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25-04-2017 - Hearing on "Child sexual abuse and exploitation online and offline: time to act"

LIBE 08-05-2017 - 14:49
LIBE hearing on Child sexual abuse

On 25 April from 15.00 to 18.30 in room József Antall (JAN) 6Q2 the LIBE Committee organises a hearing on child sexual abuse and exploitation online and offline.

The objective of the hearing is to listen to experts in the field from different backgrounds on the measures taken to implement Directive 2011/93/EU by the Member States, to identify gaps in the application of existing rules and mechanisms and to compare best practices in the Member States and in the USA. The evidence gathered by the LIBE Committee will be further used for its work on its report on the implementation of Directive 2011/93/EU. The rapporteur is Ms Anna Maria CORAZZA BILDT (EPP).

Contributions from the speakers

      Marjorie CULOT, Deputy Public Prosecutor of Brussels
      Laure ABADO, Legal advisor, Child Helpline BRIS, Sweden
      John F. CLARK, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
      Alexandre LINDEN, membre de la Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés, France