Seminar on International and Comparative Labour Law – Venice, Italy

“Fundamental Social Rights in the Age of Globalization”

1-10 July, 2014


Seminar on International and Comparative Labour Law – Venice, Italy

Draft Agenda

Monday, June 30th, 2014

Arrival of participants

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

9:00 a.m. Welcoming of participants
Prof. Carlo Carraro – Magnificent Rector, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
Prof. Adrian Goldin – President, ISLSSL (International Society for Labour and Social Security Law)
Prof. G. Santoro-Passarelli – President, AIDLASS (Italian Society for Labour and Social Security Law)
10:00 a.m. Fundamental Social Rights in International Labour Law
Speakers:
Dr. Giuseppe Casale – Director ILO, Secretary-General of ISLSSL
Prof. Jean-Michel Servais – Former Director ILO, Honorary President of ISLSSL
Afternoon Working groups and discussion

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Morning Fundamental Social Rights in European Law
Speakers:
Prof. Antoine Lyon-Caen – University of Paris Nanterre La Défense
Prof. Manfred Weiss – Emeritus Professor at the J.W. Goethe University of Frankfurt
Afternoon Working groups and discussion

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Morning The model of integration between social rights and international trade
Speakers:
Prof. Adalberto Perulli – Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
Prof. Lance Compa – Cornell ILR School, Ithaca, New York
Afternoon Working groups and discussion

Friday, July 4th, 2014

Morning The role of transnational collective bargaining in promoting fundamental rights at work
Speakers:
Prof. Adrian Goldin – Emeritus Professor of the University of San Andrés and Titular of the University of Buenos Aires
Prof. Tiziano Treu – Emeritus Professor, Catholic University of Milan
Afternoon Working groups and discussion

Saturday, July 5th, 2014

Visit to the Doge’s Palace, the Accademia Gallery, and the Guggenheim Museum

Sunday, July 6th, 2014

Walk to the islands of the Venetian Lagoon

Monday, July 7th, 2014

Morning The role of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR)
Speaker:
Prof. Florence Benoît-Rohmer – University of Strasbourg, Secretary-General EIUC (European Inter-University Center for Human Rights and Democratisation)
The role of the European Court of Justice (ECJ)
Speaker:
Prof. Silvana Sciarra – University of Florence
The role of Constitutional Courts
Speaker:
Prof. Fernando Valdes Dal Re – Complutense University of Madrid, Judge of the Constitutional Court of Spain
Afternoon Working groups and discussion

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Morning New instruments of promotion of fundamental social rights. Corporate Social Responsibility and the role of “soft law”
Speakers:
Prof. Fabrizio Marrella – Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
Prof. Riccardo Del Punta – University of Florence
Dr. Laura Vannucci – SI.A.CO, CSR Supervisor
Dr. Franco Furnò – Ex-CEO Mondo di Gucci, Ex-CEO Benetton
Afternoon Working groups and discussion

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Working Groups

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Morning Reports by the Working Groups and general discussion
Afternoon Conclusion
Prof. Adalberto Perulli – Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
Prof. Gaetano Zilio Grandi – Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
Prof. Vania Brino – Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

Participants will be housed in the University Residence Junghans (www.esuvenezia.it).

Registration fee, which includes accommodation, breakfast, city-transport (vaporetto), meals (2 plus 2 coffee breaks per day), administration is 1,000 Euros. The lectures will be given in English. Working Groups will use English, Spanish, French and Italian. The four tutors for the duration of the seminar are: Marco Biasi (PhD in labour law), Vania Brino (PhD, Prof. of international labour law), Valentina Cagnin (PhD in labour law) and Giuseppe Paone (PhD in labour law).

Direction and Coordination: Prof. Adalberto Perulli.

International Scientific Committee: G. Casale, L. Compa, A. Goldin, A. Lyon Caen, S. Sciarra, J-M. Servais, T. Treu, F. Valdés dal Re, M. Weiss.

Registration period: March 1 – May 30, 2014

Applications must be submitted to: dirittodellavoro@unive.it

Please note that the ISLSSL offers six scholarships of 1,000 Euros each, with a view to
covering registration fees, aimed at facilitating the participation of legal scholars of less than 40
years. The procedure for applying to the scholarship will be communicated soon.

Seminar on international and comparative labour law in cooperation with:

UMANA S.p.A.

Global Economics and Social Affairs Master (GESAM) - Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Master Lavoro

European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC)