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Max Planck Trialogues Workshop: the third Trialogue workshop, dealing with the international law on reparations for victims of armed conflict, took place on 10-11 November 2017.


"Protecting European Union Values: Breaches of Article 2 TEU and Their Consequences", Conference hosted by the MPIL and the University of Warsaw Faculty of Law and Administration, 14-15 September 2017.

Protecting and Advancing the Rule of Law in Europe, 28-30 June hosted at the MPIL.

The conference dealt with the ongoing crisis in the European Union regarding the protection of the rule of law in Member States and the measures proposed to deal with this crisis. We were delighted to welcome groups from both Hungary and Poland, including from the University of Warsaw, with which the institute will host a related conference in Warsaw in September (13-15 September). High-ranking members of several courts will also be attending.


The twelfth Franco-German Ph.D. seminar organised within the framework of the Deutsch-Französischen Doktorandenkollegs in partnership with the Franco-German program HeiParisMax, took place at the MPIL from the 7th to the 9th of June 2017.


Professor J. H. H. Weiler (NYU) taught the 6th Max Planck Master Class in International Law (15-18 May 2017) on "How to Read Decisions of the European Court of Justice".

Remedies against Immunity?

The Conference "Reconciling International and Domestic Law after the Italian Constitutional Court’s Sentenza 238/2014", took place 11 – 13 May 2017 at Villa Vigoni, Italy.

Max Planck Trialogues Workshop: The Applicability of International Humanitarian Law, took place 30-31 March 2017.



From 6-7 December 2016 the Seminario Latinoamericano - "El Ius Constitutionale Commune en América Latina y las estructuras del Estado" took place at the Max- Planck- House

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Max Planck Trialogues Workshop: Self-defence against Non-state Actors, took place 4-5 November 2016.