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CONSTITUTION, DEMOCRACY AND FREEDOM
     THE RULE OF LAW, GUARANTOR OF FREEDOM
                       MADRID, FEBRUARY 19/20
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Topic: The Rule of Law, Guarantor of Freedom
Acknowledgement: WJA Peace & Liberty Award
Declaration of Madrid 2019 - World Law Congress

Format: 10 Theme-Based Panels and 11 Specific Sector Panels that will provide a summary of
conclusions for the Declaration of Madrid 2019 - World Law Congress
Official Languages: English and Spanish

Roles: Keynote Speaker, Chair, Panelist and Scribe.

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                                     February 19
                    OPENING CEREMONY OF THE XXVI BIENNIAL
                     WORLD JURIST ASSOCIATION CONGRESS
                             Salón Café de Palacio, Teatro Real – Madrid

08:00 – 09:00   Registration

09:00 – 09:30   STATEMENT

                •    Dr. Franklin Hoet-Linares, Worldwide President of the World Jurist Association

                •    Ms. Dolores Delgado, Minister of Justice of Spain

                •    Mr. Josep Borrell Fontelles, Minister for Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation
                     (Spain)

                •    Mr. Carlos Lesmes Serrano, President of the Spanish Supreme Court and the General
                     Council of the Judiciary
                •    Mr. Juan José González Rivas, President of the Constitutional Court of Spain

                •    Ms. Victoria Ortega Benito. President of the General Council of Spanish Lawyers

                •    Mr. José María Alonso, Madrid Bar Association

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                                                      PANELS

09:30 – 11:30           Panel 1 – Salón Café de Palacio

                        DEMOCRACY & CONSTITUTION

TOPICS

•   Constitutional Democracy as the only legitimate and effective democracy
•   The Rule of Law and democracy. The rule of law and its defense
•   A current crisis in political representation? The role of the political parties
•   The values of constitutional democracy facing the challenges posed by populism, fundamentalism and exclusive
    nationalism.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

•   Mr. Manuel Aragón Reyes, Professor Emeritus of Constitutional Law, Magistrate Emeritus of the Constitutional
    Court of Spain, and Honorary Academician of the Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation of Spain

CHAIR

•   Mr. Álvaro Rodríguez Bereijo, President Emeritus of the Constitutional Court of Spain

PANELISTS

•   Ms. Paloma Biglino Campos, Professor of Constitutional Law at the University of Valladolid, Spain
•   Ms. Teresa Freixes, Professor of Constitutional Law at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) and
    Professor of Jean Monnet ad personam
•   Mr. Osvaldo Hurtado Larrea, President of Ecuador (1981-1984)
•   Hon. Judge Walter Samuel Nkanu Onoghen. GCON, Chief Justice of Nigeria
•   Ms. Amelia Valcárcel, Council of State for the Spanish Government, Spain
•   Mr. Armin von Bogdandy, Director of the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law
    in Heidelberg and Professor of Public Law at the Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

SCRIBE

•   Lawyer

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12:00 – 14:00           Panel 2 – Salón Café de Palacio

                        PARLIAMENTARY MONARCHIES, DEMOCRACY & THE RULE OF LAW
TOPICS
•   The incomprehensive disinterest of political science in parliamentary monarchies
•   Some facts: monarchies, parliamentary monarchies, democracy and institutional quality
•   The hereditary head of state: active or passive?
•   The nonpartisanship of kings
•   The short and long term of democratic politics
•   The monarchy as a facilitator of change
•   Monarchy and Transitions to Democracy
•   The King as Chief Ambassador
•   European monarchies in a united Europe

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

•   Mr. Emilio Lamo de Espinosa, President of the Elcano Royal Institute

CHAIR

•   Prof. Dr. Araceli Mangas, Professor of International Law and member of the Royal Academy of Moral and Political
    Sciences

PANELISTS

•   Mr. Manuel Aragón Reyes, Professor Emeritus of Constitutional Law, Magistrate Emeritus of the Constitutional
    Court of Spain, and Honorary Academician of the Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation of Spain
•   Ms. Yolanda Gómez Sánchez, Director of the Center for Political and Constitutional Studies of Spain
•   Mr. Robert Hazell, Professor of Government and the Constitution at University College London, and author of ‘The
    Queen at 90: the Changing Role of the Monarchy, and Future Challenges’, United Kingdom
•   Mr. Juan José Laborda, President of the Spanish Senate (1989–1996) and Professor of ‘Parliamentary Monarchy’
    at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain
•   Mr. Charles Powell, Professor of History at the CEU San Pablo University, Spain & Director of the Network for the
    Study of Contemporary Monarchies (REMCO)
•   Mr. Göran Rollnert Liern, Professor of Constitutional Law at the Universitat de València, Spain, Author of several
    publications on the monarchy and coordinator of the book “European Monarchies in the 21st Century”
SCRIBE
•   Ms. Teresa Zueco, Partner at DLA Piper
•   Ms. Rocio García, Senior Associate at DLA Piper.

