EUR-Lex Workshop - Access & Reuse Conference

EUR-Lex Workshop

EUR-Lex Workshop

Access to EU legal information

EUR-Lex provides free access to EU legal information, including treaties, legislation, preparatory acts, case-law and many other public documents. It is the single most authoritative source of legal documents from the EU. Moreover, EUR-Lex gives access to the Official Journal of the European Union, where the authentic versions of many of these documents are available.

In this session participants had the opportunity to discover how EUR-Lex contributes to a better understanding of EU law among citizens. With speakers from different backgrounds, topics such as how EU law is made, how it can be consulted online and how it affects citizens' lives were covered. The session also looked at the EU legal information resources, with a specific focus on EUR-Lex and its features.

The session was aimed at a wide audience, including academics, students, legal professionals, civil servants and anyone with an interest in EU law.

António Carneiro

António Carneiro

Director at the Publications Office of the European Union


Agenda Eur-Lex workshop

Workshop Agenda

Brussels, Charlemagne building, 21 March 2016

  • 14:00 - 14:05  Welcome and introduction by António Carneiro
    Director for Dissemination and Reuse, Publications Office of the EU
  • 14:05 - 14:10  EUR-Lex — an introduction
    Cécilia Charlier and Gregor Ramuš, EUR-Lex team, Publications Office of the EU
  • 14:10 - 14:25  What are the resources to find EU law?
    Cosimo Monda, Senior Lecturer, Head of Information, Documentation, Publications and Marketing Services, European Institute of Public Administration presentation by Cosimo Monda
  • 14:25 - 14:40  Publishing EU law: the Official Journal of the EU
    Jacques Schillings, Deputy Head of Unit, Official Journals and Case-Law, Publications Office of the EU presentation by Jacques Schillings
  • 14:45 - 14:55  The power of language — EU law is accessible to all
    Mihaela Lupu, Head of Translations and Operations, TALK finance translation services  presentation by Mihaela Lupu
  • 14:55 - 15:15  Questions
  • 15:30 - 15:45  Beyond legislation in force: from preparatory acts to implementing measures
    Beyond legislation in force: from preparatory acts to implementing measures, Marcin Baryń, Head of Sector, Documentary Management and Legal Analysis, Publications Office of the EU presentation by Marcin Baryn
  • 15:45 - 16:00  EU law: democracy and transparency
    Miriam Sort Ticó, Director at Territory and Sustainability Departament for Catalonia Central Area, former Head of Service of Legal Analysis and Dissemination, Portal Jurídic de Catalunya, Catalonia OJ and Publications Institution  presentation by Miriam Sort
  • 16:00 - 16:15  Transparency and privacy
    Anna Buchta, Head of Litigation and Institutional Policy, Policy and Consultation, European Data Protection Supervisor  presentation by Anna Buchta
  • 16:15 - 16:35  Questions
  • 16:35 - 16:45  Conclusion
    Ioannis Petrakakis, Senior Expert, Secretariat-General, Evaluation, Regulatory Fitness and Performance Unit, European Commission

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