Hearings


A committee is permitted to organise a hearing with experts, where this is considered essential to its work on a particular subject. Hearings can also be held jointly by two or more committees. Most committees organise regular hearings, as they allow them to hear from experts and hold discussions on the key issues. On this page you will find all the available information relating to committee hearings, including programmes and contributions from speakers.

11-07-2018 - New European Agenda for Culture

CULT 12-07-2018 - 12:12
PH 11-07-18

The CULT Committee held a public hearing on the New European Agenda for Culture. (Read more)

23-01-2018 - The EU Youth Strategy

CULT 29-01-2018 - 16:35
CULT Public hearing 23-01-18

The CULT Committee held a public hearing on the EU Youth Strategy. (Read more)

22-11-2017 - Scientific and academic culture to counter radicalism and fake news

CULT 28-11-2017 - 10:07
CULT PH Fake news

The CULT Committee held a public hearing on the “Scientific and academic culture to counter radicalism and fake news”. (Read more)

10-10-2017 - European Solidarity Corps

CULT 11-10-2017 - 15:50
CULT_PH_ESC_10-10-17

The CULT Committee held a joint public hearing with the EMPL Committee on the “European Solidarity Corps” (ESC). (Read more)

10-10-2017 - EMPL/CULT hearing on European Solidarity Corps

EMPL CULT 11-10-2017 - 09:19
Poster for the joint hearing EMPL/CULT on European Solidarity Corps

The purpose of this joint hearing EMPL/CULT was to debate the objective and effectiveness of the European Solidarity Corps. A number of important questions were debated regarding the ESC format and form, objectives and implementation, as well as its reliance on existing EU programmes and funds. (Read more)

21-06-2017 - Implications of Brexit for Culture and Education

CULT 07-07-2017 - 12:05
PH Brexit

The CULT Committee held a public hearing on the implications of Brexit for culture and education. (Read more)

20-06-2017 - Hearing of Commissioner-designate Ms Mariya Gabriel

Mariya Gabriel

On 20 June ITRE and CULT held the hearing of Commissioner-designate Gabriel, who was nominated by the European Commission to take over the responsibility for the Digital Economy and Society portfolio. Associated Committees were IMCO, JURI and LIBE. ITRE and CULT Coordinators then met on Wednesday 21 June to assess the hearing so that Mr Buzek, ITRE Chair, and Ms Kammerevert, CULT Chair, could inform the President of Parliament in view of a decision during the July plenary. (Read more)

24-01-2017 - Academic Further and Distance Education as Part of the Lifelong Learning Strategy

CULT 30-01-2017 - 15:03
CULT Public hearing 24-01-17

The purpose of the hearing on "Academic Further and Distance Education as Part of the European Lifelong Learning Strategy" is to debate issues relating to academic and further distance education in the EU, with particular emphasis on the potential of both distance and "on-the-spot" studies in the context of the European lifelong learning strategy. (Read more)

28-11-2016 - Crisis in the print media

CULT 29-11-2016 - 16:42
CULT_PH_2016

CULT_PH_2016 CULT_PH_Crisis in the print media FR

Print journalism within the Union is suffering from a dual crisis: an economic downturn translating into lower revenues from advertising and consumers' migration to online media. Quality journalism comes at a cost and cannot be done properly by underpaid journalists in understaffed newsrooms. Is there a hidden threat to media pluralism? (Read more)