EULawSD Joins Final Conference of the BeSEC Jean Monnet Project

The academic staff of the Jean Monnet Module in European Union Law and Sustainable Development (EULawSD) is pleased to announce that the final conference of the Jean Monnet Project on ‘Boosting European Security Law and Policy (BeSEC)‘ will take place on Google Meet from 18 to 20 June 2020, hosted by the Department of Law of the University of Siena.

In what is an important example of cooperation and networking between Jean Monnet activities, the EULawSD module has partnered with the BeSEC project, which is coordinated by Professor Marco Ventura, ever since its inception. The EULawSD staff has also contributed to the organisation of this final conference, and will be present in forces during its sessions.

Professor Riccardo Pavoni and Professor Alessandro Palmieri have been part of the conference’s Scientific/Organising Committee, and will be in charge of the general conclusions at the end of the closing session of the conference. Professor Pavoni will also chair the first session on 18 June, which will feature keynote addresses by leading scholars such as Jan Wouters, Pavel Sturma, Roberto Pardolesi and fellow EULawSD team member Federico Lenzerini (the theme of Lenzerini’s address will be ‘The Common European Asylum System: Recent Challenges and (Still) Unresolved Problems’).

To join the virtual conference, it is still possible to send a request to the Secretariat of the Conference via Isabella Masè ( or Giammaria Milani (

To read more about the conference, visit the news item on the website of the University of Siena or the official page of the BeSEC project. You can also download the agenda of the conference here.

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