International interdisciplinary scientific symposium in Osijek

20 March 2013 - Professor Jasna Omejec, President of the Court participated in an International interdisciplinary scientific symposium "Culture, Society, Identity - European Realities" organised by the Josip Juraj Strossmayer University in Osijek and Ivo Pilar Social Sciences Institute in Zagreb, and held in Osijek from 20 to 21 March 2013. International and national experts addressed issues of national identity within the European Union. In her lecture on the European legal identity President Omejec put forward a thesis that the only legal area within which it is possible to cultivate the European legal identity in the European continent is the area of universal civil and political rights protected by the Convention for the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms of the Council of Europe.