School of Transnational Governance
Students take part in an executive training session at the European University Institute. Photo by the European University InstituteCredit

Executive Trainings 2017

Learning from Conflicts: Approaches to Peace-Building and the Role of Europe

Date: 13-15 December 2017

Place: European University Institute, Florence

Scientific Coordinators: Andrea Ichino (EUI), Luigi Narbone (European External Action Service), Saumitra Jha (Stanford University)

This Executive Training Seminar focuses on approaches to conflict resolution, peace-building and the role that Europe can play in these processes. Participants will learn the knowledge and practice of governance beyond the state by examining three comparative case studies: Syria, Colombia and Ukraine.

The Law, Economics and Practice of EU Banking Resolution

Date: 22-25 November 2017

Place: European University Institute, Florence

Scientific Coordinator: Bart Joosen (VU University, Amsterdam)

This joint course, organised with the Florence School of Banking and Finance, sought to intensify and strengthen knowledge on the part of public authorities, practitioners and academics as well as foster an in-depth dialogue on the merits and challenges in the implementation of the new EU resolution framework.

Protecting Liberal Democracy in Illiberal Times

Date: 15-17 November 2017

Place : European University Institute, Florence

Scientific Coordinator: Carlos Closa (School of Transnational Governance)

This seminar drew upon policy experiences from Europe, Latin America and Africa, with in-depth analysis of how regional organisations have responded to the challenges of authoritarian governments and illiberal democracies in their member states.

Transnational Regulation, Voluntary Standards and Trade

Date: 16-20 October 2017

Place : European University Institute, Florence

Scientific Coordinators: Bernard Hoekman (EUI - RSCAS), Philip Schleifer (University of Amsterdam)

This seminar provided a comprehensive and practical discussion of how business actors and civil society attenuate negative spillovers, address emerging common problems and achieve regulatory objectives in today’s globalised economy.