Raul Garcia Hemonnet
The Rey Juan Carlos University has recently hosted the first official presentation in Spanish of a book that analyzes the first 70 years of European legislation.
The work is divided into four parts that review how the EU legislative framework has provided more rights to European citizens over the years. In addition, the way in which European legislation has guaranteed free competition in the internal market is also developed. Likewise, a large part of the text is dedicated to highlighting the role of the Commission as a first-level legal actor in European law.
The book is prefaced by Úrsula Von Der Leyen, president of the European Commission.
The event was attended by the rector of the Rey Juan Carlos University, Javier Ramos, who noted that “thanks to European regulations, the way in which universities interact and collaborate throughout Europe has been transformed, creating a stronger and more academic community. cohesive”
In this sense, Ramos added that "since the founding of our university we have faced the challenges of European institutions: the implementation of the ERAMUS program and the Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe programs, the Jean Monnet actions, the creation of the European Teaching Area Higher, and recently, participation in the European University Alliance EULiST.”
Regarding the ERASMUS program, the author of the book, Daniel Calleja, pointed out that it has led to an important strengthening of ties between the citizens of the union. Calleja indicated that all legislative development has been, in these 70 years, at the service of citizens and the improvement of their living conditions.
The presentation of the event was carried out by the dean of the Faculty of Legal and Political Sciences, María Enciso. After the author's presentation, a dialogue took place in which Angelines Cano, deputy vice-rector for International Relations and professor of European Union Law, and Jesús González, journalist from Canal Europa, participated. In this conversation, topics such as immigration or the enlargement of the Union, among others, were addressed.