Latin American Journal of European Studies

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Vol. 2 No. 2 (2022): Latin American Journal of European Studies

Published: 2022-08-03

The Latin American Journal of European Studies (ISSN 2763-8685) is a publication of the Latin American Center of European Studies, created from the BRIDGE Project of Jean Monnet Network with funding from the Erasmus + Program of the European Commission. With a focus on the editorial lines on European Union Law and Policies and International Relations of the European Union with third countries and Latin America, the fourth edition of the Journal also has a thematic dossier on Dialogues on economic and sustainable development between the EU and third countries, organized alongside Walter Arévalo-Ramirez from Universidad del Rosario (Colombia). The fourth edition of the Journal is open for submissions until November 1st, 2022.

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Observatory on European Studies

2022-09-20

IV Jean Monnet Network Seminar - University of Rosario, Colombia

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Between October 3rd and 5th, 2022 the Jean Monnet Network - BRIDGE, project funded by the Erasmus+ Program of the European Union, will carry out a series of academic activities in the IV Meeting of the Jean Monnet Network - BRIDGE at the Law Faculty of the Universidad de Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia, with the central theme: "Dialogues on economic and sustainable development between the EU and third countries". All activities will take place in hybrid mode (face-to-face and via Zoom).

On March 03, 2022, at 3pm (GMT -05:00), the Round Table on "Arbitraje internacional y relaciones económicas desde el derecho internacional público y privado" will take place. Afterwards, at 5pm, there will be the launch of the book "Latin American cases before the International Court of Justice: Borders, armed conflicts, human rights and the environment" coordinated by Manuel Becerra Ramírez, published by the publisher of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

On the 4th, at 9:00 am (GMT -05:00) we will have the Seminar on "Dialogues on economic and sustainable development between the EU and third countries". Participants in the event: Alejandro Linares Cantillo, Magistrate of the Constitutional Court of Colombia, Sonia Tato, Deputy Head of EU Cooperation in Colombia, Mikkel Hall, Counselor at the Danish Embassy in Bogotá, and Jennyffer Vargas, Deputy Director of ACUA Foundation.

On the same day, at 2 pm (GMT -05:00), the Workshop "Dialogues on economic and sustainable development between the EU and third countries" will take place, aimed at the presentation of 14 papers written by authors from countries like Colombia, Brazil, Argentina, Switzerland and Germany, which were selected through Call for Papers, and the two best papers will be awarded with the value of EUR 250 each.

In addition, to finalize the proposed activities, on October 5th, starting at 08:00 (GMT -05:00), the Training Course on "El proceso de integración regional de la Unión Europea y su impacto en la prestación de asistencia jurídica en América Latina" will be held for Army officers and the general public. The session will take place in person at the University of Rosario and virtually (via Zoom), and is supported by the Escuela Militar de Cadetes de Bogotá (ESMIC).

The meeting is part of the activities developed by the Jean Monnet Network "Building Rights and Developing Knowledge between European Union and Latin America - BRIDGE", a project co-funded by the European Union's Erasmus + Program and composed of the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (Brazil); the Law Faculty of the University of Lisbon; the University of Seville (Spain); the University of Milan (Italy); the Universidad Nacional Autónoma (Mexico); the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina) and the University of Rosario (Colombia).

Full schedule of the event: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1P8J3moVE_R7S8__yDzSh_lVicRymRQSf/view?usp=sharing 

Registration for all activities (Seminar, Workshop, Roundtable and Training Course) is free and should be done through the link:  https://www.urosario.edu.co/Eventos/Facultad-de-Jurisprudencia/iv-encuentro-red-jean-monnet-bridge/

2022-09-19

Observatory on European Studies - A “due diligence” como instrumento de mitigação dos riscos da comercialização de madeira extraída ilegalmente em países terceiros no mercado europeu

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Por Aline Beltrame de Moura e Natália de Souza Ferreira, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

A proteção ambiental na União Europeia (UE) tem-se mostrado nos últimos anos um fator de grande importância e de distinta atenção, considerando, principalmente, os ambiciosos objetivos traçados pela sua atual política ambiental baseada no Pacto Ecológico Europeu (COM(2019) 640 final). Este Pacto redefine o compromisso da UE de enfrentar os desafios climáticos e ambientais, cujo escopo é alcançar a neutralidade climática até 2050, isto é, uma economia com zero emissões líquidas de gases de efeito estufa, onde o crescimento econômico esteja dissociado da utilização dos recursos. [...]

2022-09-14

Observatory on European Studies - De la integración de la Unión Europea y su impacto en la asistencia legal en América Latina o para que las américas también compartan su manera de construir puentes

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Por Dení Sobrevilla del Valle, Comisión Nacional de los Derechos Humanos, México

Reflexionar sobre las diferentes formas de construir puentes debe ser una obligación para quienes trabajamos con migración, bueno, en general para quienes trabajamos con personas y con sus derechos fundamentales.

La construcción, reconstrucción y deconstrucción de fronteras en Europa tiene un largo pasado, pero a partir del final de la Segunda Guerra Mundial se buscó la integración como una medida para respaldar un proceso de paz. Un elemento innovador para su época fue que, más que concebir la integración como la desaparición de los diferentes países, se planteó como la creación de normas y compromisos comunes que le permitieran a cada país conservar su autonomía y marco jurídico propio. Las fronteras entre los estados se conservaron, pero se tendieron puentes legales que ahora permiten transitar libremente entre naciones.

Los puentes entre las naciones europeas empezaron por lo básico. En un principio el acuerdo era únicamente comercial, circunscrito a dos productos básicos y sólo unas cuantas naciones suscribieron el Tratado de París, en 1952, formando la Comunidad Europea del Carbón y el Acero. [...]