2022 Seminar – Keynote speech by Ruth Rubio Marín: Is European equality constitutionalism obsolete?
The 2022 annual legal seminar of the European network of legal experts in gender equality and non-discrimination (EELN) was organised as a hybrid seminar with participants in Brussels and online. It took place on Friday 2, December 2022. For more information, the programme can be found here: Agenda 2 December 2022.
It brought together almost 200 representatives of the European Commission, EU Member State governments, equality bodies, EU umbrella organisations, academics from across Europe and members of the network itself.
More information on the welcome part and the keynote speech of this legal seminar can be found here:
Welcome by Linda Senden on behalf of the network and by Commissioner Helena Dalli on behalf of the European Commission; keynote speech from Ruth Rubio Marín: 'Is European equality constitutionalism obsolete?' with a response by David Oppenheimer
The workshops at this year’s seminar covered the following topics, mostly inspired by reports and other publications by the network in 2022:
Workshop – Update on European case law by Janneke Gerards and Colm O’Cinneide
Workshop – Women in the public sphere by Biljana Kotevska and Vera Pavlou
Workshop – The transposition of Directive 2019/1158 on Work-Life Balance in Member States by Miguel de la Corte-Rodríguez
Workshop – Indirect discrimination under Directives 2000/43 and 2000/78 by Christa Tobler
Workshop – Structural discrimination on the ground of racial or ethnic origin by Niall Crowley
More information on the closing part of this legal seminar can be found here:
Closing session Isabelle Chopin on behalf of the Network and Irena Moozova on behalf of the European Commission