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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.

21-06-2017 - The EU-wide protection of whistleblowers

PANA JURI 06-11-2017 - 15:11
PANA/JURI Joint hearing on "The EU-wide protection of whistleblowers" of 21 June 2017

On 21 June, starting 9.00, the Members of the JURI and PANA Committees will hold a hearing with experts on protection for whistle-blowers. Whistle-blowers are crucial for the functioning of the EU and the European project, not least show by the Panama Papers and the political reactions that followed. The Parliament is in the process of drafting an own initiative report on an EU wide protection for whistle-blowers.

Location : Paul-Henri Spaak (PHS) 1A002 - Brussels

    CVs, contributions and replies to written questions from speakers