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.

09-10-2018 - Development, neighbourhood and international cooperation in the post 2021 MFF

AFET DEVE 03-10-2018 - 16:14
Development, neighbourhood and international cooperation in the new Multi-Annual Financial Framework - MFF

The future of EU assistance for third countries, including its neighbours and developing countries, with a proposed total of nearly EUR 90 billion (2021-2027), will be discussed in a public hearing by MEPs and experts on Tuesday, 9 October. (Read more)

08-10-2018 - Horizon Europe: EU's research and innovation excellence

ITRE 10-10-2018 - 10:31
Planet earth from the space with European Union 12 stars above

On 8 October 2018, the ITRE Committee held a public hearing on Horizon Europe - the next framework programme for research and innovation. This hearing was organised in light of the current work on Commission's proposal to establish Horizon Europe for the financial period 2021-2027. (Read more)

01-10-2018 - Relations with Switzerland in tax matters and the fight against money laundering

TAX3 18-10-2018 - 16:50
Public hearing on "Relations with Switzerland in tax matters and the fight against money laundering"

On 1st October 2018, from 20.30, the TAX3 Special Committee will hold a hearing on the EU-Swiss Relations in the tax and anti-money laundering areas. Invited experts will shed light on the cooperation between the EU and Switzerland in the tax and anti-money laundering areas, taking into account the ongoing tax reform in Switzerland. (Read more)

27-09-2018 - The Implementation of the Facilitation Directive and humanitarian assistance

LIBE 01-10-2018 - 17:03
The Implementation of the Facilitation Directive and humanitarian assistance to irregular migrants

The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) of the European Parliament is organising a public hearing to be held in Brussels on 27 September 2018 on "The Implementation of the Facilitation Directive and humanitarian assistance to irregular migrants". (Read more)

27-09-2018 - Gender equal workplaces: best practices & use of care services - Hearing

FEMM 25-09-2018 - 10:31
Child and Adult at computer

The purpose of the hearing is to identify and share the best practices for enhancing equality between women and men in the workplace as implemented by employers (big companies) as well as to discuss the practical implications of a developed network of care services for women's participation at the labour market. (Read more)

26-09-2018 - Third country dimension in the Fight against Tax crimes, Tax Evasion & Tax Avoidance

TAX3 18-10-2018 - 11:43
TAX3 Public hearing on "The third country dimension in the Fight against Tax crimes, Tax Evasion and Tax Avoidance"

On 26 September 2018, the TAX3 Special Committee will hold a hearing on how the EU has tackled tax evasion and avoidance in its relations with third countries, the ways to improve this policy, and a special focus on the future relations with the UK. (Read more)

24-09-2018 - Education in the digital era

CULT 26-09-2018 - 11:44
heads with skills and digital loading

The hearing focused on basic digital life skills necessary to meet the challenges of the digital age and on how digital technologies enrich learning in a variety of ways and offer a broad range of learning opportunities (e.g. citizenship and media literacy, including visual literacy). (Read more)

24-09-2018 - The withdrawal agreement between the EU and the UK

AFCO 15-10-2018 - 11:08
AFCO Brexit hearing

This hearing, that took place on 24 September, aimed at providing Members with a preliminary legal-technical analysis and assessment of the draft Withdrawal Agreement. On 19 March 2018, the Draft Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community (“draft withdrawal agreement”) was published. (Read more)

10-09-2018 - Public hearing on Digital Taxation

TAX3 18-10-2018 - 10:28
Public hearing of 10 September in Strasbourg on "Digital Taxation"

The TAX3 Committee being mandated " to contribute to the ongoing debate on taxation of the digital economy", it has invited the OECD and the Commission to a meeting to hear their opinion and expectations regarding the taxation of digital companies. (Read more)