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The European Union, the United Nations and Global Governance

Structure and Programme

All activities are taking place in Leiden University’s building ‘Wijnhaven’ (Turfmarkt 99, The Hague).

The tentative program is as follows:

Monday 13 June                
Day 1    

09:15 - 09:30 Welcome
  Prof. Madeleine Hosli
09:30 - 11:00 The European Union and the United Nations: Introduction  
  Prof. Madeleine Hosli
11:00 - 11:30   Coffee break  
11:30 - 13:00 Eastern Enlargement and Global Governance
  Prof. Antoaneta Dimitrova
13:00 - 15:00 Lunch break 
15:00 - 16:00  Visit to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)
  The Hague 

                            
Tuesday 14 June    
Day 2    

09:45 – 12:00 The European Union and Global Security Governance
  Prof. Spyros Blavoukos
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch break    
14:00 –  15:00 Visit to the International Criminal Court (ICC), The Hague 
  14:00     Participants enter the virtual meeting room
14:10     Welcome and introduction to the 
               International Criminal Court by Protocol staff
14:15     Presentation on the Court and its current developments
14:35     Q&A
14:50     Explanation of the Courtroom by Protocol staff
15:00     End of the programme 
15:00 - 16:30 The Hague City Tour

                                        
Wednesday 15 June                            
Day 3    

9:30 - 11:00 The European Union and Covid-19, Lecture 1
  Prof. Amy Verdun
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 - 13:00 The European Union and Covid-19, Lecture 2  
  Prof. Amy Verdun
13:00 – 14:15 Lunch break
14:15 – 16:00 The European Union and the World Trade Organization (WTO)
  Prof. Sieglinde Gstöhl

                            
Thursday 16 June                        
Day 4    

09:30 - 10:45 European Economic and Monetary Integration
  Prof. Madeleine O. Hosli
10:45 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 12:45 The European Union in Global Monetary Governance (part 1): Currency Unions in Theory and Practice: Challenges for European Monetary Integration
  Dr. Ad van Riet
12:45 - 14:00 Lunch break  
14:00 -  15:30 The European Union in Global Monetary Governance (part 2): Europe's Strategic Autonomy - The International Role of the Euro
  Dr. Ad van Riet
15:30 - 16:15 Preparations for the Simulation Game on European Union Migration Governance and the United Nations:
  Role Allocation and Discussion of the Rules
16:15 - 17:45 Participants prepare opening statements for the simulation game

        

Friday 17 June                            
Day 5    

9:30 – 17:00 Simulation Game on EU Migration Governance and the UN
  Simulation game – opening statements 
  Statements on agenda item 1 followed by moderated caucus
  Statements on agenda item 2 followed by moderated caucus
  Statements on agenda item 3 followed by moderated caucus
  Statements on agenda item 4 followed by moderated caucus
  Negotiations to derive a common position for agenda items 1-4
  Draft Treaty Text Prepared
  Final Round of Negotiations
  Collective Statement


Monday 20 June                                
Day 8    

9:30 – 11:15 Climate Governance in a Global and Regional Context  
  Prof. Simon Schunz
11:15 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 – 13:15 Climate and Energy Governance: The Role of the European Union
  Dr. Susann Handke
13:15 – 14:30 Lunch break
14.30 – 16:15 The EU and International Tax Law: Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) and Beyond
  Prof. Irma Mosquera Valderrama

           

Tuesday 21 June                                
Day 9    

9:30 - 10:45 The European Union in the G-20
  Dr. Jaroslaw Kantorowicz
10:45 - 11:15 Coffee break 
11:15 - 12:45 The EU Global Strategy, Brexit and 'America is Back' 
  Dr. Joris Larik
12:45 – 13:30 Lunch break
13:30 – 14:45 International Capital Liberalization, Financial Systems and Banking Regulation  
  Prof. David Howarth
14:45 - 15:00 Coffee break
15:00 - 16:30 Presentation (virtual) by the World Bank

                                
Wednesday 22 June                                
Day 10    

9:30 – 11:00 Legislative Decision-making in the European Union
  Arash Pourebrahimi
11:00 – 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:45 The European Union in the United Nations: A Coherent Actor?
  Prof. Madeleine Hosli  
12:45 - 13:15   Lunch break
13:15 – 15:00 Child Protection in Emergencies
  Mr. Stefan Maier (UNHCR, Brussels)
From 15:00 onwards Summer School Participants travel to Brussels


Thursday 23 June                                
Day 11

10:15 – 12:30 Visit to the European Council/Council of the EU
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 – 16:00 Visit to the European Commission

                                
Friday 24 June                                
Day 12    

9:30 - 12:00 Visit to the European External Action Service (EEAS), TBC
12:00-13:00 Break
13.00-15:00  Lunch, Diploma Ceremony and Conclusions 
  Prof. Madeleine Hosli

-    End of the Summer School -

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