Auditions


Une commission peut organiser une audition d'experts lorsqu'elle estime que celle-ci est indispensable pour ses travaux sur une question déterminée. Les auditions peuvent aussi être conduites conjointement par deux commissions ou plus. La plupart des commissions organisent régulièrement des auditions, qui leur permettent de connaître les points de vue d'experts et de débattre sur de grands enjeux. Vous trouverez sur la présente page tous les renseignements utiles sur les auditions organisées par les commissions, notamment les programmes et les interventions des orateurs.

29-01-2019 - Money laundering cases involving Russian individuals and their effect on the EU

TAX3 14-01-2019 - 16:08
Public hearing on “Money laundering cases involving Russian individuals and their effect on the EU”

On 29th of January, from 14.30 to 17.30, the TAX3 committee will hold a public hearing on “Money laundering cases involving Russian individuals and their effect on the EU”. Two panels combining experts including among others Mr Bill Browder will shed light on the complex cases of money laundering recently discovered. These cases have affected banks and finance corporations across the EU and evidence shows linkages with organized crime, such as demonstrated in the murder of Mr Magnitsky. (Lire la suite)

24-01-2019 - The evaluation of the Tax Gap

TAX3 16-01-2019 - 16:56
Public hearing on the evaluation of the tax gap

On 24th of January, from 10.30 to 12.00, the TAX3 committee will hold a public hearing on "The evaluation of the Tax Gap". The target of the hearing is to better understand the different methodologies to assess the amount of tax evasion and avoidance. The experts invited have published various and relevant articles and books aiming at better assessing the dimensions of this problem which would help policy makers to better tackle this issue. (Lire la suite)

24-01-2019 - Alleged financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance in Slovakia

TAX3 16-01-2019 - 16:55
Public hearing on “Alleged financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance in Slovakia”

On 24 January 2019, the TAX3 Committee will hold a hearing on “Alleged financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance in Slovakia”. Investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his partner Martina Kusnirova were shot dead in February in what was the first targeted killing of a reporter in the country's history. Mr Kuciak, who was 27 at the time of his murder, had been investigating alleged financial crimes and tax frauds. (Lire la suite)

23-01-2019 - Public hearing on security policies and human rights : difficulties and opportunities

DROI SEDE 17-01-2019 - 15:55
DROI

The main objective of the hearing is to identify human rights challenges and best practices related to EU security policies in third countries. (Lire la suite)

23-01-2019 - Hearing on "Standard Essential Patent and the Internet of Things"

JURI 17-01-2019 - 15:35

On the 23 January, the JURI Committee will hold a public hearing on "Standard Essential Patent and the Internet of Things". The hearing will follow up on the 2017 Commission's communication 'IP package' containing a Communication 'Setting out the EU approach to Standard Essential Patents'. (Lire la suite)

23-01-2019 - Public Hearing on the Future of Small-Scale Fisheries in the EU

PECH 15-01-2019 - 14:15
Poster for the Public Hearing on the Future of Small-Scale Fisheries in the EU

On 26 September 2018, representatives from 18 Mediterranean and Black Sea countries as well as the EU signed in Malta a Ministerial Declaration aimed at implementing a Regional Action Plan for Small-Scale Fisheries in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea. (Lire la suite)

23-01-2019 - Implementation of EU Funds aimed at fighting violence against women & girls – Hearing

FEMM 16-01-2019 - 17:19
Violence Against Women and Girls

The aim of the hearing is to analyse the effectiveness of money spent on combating violence against women in the context of the EU accession to the Istanbul Convention. The event will count on the presentations of experts from the WAVE Network, the Global Alliance against Trafficking in Women (GAATW) and the European Women's Lobby. (Lire la suite)

22-01-2019 - Harmonisation as a principle for Single Market legislation

IMCO 18-01-2019 - 12:40
Harmonisation as principle for the single market legislation

Two panels will discuss the actual benefits of the harmonisation of national rules and the possible future framework for harmonisation in the EU Single Market. Business and consumer representatives together with policy making representatives from the EU Council and the European Commission will delve into the issues of reducing regulatory obstacles, bringing transparency for consumers, attracting investments and competing at global level through harmonisation. (Lire la suite)

21-01-2019 - Public Hearing on “European Added Value”

CONT 18-01-2019 - 12:38
MEPs want adequate EU funding to meet new challenges like security and migration and deliver on existing policy aims such as regional development and Erasmus+. © AP images/European Union - EP

The public hearing will focus on the success stories thanks to the EU and its European added value. The hearing is split in three panels: Competitiveness, Cohesion Policy and Sustainable Growth. Experts have been invited to take part of these panels. (Lire la suite)

06-12-2018 - EU-Japan relations

AFET 27-11-2018 - 16:17
EU-Japan relations - Koi fish side by side

On 17 July 2018 in the EU-Japan Summit in Tokyo the political framework agreement ‘EU-Japan Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA)’ and the free trade agreement ‘EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)’ were signed. The hearing will take stock of this bilateral strategic partnership and comes just after the Foreign Affairs Committee (AFET) vote on SPA Consent and Resolution on 21 November. The agreement will be debated and voted in the December plenary. (Lire la suite)