The Basque Ombudsman, Manuel Lezertua, has given the lecture ‘’The European Justice of Human Rights’’.

Manuel Lezertua is a prestigious jurist in the field of human rights. During his prominent carrier, it must be highlighted that he has been international officer of the Council of Europe, director of the European commissariat for Human Rights and counsel of European Court of Human Rights.

Thanks to his invaluable experience he has given his vision about the main aspects in the current discussion over the Human Rights within the Council of Europe and the European Union.

This conference has been organised by EUCLIPE Jean Monnet Chair and the europeist association Eurgetxo.

‘’Solidarity in Europe which protects and saves lifes’’ – Christos Stylianides at Deusto University

Christos Stylianides, commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis management, has participates in discussion called ‘’Solidarity in Europe which protects and saves lifes’’ in Deusto University; in which students, professors and the audience could ask him questions about different topics such as the Refugee crisis and the response of the EU to the Africa’s crisis

During the session, the commissioner explained the significant importance of young European citizens participation in the European elections as they have to be who decide the future of Europe.

Students of Loiola Legal Association work with the European guide ¿How to write clearly?

Many people see themselves undefended against administrative and law documents. Against this problem the European Unión has edited in the guide ‘’Cómo escribir con claridad’’ as they believe in that documents which are clear is more effective and it is better understood. That it is known as plain language.

Following that spirit, Clínica Jurídica Loiola1 has developed a lecturer featuring the organization ‘’Lectura Fácil Euskadi Irakurteka Erreza2, to improve the legibility and the comprehension of the documents we write.

The workshop has been given on February the 14th to the students of the Law Faculty of Deusto University

1 Loiola Legal Association            2 Eassy Reading for Basque Country

The EUCLIPE Jean Monnet Chair organises a workshop with secondary school students

In June the eighth, The Euclipe Jean Monnet Chair taught a workshop in the school ‘’Ikasbide’’ entitled ‘’To know better the European Union and its opportunities’’ in collaboration with the Jean Monnet SAPIA module.

Firstly, the students were asked some question related to how important is the influence of the European Union in their daily life. Then, the professor María Luisa Sánchez introduced questions and challenges about the participation of the European citizens and the functioning of the European institutions, whereas the professor Laura Gómez presented the defies of the economic integration. The students worked in groups in order to answers some questions about the current activities of the European Union through the materials given by the Chair and the Europe Direct to Bizkaia Commission.

The EUCLIPE Jean Monnet Chair organises a workshop with students from Jesuits School of Burgos

In June the seventh, The Euclipe Jean Monnet Chair taught a workshop in the school ‘’Jesuitas de Burgos’’ entitled ‘’To know better the European Union and its opportunities’’ in collaboration with the Jean Monnet SAPIA module.

In the workshop, the professor María Luisa Sánchez introduced questions and challenges about the participation of the European citizens and the functioning of the European institutions, whereas the professor Laura Gómez presented the defies of the economic integration. The students worked in groups in order to answers some questions about the current activities of the European Union through the materials given by the Chair and the Europe Direct to Bizkaia Commission.