ELI Inaugural Congress, Paris, 1 June 2011


The ELI Inaugural Congress took place in Paris on 1 June 2011. It was organised by Professor Bénédicte Fauvarque-Cosson, president of TEE.

An impressive number of distinguished speakers representing, inter alia, the European Commission, the European Parliament, the Court of Justice of the European Union, the European Court of Human Rights, the Association of the Councils of State and Supreme Administrative Jurisdictions of the European Union, the Network of the Presidents of the Supreme Judicial Courts of the European Union, the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE), the Council of the Notariats of the European Union (CNUE), the International Union of Judicial Officers (UIHJ), the International Academy of Comparative Law and a broad range of research institutes, academic networks, bars, judiciaries and further professional organisations, is proof of the strong support that ELI enjoys from the European legal community.

You can download the Congress programme as well as contributions by Louis VogelMichel MercierMartin SelmayrAlain LamassoureBénédicte Fauvarque-CossonJean-Marc SauvéIrmgard GrissJohan GernandtGeorge BermannSir Francis JacobsRudolf KaindlVerica TrstenjakJulia Iliopoulos-StrangasLord Neuberger of AbbotsburyMarek Safjan, and Sjef van Erp. Please check against delivery.

More information can be found in the press release from French Ministry of Justice.