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Presentation of EAM preliminary findings at international public law conference ICON-S

8 Jul , 2024  

Brussels/Madrid, 8 July 2024: Election-Watch.EU was invited to present preliminary findings of its Election Assessment Mission (EAM) to the 2024 European Elections at a panel of the International Society of Public Law (ICON-S) Annual Conference on “The Future of Public Law: Resilience, Sustainability, and Artificial Intelligence” which took place at the IE University Law School in Madrid, Spain, July 8-10, 2024.

The panel “The 2024 European elections: state of play and way forward” was organised and chaired by María Díaz Crego, Professor of Constitutional Law at the University of Alcalá, Spain, and included the following papers:

María Díaz Crego | University of Alcalá, Professor of Constitutional Law, Spain

The legal framework of the 2024 European elections: a tale about what could have happened and did not happen

Michael Lidauer | Election-Watch.EU, Electoral Expert, Austria

The 2024 European elections seen through the prism of citizens and international election observation

Silvia Kotanidis | European Parliament, Policy Analyst – European Parliamentary Research Service, Italy

The lead candidate process in the 2024 electoral process: a failure or a success?

Rodrigo Cetina Presuel | Barcelona School of Management at Pompeu Fabra University, Senior Lecturer in Law & Public Policy, Spain

Disinformation during the electoral period: regulatory and civil society responses to preserve the integrity of the 2024 European elections

Davide Paris | Bocconi University Milan, Associate Professor of Constitutional Law, Iceland

The right to vote of non-resident citizens in European Parliament elections

Michael Lidauer of Election-Watch.EU explained the background and approach of the EAM and elaborated in particular on key differences and challenges in the European elections, including campaign and campaign finance, conditions for election observation, and the inclusion of underrepresented groups.

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