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•   15:45 – 17:45               Panel 3 – Salón Café de Palacio
                        MULTILATERALISM AS REQUIREMENT FOR POLITICAL & ECONOMIC
                        GLOBALIZATION

TOPICS

•   The challenge of multilateralism in international relations
•   Sustainability as a right and obligation. The United Nations 2030 Agenda
•   The international society and the paradigm for global governance. New scenarios in international relations in the
    21st Century
•   Climate Change. The Paris Agreement. New sources of clean energy
•   Responsibility of public authorities and social entities for the basic needs of individuals and groups

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

•   Mr. Javier Solana, former Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, NATO (1995 – 1999) and
    High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy (1999 – 2009)

CHAIR

•   Ms. Berit-Reiss Andersen, Partner at DLA Piper Global Law Firm, Chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, State
    Secretary for the Minister of Justice and Police (1996-1997), and President of the Norwegian Bar Association
    (2008-2012)

PANELISTS

•   Mr. Enrique V. Iglesias, Secretary-General of the Ibero-American General Secretariat (2005-2014)
•   Mr. Yves Leterme, Secretary General of the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA),
    Prime Minister of Belgium (2009-2011)
•   Mr. Enrico Letta, former Prime Minister of Italy (2013-2014)
•   Mr. Pedro Pires, President of Cape Verde (2001-2011)
•   Mr. Rosen Plevneliev, Director of ‘Solutions for the Future Foundation’, President of Bulgaria (2012-2017)
•   Mr. Danilo Türk, Chair of the United Nations Global High Level Panel on Water and Peace, Chair of the Global
    Fairness Initiative, President of Slovenia (2007-2012)

SCRIBE

•   Ms. Cecilia de la Hoz, Partner at EY

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09:30 – 11:30            Panel 4 – Sala de Orquesta
                         DEMOCRACY & HUMAN RIGHTS
TOPICS

•   Human rights, basis for democracy. National and international protection of human rights
•   Human rights and personal diversity: women, nationalities, immigration
•   Human rights and social inequality: value and effectiveness of social rights
•   Human rights, globalization and the 4th Industrial Revolution: universality of human rights; international legal
    guarantees
•   Human rights and internationalization of free trade: labor market and robotic
•   Human rights and digitalization

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

•   Ms. María Emilia Casas Baamonde, President Emeritus of the Constitutional Court of Spain, Professor of Labor
    and Social Security Law

CHAIR

•   Ms. Benita Ferrero-Waldner, European Commissioner for External Relations & European Neighborhood Policy
    (2009-2010)

PANELISTS

•   Mr. Eugèni Gay Montalvo, Dean Emeritus of the Barcelona Bar Association and Vice-President of the
    Constitutional Court of Spain (2011-2012)
•   Mr. Aubrey de Grey, PhD (University of Cambridge), Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer (CSO) of the SENS
    Research Foundation, Silicon Valley, California, USA
•   Mr. Johann Kriegler, Judge of the Constitutional Court of South Africa (1994–2002)
•   Mr. Andrés Pastrana, President of Colombia (1998-2002)
•   Mr. Humberto A. Sierra Porto, Judge and former President of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (2014-
    2015), Magistrate of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Colombia (2004-2012)
•   Mr. Juan José Solozábal Echavarría, Professor of Constitutional Law at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid,
    Spain
•   Ms. Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga, President of Latvia (1999-2007) and President of the Club de Madrid

SCRIBE

•   Mr. Juan Carlos Gutiérrez, President of the Human Rights Institute of the World Jurist Association
•   Ms. Cruz Sánchez de Lara, Lawyer at ‘Sánchez de Lara Abogados’ and President of THRibune: Tribune for
    Human Rights

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12:00 – 14:00          Panel 5 – Sala de Orquesta
                       ETHICS, SUSTAINABILITY & CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

TOPICS

•   Capital and government: private and public sectors in economic development
•   Capital and social returns: the public dimension of large corporations
•   Business ethics, climate change and corporate governance
•   Prevention and control of economic crises as a challenge for democracy
•   Lawyers, ethics and corporate governance as a way of influencing company behavior

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

•   Ms. Adela Cortina Orts, Director of the ‘Fundación ÉTNOR’, Spain

CHAIR

•   Dr. Fernando Peláez Pier, Founding Partner at Hoet Peláez Castillo & Duque and President of the International
    Bar Association (IBA) (2009 – 2010), Venezuela

PANELISTS

•   Mr. José María Beneyto, Professor of International Law and International Relations, Professor of the Jean Monnet
    and Director of the Institute of European Studies at Universidad CEU San Pablo, former Vice-President of the
    Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Spain
•   Mr. Jonathan Goldsmith, Advisor to the Board of Directors of the European Lawyers Foundation, Secretary
    General of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of the European Union (CCBE) (2002-2015), United Kingdom
•   Mr. Juan José López Burniol, Vice President of the Banking Foundation of Caixa d'Estalvis i Pensions de
    Barcelona "la Caixa"
•   Dr. Cecilia Sosa Gómez, President (1996-2000) and Magistrate (1989-2000) of the Supreme Court of Justice,
    Venezuela

SCRIBE

•   Mr. Ignacio Arágon, Partner of Cremades & Calvo-Sotelo Abogados and Associate Professor of Commercial Law
    at the Complutense University of Madrid.

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15:45 – 17:45            Panel 6 - Sala Orquesta
                         DEMOCRACY AND PUBLIC OPINION

TOPICS

•   Formation of public opinion and political discourse. Public and private media
•   Communication and social influence in a networked world
•   Protection of privacy
•   The influence of social media on political communication

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

•   Mr. Juan Luis Cebrián, Journalist, Writer & Spanish Businessman, Founder and former Director of ‘Diario El País
    de España’ and Academician at the Royal Spanish Academy

CHAIR

•   Mr. Luis Abril, Senior Adviser at ‘Corporate Strategies’

PANELISTS

•   Mr. Leonel Fernández, President of the Dominican Republic (2004 – 2012)
•   Ms. Iris Jones, WJA President for North America, Director of Business Development and Marketing at McNees
    Law, and President of the International Municipal Lawyers Association, (2000-2001) United States
•   Prof. Dr. Vasco Pereira da Silva, Professor at the Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
•   Mr. Milton Ray Guevara, President of the Constitutional Court of the Dominican Republic
•   Ms. Viviane Reding, Vice-President of the European Commission (2010-2014), European Commissioner for
    Education, Culture, Youth, Media and Sport (1999–2004), European Commissioner for Information Society and
    Media (2004–2010), Member of the European Parliament for Luxembourg (1989–1999)
•   Judge Hon. GE Xiaoyan, President of the Jiangxi High People's Court of the People's Republic of China

SCRIBE

•   Ms. Cecilia Rosende, Doctor of Law, Principal Associate at Garrigues and Associate Professor of Private
    International Law at the Complutense University of Madrid.

