Kazimieras Simonavičius University has joined the European Parliament to Campus initiative! On February 25 Hans-Olaf Henkel, a former Member of the European Parliament, gave a lecture to students of the KSU Law study programme on the EU’s role in strengthening human rights, the rule of law and democracy. Students had fruitful discussion with the invited lecturer and KSU professor dr. Dalia Perkumienė. Such event enriched KSU studies with international experience. The topic of the lecture was especially relevant in the current context of events in Ukraine.
The lecturer obtained education at Hamburg University of Economics and Politics. 2014-2019 was a Member of European Parliament: Vice-Chair in the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, participated in the activities of Committee of Inquiry into Emission Measurements in the Automotive Sector and Subcommittee on Human Rights. Here you may find more information about Mr. Henkel activities in EP.
The lecture was organised in cooperation with The European Parliament Former Members Association (FMA), which brings together more than 800 former MEPs from all EU countries and across the whole political spectrum. Its aim is to inform the citizens of the European Union about EU policies, decisions, institutions and opportunities to participate in legislation and to build a better Europe by involving former MEPs in their work.