Round table "European Integration: Progress, Challenges and Prospects"

May 13, 2016 International round table “European Integration: Progress, Challenges and Prospects” was held at the National University “Odessa Academy of Law”.

The work of the round table was organized in the framework of two panels: “European integration: a view from the inside” and “European integration: Ukrainian dimension”.

Professor of the Ca 'Foscari University Bruce Leimsidor (Italy) with more than 40 years of experience in the field of migration management and law; renowned Austrian politician, former Austrian Minister of Defense Friedhelm Frischenschlager and international consultant on transport law with considerable experience on the approximation of EU legislation and projects in Eastern Europe Martin Horseling (Netherlands) participated as international experts in the round table.

European experts and Odessa scientific school representatives submitted reports and presentations that outlined their sometimes critical perspective on the process of European integration and the European Union's relations with Ukraine in the context of the migration crisis, new European security challenges, as well as the implementation of the Association Agreement between the European Union and Ukraine.

Undergraduate and graduate students as well as faculty staff of the National University “Odessa Academy of Law” participated in the round table.

Materials of the international round table will be published on the website of Odessa Tempus Center that was founded in the framework of the Projects TEMPUS IV «Development of the Master Programme on EU and International Law in Eastern Europe - Inter EU Law East».