Report of the 2021 Annual General Meeting

October 4th, 2021|Announcement, Annual General Meeting|

 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 [...]

2020 ELFA Awards

June 29th, 2021|Announcement, Annual General Meeting, Award|

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 [...]

2021 Annual General Meeting

May 26th, 2021|Announcement, Annual General Meeting|

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 [...]

Cancellation of the ELFA 2021 AGM in Warsaw

February 15th, 2021|Announcement, Annual General Meeting, Conference|

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 [...]

2020 Annual General Meeting

November 4th, 2020|Announcement, Annual General Meeting|

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 [...]

Notice of ELFA’s Annual General Meeting 2020

September 17th, 2020|Announcement, Annual General Meeting|

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 [...]

ELFA AGM 2020 – Preliminary notice

July 20th, 2020|Announcement, Annual General Meeting|

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 [...]

ELFA 2020 Annual General Meeting and Conference: Cancelled until further notice

March 13th, 2020|Announcement, Annual General Meeting, Conference|

We are deeply sorry to announce that the ELFA Annual General Meeting and Conference, which was planned to be held in Warsaw, Poland, from 22 to 24 April 2020, has been cancelled until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic. The University of Warsaw has issued a statement suspending, from 11 March 2020, all public gatherings and events until the end of April and prohibiting foreign travel to and from the University. Notwithstanding the above, the restrictive measures brought in by a growing number of countries to contain the spreading of the virus will undoubtedly create a [...]

Registration for next ELFA Annual General Meeting and Conference is open

March 4th, 2020|Announcement, Annual General Meeting, Conference|

The registration period for the next ELFA Annual General Meeting and Conference is already open! Under the title of 25 Years of ELFA: What Future for Legal Education? this year’s meeting will take place in Warsaw, Poland from 22 to 24 April 2020. The Board is pleased to present an excellent conference programme encompassing panel sessions on cutting-edge issues regarding both artificial intelligence and innovative practices in legal education as well as round tables celebrating ELFA’s 25 years of existence and presenting some trends and challenges of the American model of Law schools. In addition, at [...]

List of recommended Hotels for the next AGM in Warsaw

December 24th, 2019|Announcement, Annual General Meeting, Event|

We have prepared a list of recommended hotels for the next Annual General Meeting and Conference that will take place in Warsaw from 22 to 24 April 2020. Please note that some of these hotels have deadlines for taking bookings, and particularly one of them will not accept further bookings later than 20 January 2020. Then, remember to book as soon as possible! Currently the Board is working on the programme and we inform you about it very soon. Further than this, the ELFA President and the Board wish you all that the new year 2020 [...]

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