Reversing the negative trends in the rule of law across the EU passes through civil society

05 Nov: Reversing the negative trends in the rule of law across the EU passes through civil society

(Source: European Economic and Social Committee)

The conference on Fundamental Rights and Rule of Law held by the European Economic and Social Committee brought into light serious violations and negative trends in the four areas covered by the European Rule of Law Mechanism (justice, corruption, media, checks and balances). The EESC stressed that civil society is a dynamic actor in defending this fundamental principle of the EU.

The conference entitled Civil society perspectives on the European Rule of Law Mechanism organised by the EESC’s Fundamental Rights and Rule of Law (FRRL) Group, was held on 4 November. It offered space for dialogue …