14:30 :
Third working session: “The future prospects”

J.-P. Jacqué, Professor emeritus, University of Strasbourg

14:35 :

A. Epiney, President of the Swiss Science and Technology Council:
“The citizenship of the Union”
M. Cartabia, Professor, University of Milano–Bicocca, and Judge at the Constitutional Court of Italy:
“Fundamental rights and the relationships between the Court of justice, the national supreme Courts and the Strasbourg Court”
P. Eeckhout, Professor, University College London:
“The international legal order”
15:05 :
M. Bobek, Professor, College of Europe, Bruges
H. Ruiz Fabri, Professor, Panthéon-Sorbonne University, Paris
H. Labayle, Professor, University of Pau and Pays de l’Adour

15:20 :

16:20 :
Concluding remarks: J.-V. Louis, Professor emeritus, Université Libre de Bruxelles
16:40 :
End of the work programme