The challenge of regional integration – Online guest lecture by Armin Cuyvers and Frederik Behre at Los Andes University in Bogotá
On 19 April 2022, Armin Cuyvers and Frederik Behre gave an online guest lecture for students of Los Andes University in Bogotá covering the topics of comparative regional integration and specifically the EU experience.
In an enriching online debate, participants discussed the objectives and challenges that regional integration projects face, including the unique requirements that result from the specific regional context. The lecture also covered the role of national (constitutional) systems in the process of regional integration. The lecture forms part of a new collaboration between Los Andes University in Bogotá (Colombia) and the Europa Institute of Leiden Law School.
Armin Cuyvers is Professor of European Law at the Europa Institute of Leiden Law School and Director of CompaRe, the Jean Monet Centre of Excellence on Comparative Regional Integration. Frederik Behre is postdoctoral researcher at the Europa Institute and affiliated with CompaRe.