CJEU President Lenaerts Meets ELI President Wendehorst in Vienna (Austria)


On 8 January, President of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), Koen Lenaerts, met ELI President, Christiane Wendehorst, at the premises of the ELI Secretariat in Vienna.

The ELI is extremely grateful to President Lenaerts, who has championed the ELI's causes for several years. President Lenaerts is an ELI Individual Observer and was one of the keynote speakers at the 2016 ELI Annual Conference and General Assembly in Ferrara (Italy). The CJEU is also an ELI Institutional Observer.

President Wendehorst took this opportunity to thank President Lenaerts for his enduring commitment to the ELI and to update him on the ELI's achievements over the course of the last few months. In particular, recent ELI publications such as the ELI Instrument on the Rescue of Business in Insolvency Law and the ELI Statement on Detention of Asylum Seekers and Irregular Migrants and the Rule of Law were discussed as was a prospective project on Common Constitutional Traditions in Europe.

Find out more about the activities of the ELI President in the upcoming January–February 2018 issue of the ELI Newsletter.

Christiane Wendehorst and Koen Lenaerts