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09:30 – 11:30            Panel 7 – Salón Goya
                         DEMOCRACY & INDEPENDENT JUSTICE

TOPICS

•   Institutionalism and objectivity in the judicial organization and its decisions
•   The judicial adherence to Human Rights. The judicial control of constitutionality
•   International justice: the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court
•   The dialogue between jurisdictions

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

•   Mr. Eduardo Torres-Dulce Lifante, former Attorney General to the Spanish State (2011-2014)

CHAIR

•   Ms. Encarnación Roca, Vice-President of the Constitutional Court of Spain

PANELISTS

•   Ms. Maria Lúcia Amaral, Portuguese Ombudsman and Professor of Law at the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa,
    Portugal
•   Mr. Luís María Díez-Picazo, President of the Third Chamber of the Supreme Court of Spain and Professor of
    Constitutional Law
•   Dr. Román Duque Corredor, former Magistrate of the Supreme Court of Justice of Venezuela, Professor of
    Constitutional Law, former President of the Academy of Political and Social Sciences and of the Venezuelan
    Arbitration Association, Venezuela
•   Dr. LIU Miaoxiang, Highest Judge of the Supreme People's Court of the People's Republic of China
•   Mr. Renan Villacis, Secretary for the Assembly of States Parties of the International Criminal Court, Ecuador

SCRIBE

•   Ainhoa Vega, Partner of Araoz & Rueda.
•   Ángel S. Freire, Senior Associate at Araoz & Rueda

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12:00 – 14:00          Panel 8 – Salón Goya
                       SECURITY & DEFENSE AS GUARANTEES FOR SOCIAL AND INSTITUTIONAL
                       STABILITY

TOPICS

•   Current meaning and aspects of defense and security
•   International collaboration in security and defense
•   Wars and conflict resolution systems
•   Cyber security as a necessity
•   Online rights
•   Economic value of Mega Data
•   The “Digital Constitution”

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

•   Adm. Giampolo di Paola, Minister of Defense of Italy (2011-2013) and Executive Director of the North Atlantic
    Treaty Organization (NATO) Military Committee (2008-2011)

CHAIR

•   Mr. Ricardo Zúñiga, Director of the International Student Management Office, National Defense University and
    Special Assistant to the President of the National Security Council of the United States (2012-2015)

PANELISTS

•   Amb. Paula J. Dobriansky, Senior Fellow, "The Diplomacy Project" Harvard University, former U.S. Under
    Secretary of State for Global Affairs and former U.S. Envoy for Northern Ireland
•   Ms. Wendy Jackson-Dowe, President of Jackson Dowe Strategies LLC, United States
•   Dr. Alexander Löw, President of WJA for Europe, WJA Representative to the Commission on Crime, Cyber-crime
    & Space at UN-Vienna, Founder of Data-Warehouse GMBH, Germany
•   Dr. Vanessa Neumann, President of Asymmetrica, Leader of the High Level Risk Forum Task Force on
    Countering Illicit Trade at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and Fellow of
    the Global Justice Program, Yale University.
•   Ms. Hanna Suchokca, Prime Minister of Poland (1992-1993) and member of the World Leadership Alliance- Club
    de Madrid

SCRIBE

•   Ms. Adriana de Buerba, Lawyer and ex-prosecutor, Partner at Pérez-Llorca.
•   Ms. Ángela Uría, Senior Associate at Pérez-Llorca.

15:45 – 17:45          Panel 9 – Salón Goya

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                        THE RIGHT OF DEFENSE: ADVOCACY BEFORE THE NEW GLOBAL & LOCAL
                        BALANCES

TOPICS
•   The exercise of the right to defense: the role of the lawyer
•   The extraterritorial effectiveness of judgments issued by international tribunals
•   Rules of procedure and equality of parties
•   The freedom to provide services and the international importance of the role of lawyers

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

•   Mrs. Hilarie Bass, Esq., President, Bass Institute for Diversity and Inclusion; Immediate Past President of the
    American Bar Association; and former Co-President of Greenberg Traurig

CHAIR

•   Ms. Victoria Ortega Benito, President of the General Council of Spanish Lawyers

PANELISTS

•   Mr. José María Alonso, Dean of the Madrid Bar Association, Spain
•   Ms. María Eugenia Gay Rossel, Dean of the Barcelona Bar Association, Partner at Gay-Rosell & Solano
    Abogados, Spain
•   Prof. Mónica Grill, President of the WJA for Latin America and the Caribbean, Legal Advisor to the Ministry of
    Foreign Affairs of Argentina, Professor of International Private Law at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
•   Mr. Francisco Javier Lara Peláez, Dean of the Malaga Bar Association, Spain
•   Mr. Alexis Mourre, President of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce,
    France
•   Mr. Esteban Peralta, Head of the Counsel Support Section of the International Criminal Court

SCRIBE

•   Mr. Juan Gonzalo Ospina, Former President of Young Lawyers of Madrid and current Member of the Governing
    Board of the Bar Association., Spain

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09:30 – 11:30           Panel 10 – Salón Felipe V

                        RULE OF LAW & HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE AMERICAS

TOPICS

•   Democracy and its Sustainability in the Americas.
•   The Weakening of Institutions and Corruption
•   Human Rights, social inequality and poverty as a problem
•   Migration and Forced Displacement on the Continent
•   An American Continent Free of Crimes Against Humanity

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

•   Mr. Luis Almagro Lemes, Secretary General of the Organization of American States

CHAIR

•   Ms. Tamara Sujú Roa, Executive Director of the ‘CASLA Institute’, Czech Republic

