Τhe European Public Law Organization (EPLO) organized on February 14, 2020 at the EPLO Regional Office in Villa Santa Maria at Cascais Portugal, the First Meeting of the Scientific Advisory Council of the EPLO in Cascais.
Τhe Scientific Advisory Council is composed of members of the Scientific Council of the EPLO and the meeting was attended by: Professor Jose Manuel Sérvulo Correia, President, Professor Maria da Glória García, Vice-President and the members: Mr Bernardo Diniz de Ayala, Dr. Mafalda Ferreira, Professor Rui Medeiros, Professor Luis-Maria Diez-Picaso, Professor Spyros Vlachopoulos, as well the representatives of other Portuguese Universities to the Board of the EPLO such as Professor Anna Maria Guerra Martins, and Professor Rui Lanceiro.
During the meeting the members dealt with a number of important issues such us: the New Global Rule-of-Law Initiative in the UN, the relationship with the Ibero-American General Secretariat -Secretaría General Iberoamericana (SEGIB) and with the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP). In the meeting was also discussed this year’s conference in Cascais in October 2020.
Scientific Council of the EPLO and the meeting was attended by: Professor Jose Manuel Sérvulo Correia, President, Professor Maria da Glória García, Vice-President and the members: Mr Bernardo Diniz de Ayala, Dr. Mafalda Ferreira, Professor Rui Medeiros, Professor Luis-Maria Diez-Picaso, Professor Spyros Vlachopoulosl
Mr. Ruben Eiras, the EPLO/ISD Blue Platform Coordinator during his visit to the EPLO facilities in Cascais with Ms Christina Deligianni from the Institute of Sustainable Development of the EPLO
The EPLO has formally established the Blue Accelerators Platform for Sustainable Ocean Economy (in brief: the EPLO/ISD Blue Platform), as part of the EPLO Institute for Sustainable Development, its seat being at the facilities of EPLO in Cascais, Portugal and aiming to contribute at the achievement of smart governance of the Ocean based on SDGs. The Institute for Sustainable Development of EPLO has been established with the aim to support all forms of Sustainable Development and the implementation of the SDGs, through policy, best practices, capacity building, training and research. Sustainable Blue Economy falls within its mandate, and this field is a key development sector for the European Union and the rest of the world, with the European Commission supporting Sustainable Blue Economy, and with an updated Action Plan of the Atlantic strategy Group.
Mr. Ruben Eiras, PhD, former Director General for Maritime Policy of the Ministry of the Sea of Portugal, has been appointed the EPLO/ISD Blue Platform Coordinator and visited the EPLO facilities in Cascais on Monday, July 20th, 2020 to officially launch the EPLO/ISD Blue Platform
Professor Spyridon Flogaitis, the Mayor of Cascais Carlos Carreiras, Professor Giuliano Amato and some of the greatest experts in European Law took part in the International Conference of Cascais
The EPLO Director, Professor Spyridon Flogaitis, the Mayor of Cascais, Carlos Carreiras, with Giuliano Amato, former Prime Minister of Italy
H.E. the President of the Portuguese Republic Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa during his video message
The EPLO co-organized with the Municipality of Cascais on May 2 and 3, 2019 at Cascais Portugal an international conference on the broad thematic of “The European Union and its Citizens” in which were discussed “The Relevance and Value of European Integration” and “The Actions of the EU for its Citizens“. Ιn view of BREXIT and the upcoming elections for the European Parliament, this is definitely a crucial year for the European Union.
The EPLO is present in the area with its new premises located in the city of Cascais which have been kindly offered to the International Organization by the Republic of Portugal.