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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 programme (version November 2022) is as follows:

Monday 12 June                
Day 1    

09:30 - 09:45 Welcome
  Prof. Madeleine Hosli
09:45 - 11:15 The European Union and the United Nations: Introduction  
  Prof. Madeleine Hosli
11:15 - 11:30   Coffee break  
11:30 - 13:00 Eastern Enlargement and Global Governance
  Prof. Antoaneta Dimitrova
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch break (with sandwiches)
15:00 - 17:00  Visit to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)
  The Hague 

                            
Tuesday 13 June    
Day 2    

09:45 – 12:00 The European Union and Global Security Governance
  Prof. Spyros Blavoukos
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch break (with sandwiches)
13:30 –  15:00 The European Union and the World Trade Organization (WTO)
  Prof. Sieglinde Gstöhl
15:30 - 17:00 Walking Tour The Hague (voluntary)

                                        
Wednesday 14 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 (with sandwiches)
14:15 – 16:00 Solidarity and Cleavages in EMU
  Prof. Paul Schure

                            
Thursday 15 June                        
Day 4    

09:30 - 10:45 International Capital Liberalization, Financial Systems and Banking Regulation  
  Prof. David Howarth
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 (with sandwiches)
13:30 -  14:45 The European Union in the G-20
  Dr. Jaroslaw Kantorowicz
14:45 - 16:00 Preparations for the simulation game (European Council meeting) on how to deal with migration 

        

Friday 16 June                            
Day 5    

9:30 – 14:00 Simulation Game on EU Migration Governance and the UN
  Simulation game – opening statements 
  Statements on agenda items followed by moderated caucus
  Lunch break (with sandwiches)
  Negotiations to derive a common position for the agenda items
  Draft Treaty Text Prepared
  Final Round of Negotiations
  Collective Statement
14:00 - 16:00 Visit to the International Criminal Court (ICC), The Hague 
  14:00     Participants assemble in front of the ICC
14:30     Presentation on the Court and its current developments
14:45     Q&A
15:15      Attendance of a hearing (open session, if available)
16:00     End of the visit to the ICC


Monday 19 June                                
Day 8    

9:30 – 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 (with sandwiches)
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

           

Tuesday 20 June                                
Day 9    

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 (with sandwiches)
14:30 – 16:15

EU-Russia Energy Relations: Lessons for the Low-Carbon Transition

  Dr. Susann Handke

                                
Wednesday 21 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 (with sandwiches)
13:15 – 15:00 The EU and International Tax Law: Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) and Beyond
  Prof. Irma Mosquera Valderrama 
From 15:00 onwards

Summer School participants ​travel individually or with the group to Brussels; costs of the train ticket are covered 

Check in at Hotel Ibis Brussels City Center, group dinner in the hotel (stay at the hotel in two-person rooms and dinner are covered by the Summer School)


Thursday 22 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 23 June                                
Day 12    

9:30 - 12:00 Visit to the European External Action Service (EEAS)

10.00 Arrival and security check
10.30 Role of the EEAS, EU's Diplomatic Service
11.30 EU-UN Partnership on Peace and Security
12.30 End of the visit
12:00-13:00 Break
13.00-15:00 Lunch at the Ibis City Center hotel, Summer School diplomas handed out (hotel meeting room)
  Prof. Madeleine Hosli

-  End of the Summer School - participants either travel back to The Hague (train fare covered) or else continue to their destinations directly from Brussels. -

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