PANELISTS

•   Ms. Beatriz Becerra, Vice-Chair of the European Parliament Subcommittee on Human Rights, Spain
•   Mr. Santiago Cantón, former President of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
•   Mr. Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor Poisot, President of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
•   Mr. Felipe González, Prime Minister of Spain (1982 - 1996)
•   Mr. Edmundo Jarquin, Politician, Nicaragua
•   Mr. Jaime Rodriguez-Arana Muñoz, Professor of Administrative Law at the University of A Coruña, President of
    the Ibero-American Forum on Administrative Law and of the Spanish Association of Administrative Sciences
•   Mr. José Miguel Vivanco, Director of the Americas Division of Human Rights Watch

SCRIBE

•   Ms. Erika Torregrossa Acuña, Secretary General of the International Criminal Bar Association, President of the
    International Criminal Justice and Human Rights Commission of the Barcelona Bar Association (ICAB)

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SECTORAL PANELS

12:00 – 14:00           Panel 11 – Salón Felipe V
                        DEMOCRACY & FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION. Eisenhower Fellowships

TOPICS

•   Is it possible to talk about democracy without freedom of the media?
•   The role of the media in authoritarian regimes. Historical and present examples: Venezuela and China
•   Should the media act responsibly? Parallel trials
•   Financing of media and business groups
•   Political pluralism in the media

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

•   Mr. Ramón Rodríguez Arribas, Lawyer, Honorary President of the International Union of Magistrates

CHAIR

•   Mr. José Antonio Zarzalejos, Journalist and Lawyer, Spain

PANELISTS
•   Mr. Miquel Henrique Otero, Director of ‘El Nacional’, Venezuela
•   Ms. Susan Kohler Reed, Director of Programs and Communications for the Eisenhower Fellowship, United States
•   Ms. Victoria Prego, President of the Madrid Press Association
•   Ms. Edurne Uriarte, Professor of Political Science, Journalist and Eisenhower Fellow (2001)
•   Mr. José F. Estevez Legal Advisor of ‘EUROFINUSE’ in Brussels and expert in Digital Law.

SCRIBE

•   Mr. Jesús Becerra, Lawyer, Doctor in Law and Professor of Criminal Law at the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF),
    Venezuela

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15:45 – 17:45            Panel 12 – Salón Felipe V
                         FREEDOM OF COMMUNICATION & ACCURACY OF INFORMATION. Eisenhower
                         Fellows

TOPICS

•   How did the media contribute to strengthening democracy in Spain? Examples and anecdotes
•   To what extent did the media contribute? Had not the media contributed with their commitment to the Constitution,
    would the democratic process have failed?
•   How can fake news be stopped?
•   Freedom of communication and guarantee of accuracy. Protection of the reader and right to reply
•   The use of algorithms in the control of hate messages
•   Regardless of the medium, will paper survive or will the world be digital?
•   Has economic precariousness made the media more vulnerable? What exits are available?

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

•   Mr. Bieito Rubido, Director of ‘Diario ABC’, Spain

CHAIR
•   Mr. Carlos García-León, Legal Journalist. Managing Partner of Legal Reputation

PANELISTS
•   Mr. Lluís Bassets, Deputy Director of ‘El País’ - Catalonia edition, Spain
•   Mr. Casimiro García-Abadillo, Director of ‘El Independiente’, Spain
•   Ms Gloria Lomana García, Spanish Journalist and Businesswoman
•   Mr. Andrés Rodríguez, Editor and Director of Forbes Spain
•   Ms. Asunción Valdés, Journalist, Director of the European Parliament’s Office in Madrid (1986-1992) and Director
    of Media Relations for the Royal Household of Spain (1993-2003)

SCRIBE

•   Mr. Diego Solana, Lawyer and Deputy Managing Partner at Cremades & Calvo-Sotelo Abogados and Eisenhower
    Fellow (2018)

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09:30 – 11:30          Panel 13 – Salón Arrieta
                       II INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HUMANIST ECONOMY “MOVING FORWARD”.
                       Fundación Madrid VIVO

TOPICS
•   The concept of the Humanist Economy
•   The non-economic-financial objectives of companies
•   Contributors: a change in business models
•   Corporate Remuneration: From Economic Incentives to Common Sense

Opening Statements by Mr. Gonzalo Sánchez, President of PwC Spain.

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

CHAIR

•   Mr. Ricardo Martí Fluxá, President of the Enterprise and Humanism Institute and President of Nenor Homes,
    Spain

PANELISTS
•   Mr. Alfonso Bullón de Mendoza, Professor and President of the Catholic Association of Propagandists (ACdP).
•   Mr. Javier Cárdenas, Chairman of the Board of ‘Seguros Confianza’, S.A.
•   Dr. Pablo Cardona Soriano, Dean of the Faculty of Business and Communication of the International University of
    La Rioja (UNIR)
•   Mr. Josu Jon Imaz, CEO of Repsol, Spain
•   Mr. Jaime de Jaráiz, President and CEO of LG Electronics Spain
•   Mr. Eduardo Montes, President of Siemens (2009-2012) and current President of ATTYR Consulting
•   Dr. Guido Stein, Department of Managing People in Organizations and Director of Negotiation Unit at the IESE
    Business School (University of Navarra)

SCRIBE

•   Mr. Joaquín Latorre , Managing Partner at PwC Tax & Legal Services, Spain
•   Mr. Carlos de la Mata Gorostizaga, State Attorney, Secretary General of the Fundación Madrid VIVO, Vice-
    President of Cremades & Calvo-Sotelo Abogados

Closing Statement by Mr. John de Zulueta Greenebaum, President of the Circle of Entrepreneurs of Madrid.

