The International Union of Property Owners (UIPI) has held its annual International Property Day to discuss the Effectiveness of Private Rental Markets in the light of recent EU and national developments.
The UIPI organised in Brussels on 18th November 2014 its annual Property Day designed to celebrate the fundamental human rights of property ownership and highlights the pivotal role private property ownership plays in providing suitable, good quality and affordable housing throughout Europe.
The UIPI Executive Committee during its last meeting in Brussels, elected Prof. Dr. Luis Menezes Leitao, president of the Assosiacao Lisbonense de Proprietarios (ALP), a UIPI founding member, as its Vice president. Read more!
Olivier Hamal, a prominent lawyer from Liege, former member of the National Parliament, president of the Syndicat National des Proprietaires of Belgium (SNP), and already a member of the UIPI Executive Committee, was elected as Assistant Treasurer of the UIPI. Read more about the new Assistant Treasurer!
Since the 1st of September, UIPI has a new Public Affairs Assistant. Savina Korovesi is a Qualified Lawyer, Member of the Athens Bar Association and has a Master in European Law. After training and starting to practice as a lawyer, she got a traineeship in the European Commission DG Internal Market. She then did an internship at the Greek Permanent Representation during the Greek Presidency. A Greek native, Savina also speaks English and French and some Italian. Her deep knowledge of the European decision-making process and her experience in the Commission and in the Council will be a strong asset for UIPI and its presence and battles in Brussels!