Program

 

XXVI WJA BIENNIAL CONGRESS
The Rule of Law, Guarantor of Freedom
Peace and Liberty Award

Madrid 2019 – World Law Congress

February 19

OPENING CEREMONY OF THE XXVI BIENNIAL WORLD JURIST ASSOCIATION CONGRESS

Salón Café de Palacio, Teatro Real – Madrid

08:00 – 09:00

Registration

09:00 – 09:30

STATEMENT
  • Dr. Franklin Hoet-Linares, Presidente Global de World Jurist Association
  • Dª Dolores Delgado, Ministra de Justicia de España
  • D. Josep Borrell Fontelles, Ministro de Asuntos Exteriores, Unión Europea y Cooperación
  • D. Carlos Lesmes Serrano, Presidente del Tribunal Supremo y del Consejo General del Poder Judicial
  • D. Juan José González Rivas, Presidente del Tribunal Constitucional de España
  • Dª Victoria Ortega Benito. Presidenta del Consejo General de la Abogacía Española
  • D. José María Alonso, Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid
PANELS

09:30 - 11:30

Panel 1 – Salón Café del Palacio
DEMOCRACY & CONSTITUTION

12:00 – 14:00

Panel 2 – Salón Café del Palacio
PARLIAMENTARY MONARCHIES, DEMOCRACY & THE RULE OF LAW

15:45 – 17:45

Panel 3 – Salón Café del Palacio
MULTILATERALISM AS REQUIREMENT OF THE POLITICAL & ECONOMIC GLOBALIZATION

09:30 – 11:30

Panel 4 – Sala de Orquesta
DEMOCRACY & HUMAN RIGHTS

12:00 – 14:00

Panel 5 – Sala de Orquesta
ETHICS, SUSTAINABILITY & CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

15:45 – 17:45

Panel 6 – Sala Orquesta
DEMOCRACY AND PUBLIC OPINION

09:30 – 11:30

Panel 7 – Salón Goya
DEMOCRACY & INDEPENDENT JUSTICE

12:00 – 14:00

Panel 8 – Salón Goya
SECURITY & DEFENSE AS GUARANTEES FOR SOCIAL AND INSTITUTIONAL STABILITY

15:45 – 17:45

Panel 9 – Salón Goya
THE RIGHT OF DEFENSE: ADVOCACY BEFORE THE NEW GLOBAL & LOCAL BALANCES

09:30 – 11:30

Panel 10 – Salón Felipe V
RULE OF LAW & HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE AMERICAS

SECTORAL PANELS

12:00 – 14:00

Panel 11 – Salón Felipe V
DEMOCRACY & FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION. Eisenhower Fellowships

15:45 – 17:45

Panel 12 – Salón Felipe V
FREEDOM OF COMMUNICATION & TRUTHFULNESS OF INFORMATION. Eisenhower Fellows

09:30 – 11:30

Panel 13 – Salón Arrieta
II INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HUMANIST ECONOMY “MOVING FORWARD”. Fundación Madrid VIVO

12:00 – 14:00

Panel 14- Salón Arrieta
DEMOCRACY & RELIGION: EDUCATION & POLITICAL-RELIGIOUS PLURALITY. Fundación Madrid VIVO

15:45 – 17:45

Panel 15 – Salón Arrieta
THE NOTARIAL PUBLIC FAITH AS SPACE OF FREEDOM & JUSTICE. General Council of Notaries of Spain.

09:30 – 11:30

Panel 16 – Salon Carlos III


LITIGATION FUNDING- A NEW WAY TO ACCESS JUSTICE.
Euro-Latam Lex & International Financial Litigation Network

12:00 – 14:00

Panel 17 – Salón Carlos III


LEGAL PROTECTION OF INVESTMENTS. Euro-Latam Lex & International Financial Litigation Network

15:45 – 17:45

Panel 18 – Salón Carlos III
THE RECORD OF THE 21ST CENTURY. LEGAL SECURITY IN THE INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK: LAW, STATE AND GOVERNMENT.

09:30 – 11:30

Panel 19 – Salón Vergara
XXI INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF COMPARATIVE EUROPEAN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW.

12:00 – 14:00

Panel 20 – Salón Vergara
THE FORMAL AND SUBSTANTIVE RULE OF LAW II. XXI International Congress of Comparative European Constitutional Law.

15:45 – 17:45

Panel 21 – Salón Vergara
THE EXTERNAL DIMENSION OF THE RULE OF LAW. XXI International Congress of Comparative European Constitutional Law.