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12:00 – 14:00           Panel 14- Salón Arrieta
                        DEMOCRACY & RELIGION: EDUCATION & POLITICAL-RELIGIOUS PLURALITY.
                        Fundación Madrid VIVO

TOPICS

•   Democracy and citizen education
•   Democratic culture and exemplary leadership
•   Democracy and political pluralism
•   Democracy and religious pluralism

CHAIR

•   Mr. David Hatchwell, President of the Hispanic Jewish Foundation, Spain

PANELISTS

•   Mr. Bassem Eid, Palestinian human rights activist
•   His Eminence Carlos Cardinal Osoro, Archbishop of Madrid, Spain
•   Mr. José Manuel Ramos-Horta, President of East Timor (2007 – 2012) and Nobel Prize Winner 1996
•   Mr. Elyakim Rubinstein, Vice-President of the Supreme Court of Israel (2015-2017) and Attorney General of Israel
    (1997–2004)
•   Mr. Isaac Sacca, Chief Rabbi of the Sephardic Community of Buenos Aires

SCRIBE

•   Mr. Carlos de la Mata Gorostizaga, Spanish State Attorney, Secretary General of Fundación Madrid VIVO and
    Vice-President of Cremades & Calvo-Sotelo Abogados, Spainç
•   Ms. María Begoña Sáinz de la Maza y Orrantia, Secretary General of the Spanish Association of Legal Women,
    Attorney at the Metropolitan Ecclesiastical Court and the Apostolic Tribunal of the Roman Rota in Spain

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15:45 – 17:45            Panel 15 – Salón Arrieta
                         THE NOTARIAL PUBLIC FAITH AS SPACE OF FREEDOM & JUSTICE. General Council
                         of Notaries of Spain
TOPICS

•   Legal protection of the most vulnerable
•   Discrimination against women
•   Disability in the light of the United Nations Convention
•   Protection of minors
•   Children without identity: the tragedy of not existing
•   Consumers and their rights
•   Access to property in developing countries

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

•   Mr. José Ángel Martínez Sanchiz, President of the General Council of Notaries of Spain

CHAIR

•   Mr. José Marqueño de Llano, President of the International Union of Notaries

PANELISTS

•   Ms. Almudena Castro-Girona, Director of the Aequitas Foundation and President of the Human Rights
    Commission of the International Union of Notaries, Spain
•   Ms. Catalina Devandas, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
•   Ms. Sigrun Erber-Faller, Vice-President of the International Union of Notaries, Germany
•   Ms. Yolande Foldah-Kouassi, President of the Chamber of Notaries of Ivory Coast
•   Mr. GUO Qingliang, Vice President of the Notary Association of China
•   Ms. Yualita Widyadhari, President of the Indonesian Chamber of Notaries, Indonesia

SCRIBE

•   Mr. Juan Bolas. Lawyer, Honorary Notary and Counsellor of the International Union of Notaries.

•   Mrs. Adriana R. Delgado. Partner at ‘Lacaci & Delgado Abogados’.

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09:30 – 11:30           Panel 16- Salon Carlos III
                        LITIGATION FUNDING- A NEW WAY TO ACCESS JUSTICE
                        Euro-Latam Lex & International Financial Litigation Network

TOPICS

•   The Philosophy Behind Third Party Litigation Funding
•   Advantages for lawyers and parties.
•   Problems arising from Third Party Litigation Funding from an ethical point of view.
•   Experience in Litigation Funding in the United States and Europe.
•   Legal Expenses Insurance

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Panel A. From the lawyers' point of view
•   Mr. James Black, Partner at Silverman Acampora LLP (USA)
•   Mr. Eduardo Sebastián de Erice, Partner at Cremades & Calvo-Sotelo Abogados (Spain).
•   Mr. Daniel Hume, Partner at Kirby Mclnerney, LLP (USA)
•   Mr. David Kovel, Partner at Kirby Mclnerney, LLP. (USA)
•   Mr. Philip Rubens, Partner at Teacher Stern LLP (United Kingdom).

Panel B. From the Litigation Funds’ point of view

•   Mr. Eric Breiteneder, Founder of Breitender Rechtsanwalt GmbH. (Austria).
•   Mr. Ignacio Delgado Larena-Avellaneda, Investment Officer at Therium Capital Management Ltd (Spain).
•   Ms. Genevieve Labbé Of Counsel Hausfeld LLP (Canada).
•   Ms. Cristina Soler, Legal Advisor at Ramco Litigation Funding Ltd. (Spain).
•   Mr. Simon Warr, Underwriting Manager at AmTrust Law and President of the International Association of Legal
    Protection Insurers (RIAD) (United Kingdom).
•   Mr. Antonio Wesolowski, General Counsel for Spain and Latin America at Calunius Capital LLP (Spain).

Panelists
•   Mr. Hachem Boulos, Manager at Boulos Law Office (Lebanon).
•   Ms. Anna Buch, Partner at Devonshires Solicitors LLP. (United Kingdom).
•   Ms. Yeşeren Sözüer, Lawyer at the Gökçe Attorney Partnership (Turkey).
•   Mr. Kristjan Verbic, President of the PanSlovenian Shareholders' Association (VZMD) (Slovenia).
•   Ms Kristina von Ehren, Lawyer at Legitas von Ehren (Germany).

