On 21 July, Ms Michèle Coninsx, President of Eurojust, hosted the visit of Mr Ernst Hirsch Ballin, President and member of the Board of Directors of the T.M.C. Asser Instituut.
Professor Hirsch Ballin started his duties as President and Board member in January 2015. He is Professor of human rights law at the University of Amsterdam and Professor of Dutch and European constitutional law at Tilburg University. He has also served as the Minister of Justice in the Netherlands three times, during the period 1989 – 2010.
Ms Coninsx and Professor Hirsch Ballin held constructive discussions on developing cooperation between Eurojust and the T.M.C. Asser Instituut.
(Source: TMC Asser Instituut’s website)
The T.M.C. Asser Instituut, founded in 1965, is the Netherlands’ unique, inter-university research centre focusing on fundamental and applied research in the areas of public and private international law, European Law and International and European sports law. Core activities also include publishing, postgraduate education/ PhD candidate guidance, executive training, and knowledge dissemination and valorisation of research output on a national and international level.
Throughout 2015, the Institute will celebrate its 50th anniversary, notably with a series of topical symposiums, an edited volume and a stakeholder meeting at the end of the year.