February 20

PLENARY SESSION

Sala Principal, Teatro Real

09:00 - 10:00

ATTENDEES REGISTRATION

ACT OF AFFIRMING PEACE THROUGH LAW

10:00 – 10:05

OPENING STATEMENT
Ms. Manuel Carmena, Mayor of Madrid
CHAIR:
Ms Benita Ferrero-Waldner, former Commissioner for External Relations and European Union Neighborhood Policy

10:05 – 11:00

STATEMENTS:
  • Mr. Miquel Roca Junyent. Abogado.
  • Prof. Dr. Dainius Žalimas, Presidente del Tribunal Constitucional de la República de Lituania
  • Mr. André Alen, Presidente del Tribunal Constitucional de Bélgica
  • Mr. Valer Dorneanu, Presidente del Tribunal Constitucional de Rumania
  • Mr. Dragoljub Drašković, Presidente del Tribunal Constitucional de Montenegro
  • Mr. Zlatko M. Knežević, Presidente del Tribunal Constitucional de Bosnia y Herzegovina
  • Mr. Stanislav Shevchuk, Presidente del Tribunal Constitucional de Ucrania
  • Mr. Tamás Sulyok, Presidente del Tribunal Constitucional de Hungría
  • Mr. Zaza Tavadze, Presidente del Tribunal Constitucional de Georgia
  • Mr. Miroslav Separovic, Presidente del Tribunal Constitucional Croacia
  • Mr. Milton Ray Guevara, Presidente Tribunal Constitucional República Dominicana
  • Honorary Judge. Walter Samuel Nkanu Onoghen. GCON, Presidente del Tribunal Supremo de Nigeria
  • Mr. Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor Poisot, Presidente de la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos
  • Mr. José Manuel Ramos-Horta, Presidente de Timor Oriental (2007 – 2012) y Premio Nobel de la Paz 1996
‘PEACE THROUGH LAW’ CLOSING STATEMENT

Mr. Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón, Presidente del Gobierno de España

11:00 – 11:30

PAUSA
CLOSING CEREMONY OF THE CONGRESS AND PRESENTATION OF THE WORLD PEACE & LIBERTY AWARD TO H.M. KING FELIPE VI

Sala Principal, Teatro Real

11:30 – 12:00

START OF CEREMONY

12:00 – 12:05

READING OF THE DECLARATION OF MADRID 2019
Mr. Manuel Aragon Reyes, Director of the Congress

12:05 – 12:20

STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE WORLD LAW CONGRESS
Mr. Javier Cremades, Lawyer y President of the World Law Congress

12:20 – 12:25

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE WORLD PEACE & LIBERTY AWARD TO H.M. FELIPE VI
Mr. Franklin Hoet Linares, Worldwide President of the World Jurist Association

12:25 – 12:40

LAUDATIO AND AWARD CEREMONY OF THE WJA WORLD PEACE & LIBERTY AWARD TO H.M. FELIPE VI
Felipe González, Prime Minister of Spain (1982 – 1996)
2nd Laudatio

12:40 – 13:00

SPEECH BY H.M. FELIPE VI

SIDE – EVENT 1

18 February

XXI International Congress of Comparative European ConstitutionalLaw General

Council of Notaries, Madrid

By invitation only

16:00 – 20:00

THE FORMAL AND SUBSTANTIVE RULE OF LAW I

SIDE – EVENT 2

21 February

GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE WORLD JURIST ASSOCIATION (WJA)

Headquarters of the Malaga Bar Association

By Invitation Only

10:00 – 10:15

WELCOME
Mr. Francisco Javier de Lara, President of the Malaga Bar Association

10:15 – 10:25

STATEMENT
Dr. Franklin Hoet-Linares, Worldwide President de WJA

10:25 – 10:35

ELECTION OF THE WJA OFFICIALS
Reading of the Elections Act by WJA Legal Counsel, Mr. Garry Hunter

10:35 – 10:40

NOMINATION OF THE NEW WJA GLOBAL PRESIDENT
Global President Elect of the WJA

10:45 – 10:50

INSTITUTIONAL STATEMENT

Coffee Break

 

CELEBRATION OF INTERNATIONAL LAW DAY

11:30 – 12.30

DEBATE ON THE CURRENT CHALLENGES TO THE RULE OF LAW IN THE WORLD

12:30 – 13:00

INSTITUTIONAL STATEMENT
Global President Elect of the WJA

13:00 – 13:30

AWARD CEREMONY
Global President Elect of the WJA

SIDE – EVENT 3

22 February

By invitation only

10:00 – 14:00

EXCURSION TO THE ‘CAMINITO DEL REY’
Malaga Bar Association of Malaga and the Tourist Board of Malaga

19:00 – 21:00

VISIT TO THE “ENRIQUE OCHOA: “LA MIRADA EN LA MUJER” EXHIBITION.
The Enrique Ochoa Foundation and the ‘Fundación Cajasol’. Fundación Cajasol Exhibition Hall, Plaza. de San Francisco, 1. Seville