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Within the framework of a research project on the "Post-modern Challenges of Transnational Law for the European Union", run by prof. Matej Avbelj, the Graduate School od Government and European Studies with support of the Slovenian Research Agency organizes a Workshop "The Concept and Conceptions of Transnational and Global Law". Workshop will be held on Thursday,  June  18th, 2015 at 16:30h, on Cankarjevo nabrežje 11, Ljubljana, Slovenia (Lecture room P4).

Speakers:

Professor Neil Walker (University of Edinburgh)

Professor Mattias Kumm (NYU School of Law in WZB Berlin)

Professor Gianluigi Palombella (University of Parma)

Dr Jose Manuel Baretto (University of Bonn)

Professor Matej Avbelj (GSG Kranj)

The attendance at the workshop is free of charge, but subject to prior registration by June 10th 2015 to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

On Friday, 23 January 2015, the Graduate School of Government and European Studies held its formal graduation ceremony for those graduates who successfully completed their studies during the 2014 calendar year. The ceremonial speaker was Jan Zobec, a Constitutional Court judge.

On Thursday, 16 January 2014, the ceremonial awarding of diplomas and commendations of the Graduate School of Government and European Studies took place in Brdo pri Kranju. The ceremonial speaker at the event was the dean, Assist. Prof. Matej Avbelj, PhD, while the string quartet Podokničarji ensured a lively accompaniment.

On 21 January 2013, the ceremonial awarding of diplomas and commendations for graduates of the Graduate School of Government and European Studies took place in Brdo pri Kranju. The ceremonial speaker was Prof. Ernest Petrič, PhD, while the string quartet Podokničarji helped make it an even more special occasion.

2013 – 2015

The Graduate School of Government and European Studies, in the mass of more than 400 applications from all over Europe, was granted the Jean Monnet Module, co-financed by the European Commission for a period of 3 years, from 2013 to 2015. The purpose of the module run by Assoc. Prof. Matej Avbelj, PhD, is to organise the introductory lectures to the extent of 40 hours on the topic the "Foundations of Law and Policies of the European Union".

Content: On Friday, 13 January 2012, the Graduate School of Government and European Studies held its formal graduation ceremony for those graduates who successfully completed their studies during the 2011 calendar year. The dean invited one of the most recognised Slovenian philosophers and theologians, Janez Juhant, PhD, to be the ceremonial speaker. The string quartet from the Music Academy made sure that the event was a special one.

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On Friday, 14 January 2011, the Graduate School of Government and European Studies held its formal graduation ceremony for master's (109) and doctoral (4) graduates who successfully completed their studies during the 2010 calendar year. The dean invited a ceremonial speaker who has for many years, first in academia, more recently in civil-social circles both in Slovenia and the European Union, endeavoured to contribute to the common mental breakthrough and hunted for new ways, new strategies that would give us all a new developmental impetus and drive us to create a better, fairer future. Prof. Žiga Turk, PhD, professor at the University of Ljubljana, former minister of development and general secretary of the Reflection Group on the Future of the European Union, gave an encouraging and inspiring speech.

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2010-2014

Nowadays, human rights are systematically violated all around the world. Countries are primarily responsible for the respect, protection and realisation of human rights. But what happens if a country cannot fulfil its primary human rights responsibilities? Do other countries have transnational obligations to help those countries protect human rights= What responsibility do these other players (companies and international organisations) have as part of the international community?

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