CHAIR

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•   TBC by Herbert Smith Freehills

SCRIBE

•   Ms. María Enciso, Professor of Commercial Law and Of Counsel Lawyer at Ontier

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12:00 – 14:00           Panel 17- Salón Carlos III
                        LEGAL PROTECTION OF INVESTMENTS
                        Euro-Latam Lex & International Financial Litigation Network

TOPICS:

•   Changes and opportunities in Brazil in the Bolsonaro era
•   Changes and opportunities in Latin America.
•   Investment opportunities in Turkey

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

•   Mr. José Rafael Bustamante, Lawyer and Partner at Bustamante & Bustamante, (Ecuador)
•   Mr. Claudio Damoli, Partner at Studio Legale Menichetti (Italy).
•   Ms. Elisa Figueiredo, Partner at Fernandes, Figueiredo, Francoso & Petro, Advogados, (Brazil).
•   Mr. Carlos Gerke Siles, Partner at Estudio Jurídico Gerke, (Bolivia).
•   Mr. Rodrigo Guimarães Colares, Partner at Da Fonte Advogados, (Brazil).
•   Mr. Isaiah Soval-Levine, Of Counsel at Tunca Law International Consulting Trade LLC, (USA).
•   Mr. Francisco Petros, Partner at Fernandes, Figueiredo, Francoso & Petro, Advogados, (Brazil)
•   Mr. Enzo Pisa, Partner at Studio Legale Menichetti (Italy).
•   Ms. Stacey Slaughter, Partner at Robins Kaplan LLP. (USA)
•   Mr. Santiago Solines Moreno, Partner at Solines & Asociados Abogados. (Ecuador).

PANELISTS

•   Mr. Juan Domingo Alfonzo Paradisi, Managing Partner and Director of Torres Plaz & Araujo (Venezuela).
•   Mr. Omar M. H. Aljazy, Managing Partner at Aljazy & Co. (Jordan).
•   Mr. Pietro Boria, Managing Partner and Director of Studio Palma Boria (Italy).
•   Mr. Manuel Campos, Partner at CG Abogados (Mexico).
•   Mr. Juan José Díaz Mirón S., Partner at Bufete Díaz Mirón y Asociados S.C. (Mexico).
•   Ms. Yasemen Korukcu, Senior Advisor to the Turkish Investment Promotion and Support Agency in Spain,
    (Turkey).
•   Mr. Kelly Mogbo, Lawyer at LexfinPartners (Nigeria).
•   Mr. Luis Gonzalo Monteverde, Managing Partner at Torres Plaz & Araujo (Venezuela).
•   Mr. Rodrigo Montufar, Lawyer, Partner at Montufar International Law Firm (Guatemala).
•   Mr. Nikita Tepikin Lawyer at Albrecht & Vitte LLC, (Russia).

CHAIR

•   TBC by Herbert Smith Freehills

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SCRIBE

•   Ms. Marlen Estévez, Lawyer and Partner at Roca Junyent (Spain)

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15:45 – 17:45           Panel 18 – Salón Carlos III
                        THE RECORD OF THE 21ST CENTURY. LEGAL SECURITY IN THE INSTITUTIONAL
                        FRAMEWORK: LAW, STATE AND GOVERNMENT.
                        Spanish Registrars Bar Association

15:45-16:45

José Luís Rodríguez Zapatero, President of the Government of Spain (2004 – 2011), and María Emilia Adán, Dean of
the Spainish Registrars Bar Association, will debate with ‘El Mundo’ Journalist Lucía Méndez on Legal Security and
Property Registration.

16:45-17:45

TOPICS

•   The future of mortgage as guarantee
•   Block chain and property registration
•   The interconnection of Europeans registries

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

•   Mr Jesús Camy, General Coordinator of the IMOLA II Project of the European Commission
•   Ms. Cristina Carrascosa, Member of the Core Working Group for the Blockchain Observatory EU. Associate
    Professor IE Business School
•   Mr. Silvino Navarro, Property Registrar, Mediator, Arbitrator and Representative of the Spainish Registrars Bar
    Association at the Alastria: National Blockchain Ecosystem.
•   Mr. Rafael Sanz Company, Director of Legal Services Real Estate BBVA Spain.
•   Mr. Gabriel Sima, Directorate-General for Justice of the European Commission.
•   Mr. Ángel Valero, Property Registrar

CHAIR

•   Mr. Fernando Acedo-Rico, Director of Institutional Relations of the Spanish Registrars Bar

SCRIBE

•   Mr. Enrique Arnaldo, Lawyer of the General Courts of Spain and Professor of Constitutional Law, Spain

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09:30 – 11:30           Mesa 19 – Salón Vergara
                        XXI INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF COMPARATIVE EUROPEAN CONSTITUTIONAL
                        LAW

TOPICS

•   The concept of the Rule of Law in contemporary constitutionalism. The functional unity between democracy,
    individual freedom and the Rule of Law.
•   The development of the Rule of Law by constitutional justice: the experience of new democracies compared to
    Germany and France

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
•   Prof. Dr. Dainius Žalimas, President of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania
•   Prof. Dr. Rainer Arnold, Professor of Public Law at the University of Regensburg, Germany

PANELISTS
•   Mr. André Alen, President of the Constitutional Court of Belgium
•   Mr. Valer Dorneanu, President of the Romanian Constitutional Court
•   Mr. Dragoljub Drašković, President of the Constitutional Court of Montenegro
•   Mr. Zlatko M. Knežević, President of the Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina
•   Mr. Stanislav Shevchuk, President of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine
•   Mr. Tamás Sulyok, President of the Hungarian Constitutional Court
•   Mr. Zaza Tavadze, President of the Constitutional Court of Georgia

SCRIBE
•   Lawyer

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12:00 – 14:00           Panel 20 – Salón Vergara
                        THE FORMAL AND SUBSTANTIVE RULE OF LAW II. XXI International Congress of
                        Comparative European Constitutional Law
TOPIC

•   The valuable contribution of the Rule of Law II: human dignity, individual freedom and constitutional justice from
    the perspectives of the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovak Republic, Romania, Albania, Moldova, Slovenia and
    Croatia

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
•   Prof. Alexander Bröstl, , Judge of the Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic (2000-2007)
•   Prof. Eugen Chelaru, Dean of the University of Pitesti, Romania
•   Prof. Mircea Criste, Deputy Ombudsman of Romania
•   Prof. Biljana Kostadinov, Vice-President of the Croatian Constitutional Law Association
•   Prof. Dr. Andrzej Szmyt, University of Gdańsk, Poland
•   Mr. Mato Tadić, Vice-President Judge of the Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina
•   Prof. Arta Vorpsi Constitutional Court of Albania

