The training of lawyers - a constant in EU's objectives, in a society of knowledge

Author:Augustin Fuerea
Position:Professor, PhD, Faculty of Law, 'Nicolae Titulescu' University of Bucharest (e-mail: augustinfuerea@yahoo.com).
Pages:116-123
SUMMARY

The Union shall contribute to the development of quality education by encouraging cooperation between Member States and, if necessary, by supporting and supplementing their action, while fully respecting the responsibility of the Member States for the content of teaching and the organisation of education systems and their cultural and linguistic diversity. Also, the Union shall implement a... (see full summary)

 
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LESIJ NO. XXII, VOL. 1/2015
THE TRAINING OF LAWYERS - A CONSTANT IN EU'S
OBJECTIVES, IN A SOCIETY OF KNOWLEDGE
Augustin FUEREA*
Abstract:
The Union shall contribute to the development of quality education by encouraging cooperation
between Member Sta tes and, if necessary, by supporting and su pplementing their action, while fully
respecting the responsibility of the Member States for the content of teaching and the org anisation of
education systems and their cultural and linguistic diversity. Also, the Union shall implement a
vocational training policy which shall support and supplement the action of th e Member States, while
fully respecting the responsibility of the Member States for the content and organisation of vocational
training.
Keywords: Union European, training policy, education, law practitioners.
Introduction
It is very well known that today’s
international society is marked by very
profound changes which are happening very
fast, being often placed at strategic
interferences. Increasingly more, economic
accumulations are based on information and
innovation, both turning into essential
development resources, in general. The
same society of i nformation that is a source
of wealth for so me people, represents at the
same time, a potential factor of exclusion for
others. A careful analysis of realities
highlight the fact that the main goal pursued
by those who founded the European Union
(in 1992, with the signing of the Maastricht
Treaty) was and still is to make from this
European area, not only a space
economically co mpetitive, but equally, a
social space, close to citizens and t heir
problems. In this co ntext, lifelong learning
becomes crucial. Its stake is to provide
Professor, PhD, Faculty of Law, “Nicolae Titulescu” University of Bucharest (e-mail:
augustinfuerea@yahoo.com).
economic competitiveness and social
cohesion, development, favouring thus the
exercise of active European citizenship. For
lifelong learning to become reality, it is
essential that the role of professional training
is grounded on new bases, including in
contemporary Ro mania, which as far as
integration concerns, is related to
requirements specific to a new future.
Successive European political
structures revealed common themes,
offering national strategies, a new element
called lifelong learning, refer ence element
for any natural evolution, providing the
context for practical cooperation, such as,
for example, mutual excha nges and pilot
projects.
Obviously, the pace of economic and
social development has accelerated. In
Europe, more than ever, enterprises need a
qualified and thoroughly informed staff.
Employers choose, more rarely, unskilled
workforce, seeking for capabilities endowed
with performant reasoning, including in the

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