Jean Monnet Center of Excellence launches magazine with articles on law and international relation
The Jean Monnet Center of Excellence at the Rio de Janeiro Law School (FGV Direito Rio) is launching the first volume of its academic journal with a selection of course completion works, prepared by students from the EU-South American School of Global Governance, in 2019 and in the first semester of 2020.
The course is interdisciplinary and addresses issues related to law, international relations and policies. “Interdisciplinarity is a key element which makes the course attractive; this is reflected in the publication. Works presented are related to subjects covered on the course, but are not limited to them”, explains Paula Wojcikiewicz Almeida, coordinator of the publication which includes 14 contributions on important current themes from the Center of Excellence’s three lines of research.
In the first part, Global Regulation, papers are presented on Migration Governance (Daniel Pimentel); the relationship between the Paris Agreement and a potential free trade agreement between the EU and Mercosur (Julia de Araujo and Katherine Abbade), a comparison of personal data regulations in Brazil and in the EU (Laila Neves Lorenzon), as well as reflections on European integrated maritime policy (Taíssi de Medeiros).
In the second part, Global Litigation, there are discussions on the possible lessons from the EU Court of Justice for integration in South America (Caio Ovelheiro); an analysis of the Gambia case v. Myanmar at the International Court of Justice (Giulia Romay); the standardization of law in the EU and Mercosur (Karina Ribeiro); the European Commission's role as amicus curiae in the case of Electrabel v. Republic of Hungary at ICSID (Mariana Muniz and Rodrigo Bellotti); and the problem of human rights in investment arbitration (Raphaela Azevedo).
The third part, Human Rights and Democracy, has analysis of the rule of law in Poland and Hungary is (Diana Lise and Gabriel Quintans); the European crises and the post-Western world (Diana Rodriguez and Jady Schulz); the effectiveness of Article 7 as a tool for enforcing the Rule of Law in the EU (Eduardo Sarmento); the balance of European Governance in the face of the democratic deficit (Giulia dos Prazeres); as well as recent implications on Identity and Nationalism in the EU (Rafaela Peixoto).
The magazine will have ten volumes like the Journal of the European Union Law Program, published under Jean Module Monnet Projects (2010-2013) and Cátedra Jean Monnet (2015-2018), also financed by the European Commission.
Among the activities at the Jean Monnet Center of Excellence is the innovative course on Global Governance in the European Union and South America, the EU-South American School of Global Governance, part of the EU's objective of stimulating education, research and reflection on themes related to European integration in higher education institutions both inside the Union and internationally. It is with this same objective that the first volume of the magazine is published, which includes works by students from the Rio de Janeiro Law School (FGV Direito Rio) and external students.
The magazine is available at FGV’s Digital Library.
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