The Annual General Meeting of the Association took place on 23 June 2021, at 15:00 hours CET. The event, which for the second year in a row has been held electronically due to the pandemic restrictions in force, combined the general assembly and elements of the traditional ELFA conference. After a brief presentation by President Marek Grzybowski, the keynote speech, “Courts as Guardians of Cardinal Constitutional Values (The Truth, Good, Justice and Beauty)”, was given by Dr. Małgorzata Gersdorf, Professor at the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw and former President of the Supreme [...]
During the ELFA Annual General Meeting, on the 23rd June 2021, the results of the ELFA Thesis Award 2020 round were announced. After having read the theses and discussed them, the jury has decided to award the First Place to Dr. Pierre Auriel, for his thesis "L’équivalence des protections des droits fondamentaux dans l’Union européenne". Dr. Auriel obtained his Doctorate from the Institut Michel Villey, Centre de droit européen, Université Paris-II Panthéon-Assas. He is currently a postdoctoral researcher in the framework of the Egalibex Project at the Université Jean Moulin - Lyon 3. The jury decided [...]
As you know, the Annual General Meeting and Conference of our Association, which were scheduled to take place in Warsaw from 21 to 23 April 2021, had to be cancelled due to the ongoing state of emergency following the COVID-19 outbreak. In order to comply with the requirements of the law and provisions of ELFA’s Articles of Association, our Association must hold an annual general meeting, which may take place through electronic premises (Law of 22 April 2020, providing temporary facilities in the area of the Ministry of Justice and Security in connection with the outbreak [...]
May 21st, 2021|Announcement|
ELFA's website is now open to all Members! ELFA's website has a new page section called cooperation, which is open for the exchange of information about academic events and activities organised by ELFA Members. It hopes to become a useful tool for ELFA Members, regarding both staff and students, ultimately enhancing cooperation among our Members. Please access the cooperation page in order to see all additional information for sharing your most interesting activities!
During the last ELFA Annual General Meeting, which was held online on 16 October 2020, it was announced that the next AGM and Conference would take place in Warsaw (Poland) from 21 to 23 April 2021. However, at the time of writing, the restrictive measures imposed by most countries in order to contain the COVID-19 pandemic are still in force, and, unfortunately, they are unlikely to be lifted in the short term. The circumstances are causing great uncertainty, affecting not only the feasibility of organising an on-site event in Warsaw but also the Association’s Members’ own [...]
February 1st, 2021|Announcement|
In line with the aim of consolidating and strengthening the symbols of our Association, the ELFA Board of Directors has promoted the registration of the ELFA logo at the EU Intellectual Property Office. Thereby, we would like to inform you that as of 8 January 2021, the ELFA logo has been recorded as a EU trade mark in the Register of European Union trade marks with the number 018305594.
On 16 October 2020 took place the first Annual General Meeting of our Association held entirely online. The President Marek Grzybowski and the other members of the Board presented the 2019-2020 annual report of activities as well as the 2019 financial report and the budget for 2020. They also explained their proposal to extend the term of the Board members until the next 2021 AGM and Conference, due to the current exceptional situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The attendants to the meeting had the opportunity to ask questions and provide comments and feedback. During the [...]
Dear ELFA Members, As you know, the Annual General Meeting and Conference of our Association, which were scheduled to take place in Warsaw from 22 to 24 April 2020, had to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Currently, a number of restrictive measures remain in force in most countries, and circumstances do not make it feasible to organise a new on-site event during this year 2020. However, according to Dutch law, which governs ELFA’s activity, our Association must hold an annual general meeting in order to comply with the requirements of the law and provisions of [...]
The ELFA Board would like to inform all Members of the following: "Dear ELFA Member, As you know, the Annual General Meeting and Conference of our Association, which were scheduled to take place in Warsaw from 21 to 24 April, had to be postponed due to the COVID-19 disease outbreak. Currently, a number of restrictive measures remain in force in most countries, and the circumstances do not make it feasible to organise a new on-site Conference in 2020. Therefore, and according to the provisions of Dutch law, the 2020 Annual General Meeting that our Association must [...]
July 13th, 2020|Announcement|
“ELFA is one of the best examples of success in international legal training cooperation. For 25 years their members have been working in a joint project to improve the preparation of future European generations of jurists. Congratulations to all the institutions involved in this always updating purpose! Together we contribute to offer better legal training for the needs of our changing world.” Josep Maria de Dios Marcer Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona ELFA President, 2017-2018