MODERATOR
•   Mr. Zaza Tavadze, President of the Constitutional Court of Georgia

SCRIBE
•   Lawyer

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15:45 – 17:45            Panel 21 – Salón Vergara
                         THE EXTERNAL DIMENSION OF THE RULE OF LAW. XXI International Congress of
                         Comparative European Constitutional Law
TOPICS

•   The Rule of Law in the multi-level system
•   The Rule of Law in European constitutional law
•   The Rule of Law in the European Union
•   The Rule of Law and the European Convention on Human Rights
•   The Rule of Law in the international legal order
•   Threats to the union of rights
•   Democracy and the rule of law

SPEAKERS
•   Prof. Toma Birmontiene, Judge of the Constitutional Court of Lithuania (2005-2014)
•   Prof. Valentina Colcelli, Università degli Studi di Perugia, Italy
•   Dr. Ingrida Danėlienė, Secretary General of the Constitutional Court of Lithuania
•   Prof. Francis Delaporte President of the Administrative Court and Vice-President of the Constitutional Court of
    Luxembourg
•   Prof. Mathieu Disant, Jean Monnet University, Lyon, France
•   Prof. Selin Esen, Ankara University, Vice-President of the International Association for Constitutional Justice,
    Turkey
•   Prof. Constance Grewe, former Vice-President of University Robert Schumann of Strasbourg and former Vice-
    President of the Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina
•   Prof. César Landa, President of the Constitutional Court of Peru (2006-2008), Pontificia Universidad Católica del
    Perú, (PUCP)
•   Prof. Gabriella Mangione, Università degli Studi dell'Insubria, Italy
•   Prof. Bertrand Mathieu, Counsel of State, Vice-President of the International Association of Constitutional Law,
    France
•   Prof. Joakim Nergelius, Örebro University, Sweden
•   Prof. Emeritus Joel Rideau, Nice Sophia Antipolis University, France
•   Prof. Dominique Rousseau, Vice-President of the Constitutional Court of Andorra, University of Paris I (Panthéon-
    Sorbonne)
•   Ms. Rodica Secrieru, Chief of Cabinet, Ministry of Justice of Moldova
•   Prof. Evgeni Tanchev, Advocate General of the European Court of Justice
•   Mr. Alexander Toma, Chief of Cabinet of the President of the Constitutional Court of Albania
•   Prof. Alexander Vaskovich, former Judge of the Constitutional Court of Belarus

CHAIR
•   Prof. Dr. Rainer Arnold, Professor of Public Law at the University of Regensburg, Germany

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                                     February 20
                                    PLENARY SESSION
                                    Sala Principal, Teatro Real

09:00 - 10:00      ATTENDEES REGISTRATION

                                  ACT OF AFFIRMING PEACE THROUGH LAW

                   OPENING STATEMENT
10:00 – 10:05      Ms. Manuel Carmena, Mayor of Madrid

                   CHAIR:
                   Ms Benita Ferrero-Waldner, former Commissioner for External Relations and European Union
                   Neighbourhood Policy

10:05 – 11:00    STATEMENTS:

                   Mr. Miquel Roca Junyent. Lawyer
                   Prof. Dr. Dainius Žalimas, President of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania
                   Mr. André Alen, President of the Constitutional Court of Belgium
                   Mr. Valer Dorneanu, President of the Constitutional Court of Romania
                   Mr. Dragoljub Drašković, President of the Constitutional Court of Montenegro
                   Mr. Zlatko M. Knežević, President of the Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina
                   Mr. Stanislav Shevchuk, President of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine
                   Mr. Tamás Sulyok, President of the Hungarian Constitutional Court
                   Mr. Zaza Tavadze, President of the Constitutional Court of Georgia
                   Mr. Miroslav Separovic, President of the Croatian Constitutional Court
                   Mr. Milton Ray Guevara, President Constitutional Court Dominican Republic
                   Honorary Judge. Walter Samuel Nkanu Onoghen. GCON, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
                   of Nigeria
                   Mr. Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor Poisot, President of the Inter-American Court of Human
                   Rights

                   Mr. José Manuel Ramos-Horta, President of East Timor (2007 - 2012) and Nobel Peace Prize
                   winner 1996

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                  ‘PEACE THROUGH LAW’ CLOSING STATEMENT
                  Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón, President of the Government of Spain

11:00 – 11:30                             Break

    CLOSING CEREMONY OF THE CONGRESS AND PRESENTATION OF THE WORLD PEACE & LIBERTY
                                  AWARD TO H.M. KING FELIPE VI
                                       Sala Principal, Teatro Real
11:30 – 12:00     START OF CEREMONY

12:00 – 12:05     READING OF THE DECLARATION OF MADRID 2019
                  Mr. Manuel Aragon Reyes, Director of the Congress

12:05 – 12:20     STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE WORLD LAW CONGRESS
                  Mr. Javier Cremades, Lawyer y President of the World Law Congress

12:20 – 12:25     PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE WORLD PEACE & LIBERTY AWARD TO H.M.
                  FELIPE VI
                  Mr. Franklin Hoet Linares, Worldwide President of the World Jurist Association

12:25 – 12:40     LAUDATIO AND AWARD CEREMONY OF THE
                  WJA WORLD PEACE & LIBERTY AWARD TO H.M. FELIPE VI
                  Felipe González, Prime Minister of Spain (1982 - 1996)
                  2nd Laudatio

12:40 – 13:00     STATEMENT BY H.M. FELIPE VI

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                                         SIDE – EVENT 1

                                         18 February
        XXI International Congress of Comparative European Constitutional Law
                            General Council of Notaries, Madrid
                                     By invitation only

