26 October 2015, Inaugural Lecture Professor Sybe de Vries

It’s a great pleasure to announce that bEUcitizen Academic Coordinator Professor Sybe De Vries will hold his inaugural lecture on October 26th. Everybody is welcome!


appointed by the Executive Board of Utrecht University as professor at the Faculty of Law, Governance and Economics on July 1st, 2013 to undertake activities in the field of ‘EU Internal Market law and fundamental rights’ intends to assume his appointment by giving an inaugural lecture entitled:

Grondrechten binnen de Europese interne markt:
Een tragikomisch conflict tussen waarden in de “Domus Europaea”

Fundamental rights within the European internal market:
A tragicomic conflict between values in the “Domus Europaea”

Event date: Monday, October 26, 2015 at 4:15 PM

Location: Auditorium of the Academiegebouw, Domplein 29 in Utrecht.

More information about the registration will follow soon.



Presentation by Linda Senden in Brussels, 16-17 June 2015

Linda Senden gave a presentation on The scope of and for self-regulation in the EU-context at the Conference of Cosmetics Europe “Cosmetics at the Crossroads of Science and Regulation”, Brussels, 16-17 June 2015



Newsletter August 2015

The RENFORCE Newsletter of August 2015 is now available! You can read the latest news and announcements here.

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French Minister of Justice at Board of Directors’ Meeting at the AIDP

Ms. Christiane Taubira, Minister of Justice of the French Government, responded to the invitation by the International Association of Penal Law and attended the annual official dinner of the Association on the occasion of its Board of Directors’ meeting, which was held on June 12 – 13, 2015. RENFORCE reseacher and president of the AIDP John Vervaele had the honour of welcoming her. A more extensive account of the meeting can be found on the AIDP’s website.