Constitutional patriotism in Europe
This Event is organized in cooperation with the daily “Die Presse”
Discussion as part of the Wirtschaft Wissenschaft Unplugged series
How important are individual countries’ constitutional principles in the EU? How important is constitutional patriotism in Europe? What’s the role of the constitutional courts, and how can tensions with European courts be addressed? The president of the French Constitutional Council and the president of Austria’s Constitutional Court will be discussing the role of constitutional courts in Europe, offering fascinating first-hand insights.
Laurent Fabius, President of the French Constitutional Council
Christoph Grabenwarter, President of the Austrian Constitutional Court, Professor at the Institute for European and International Law, WU Vienna
Ursula Plassnik, former Austrian Minister of Foreign Affairs, former Austrian Ambassador to Bern and Paris
Anne-Catherine Simon, journalist for the daily newspaper “Die Presse”
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