16:00 – 20:00

                               THE FORMAL AND SUBSTANTIVE RULE OF LAW I
TOPIC

•   The valuable contribution of the Rule of Law: human dignity, individual freedom and constitutional justice
    from the perspectives of the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovak Republic, Romania, Albania, Moldova,
    Slovenia and Croatia

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
•   Mr. Francisco Balaguer Callejón, Professor of Constitutional Law at the University of Granada and Jean Monnet
    ad personam of European Constitutional Law and Globalisation.
•   Prof. Zlatan Begić, University of Tuszla, Member of Parliament of Bosnia and Herzegovina
•   D. Mirsad Ćeman, Vice-President and Judge of the Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina
•   Prof. Ioan Ganfalean, Romanian Ombudsman for Minors
•   Prof. Miroslaw Granat, Judge of the Constitutional Court of Poland (2007-2016)
•   Mr Miroslav Separovic, President of the Croatian Constitutional Court
•   Prof. Elena Simina Tanasescu, University of Bucharest, Counsellor to the President of Romania
•   Mr. Alexandru Tanase, President of the Constitutional Court of Moldova (2011-2017)
•   Mr. Antonio del Moral, Judge of the Supreme Court of Spain
CHAIR
•   Mr. Stanislav Shevchuk, President of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine

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                                      SIDE – EVENT 2

                                      21 February
                    GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE WORLD JURIST ASSOCIATION (WJA)
                              Headquarters of the Malaga Bar Association
                                          By Invitation Only

10:00 – 10:15        WELCOME
                     Mr. Francisco Javier Lara Peláez, President of the Malaga Bar Association

10:15 – 10:25        STATEMENT
                     Dr. Franklin Hoet-Linares, Worldwide President de WJA

10:25 – 10:35        ELECTION OF THE WJA OFFICIALS
                     Reading of the Elections Act by WJA Legal Counsel, Mr. Garry Hunter

10:35 – 10:40        NOMINATION OF THE NEW WJA GLOBAL PRESIDENT
                     Global President Elect of the WJA

10:45 – 10:50        INSTITUTIONAL STATEMENT

                                                Coffee Break
                              CELEBRATION OF INTERNATIONAL LAW DAY

11:30 – 12.30        DEBATE ON THE CURRENT CHALLENGES TO THE RULE OF LAW IN THE WORLD

                     PANELISTS

                •    Mr. Aubrey de Grey, PhD (University of Cambridge), Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer
                     (CSO) of the SENS Research Foundation, Silicon Valley, California, USA
                •    Mr. Milton Ray Guevara, President of the Constitutional Court of the Dominican Republic
                •    Mr. Pepe Tudela, Secretary of the ‘Fundación Giménez Abad’ and Lawyer of the Aragon
                     Parliament

                •    Mr. Ángel Junquera Sepúlveda, President of the Illustrious and National Bar Association of
                     Mexico
                •    Mr. Luis Martí Mingarro, President of the Ibero-American Bar, President of the Ibero-American
                     Arbitration Center, Permanent Academician of the Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and
                     Legislation.
                     CHAIR:
                •    Mr. Francisco Javier Lara Peláez, President of the Malaga Bar Association

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12:30 – 13:00     INSTITUTIONAL STATEMENT
                  Global President Elect of the WJA

13:00 – 13:30     AWARD CEREMONY
                  Global President Elect of the WJA

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                                   SIDE – EVENT 3

                                   22 February
                                         By Invitation Only

10:00 – 14:00      EXCURSION TO THE ‘CAMINITO DEL REY’
                   Malaga Bar Association of Malaga and the Tourist Board of Malaga

19:00 – 21:00      VISIT TO THE "ENRIQUE OCHOA: “LA MIRADA EN LA MUJER" EXHIBITION.
                   The Enrique Ochoa Foundation and the ‘Fundación Cajasol’. Fundación Cajasol Exhibition
                   Hall, Plaza. de San Francisco, 1. Seville

                ORGANIZING COMMITTEE WORLD LAW CONGRESS 2019

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                                 ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
President of the World Law Congress:          Mr. Javier Cremades
Director of the World Law Congress:           Mr. Manuel Aragón Reyes
Technical Secretariat World Law Congress:     Cremades & Calvo-Sotelo Abogados
Coordinator of the Scribes:                   Mr. Orlando Viera-Blanco

                                            MEMBERS

Mr. Luis Abril Pérez                             Mr. Carlos Lacaci
Ms. María Emilia Adán García                     Mr. Nicolás Lindley Ramos
Mr. José María Alonso Puig                       Ms. Bárbara Manrique de Lara
Mr. José María Beneyto Pérez                     Ms. Ramón de Miguel Egea
Mr. Ignacio M. Benito García                     Mr. Luís Martí Mingarro
Mr. Ignacio Buqueras i Bach                      Mr. Antonio Navalón
Ms. María Emilia Casas Baamonde                  Mr. José Ángel Martínez Sanchiz
Mr. Juan Luis Cebrián Echarri                    Ms. Victoria Ortega Benito
Mr. Juan Carlos Estévez Fernández-Novoa          Mr. Antonio Poncioni Mérian
Mr. Antonio Fernández-Galiano                    Ms. Encarnación Roca Trías
Ms. Gloria Lomana García                         Mr. Álvaro Rodríguez Bereijo
Ms. Ana María Ferrer García                      Ms. Yacky Rodríguez Velásquez
Ms. Benita Ferrero-Waldner                       Ms. Sandra Salinas Gervassi
Ms. María Eugenia Gay Rosell                     Mr. Carlos José Sarmiento Sosa
Mr. Carlos García-León                           Mr. Diego Solana Giménez
Mr. Francisco Javier Lara Peláez                 Mr. Javier Solana Madariaga
Mr. Miguel Larios Gamero del Castillo            Mr. Eduardo Torres-Dulce

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