This seminar will provide practical training for social law practitioners on the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights.
Participants will be able to update their knowledge about the Charter of Fundamental Rights, in particular as applied to social and labour law. They will have the opportunity to discuss with colleagues and experts from across Europe the most relevant practical issues and recent developments in the field and to learn how to make use of the Charter in a case before a court.
- Legal value of the Charter
- Scope of application and content of the Charter, with a special focus on social rights
- Hints on application and interpretation of the Charter
- Relationship with the European Convention on Human Rights and other human rights provisions
Aaron Baker, Reader in Law and Director of Education, Durham Law School
Johan Callewaert, Deputy Grand Chamber Registrar, European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg
Jeffrey Kenner, Professor, Chair of European Law, University of Nottingham
Daniel Sarmiento, Counsel, Uría-Menéndez, Madrid
Anna Śledzińska-Simon, Assistant Professor, University of Wrocław