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Coordinating Committee: Melanie FinkChristine KaddousAnne Thies; Jed Odermatt; Tamás Molnár


Future events:

  • Workshop:’The EU’s global role with respect to the principle of solidarity under international law: a quest for normativity?’ ESIL Research Forum, 15-16 April 2021, Catania. Call for Papers. Programme

Past events:

  • Online webinar: ‘The European Union’s External Action and International Law: A View From the Outside’, Joint ESIL IG on the EU as a Global Actor/ILAG online webinar, 12 June 2020, London. PROGRAMME.
  • Workshop: ‘EU Trade Agreements and the Duty to Respect Human Rights Abroad’, Joint ESIL IG on the EU as a Global Actor/CLEER Workshop, 11 December 2019, The Hague. Call for Papers. PROGRAMME. 
  • Workshop: ‘Sharing Sovereignty: The EU, its Member States and International Law’. 15th ESIL Annual Conference, 12-14 September 2019, Athens. Call for Papers. PROGRAMME.


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  • You have paid your ESIL membership fee for this year (if not, renew your membership)
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  • You have ticked the box next to this IG in the list of groups in your membership account

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Election Schedule:

  • Anne Thies and Melanie Fink were elected for a 4-year term in April 2018.
  • Christine Kaddous, Jed Odermatt and Tamás Molnár we (re)elected for a 4-year term in May 2020.
  • The next elections will be held in March 2022.