European Parliament Hearings 2007

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Hearings from previous years
19 December 2007
INTA - Committee on International Trade
 Implementing trade policy through efficient import and export rules and procedures
Poster

19 December 2007
JURI - Committee on Legal Affairs
 Protection of the Environment through Criminal Law

18 December 2007
FEMM - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality
 Women and Science - Poster
CVs: Mr Capitolina-Diaz, Ms Hasse

27 November 2007
AGRI - Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
 Health check of the CAP - Poster
Contributions: Prof Schmitz, Prof. Adamowicz, Mr Toussain, Dr Schumacher, Mr Baamonde, Mr Jasper

26-27 November 2007
LIBE - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
 Joint Committee Meeting with National Parliaments - The future of the EU as an area of freedom, security and justice - Poster

21 November 2007
FEMM - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality
 Sexual harrassment in the workplace - Poster
CVs: Mr Takala, Ms Lazzeroni, Mr Clauwaert, Ms Dolsma, Mr Hurley
Background documents: European framework agreement on harassment and violence at work, EUROFOUND background paper
Contributions: Mr Hurley, Mr Takala, Ms Lazzeroni, Ms Dolsma, Mr Pereira, Mr Clauwaert

20 November 2007
REGI - Committee on Regional Development
 Evaluation of the PEACE programme and strategies for the future - Poster
Contributions: Mr Colgan, Mr Hamber, Ms Newell, Mr Morrow

20 November 2007
EMPL - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
 Progress made in equal opportunities and non-discrimination in the European Union - Poster
CVs: Mr Wrench, Mr Swain, Mr De Vos
Contributions: Mr Wrench, Mr Swain, Mr De Vos

20 November 2007
CULT - Committee on Culture and Education
 European cultural industries in the context of the Lisbon Strategy - Poster
CVs: Mr Fesel, Mr Guin, Mr Kern, Ms Krohn, Prof. Crema
Contributions: Mr Guin, Mr Kern (see also: background document) , Mr Fesel (see also: slides), Prof. Crema

5 November 2007
FEMM - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality
 Women in rural areas - Poster
Contributions: Ms Haines Evans, Ms Hartmann, Ms Eigelsreiter-Jashari

22 October 2007
TRAN - Committee on Transport and Tourism
 Occupation of road transport operator - Poster
CVs: Mr Dahlin, Mr Dinescu
Contributions: Mr Dahlin (see also: slides), Mr Dinescu

9 October 2007
TRAN - Committee on Transport and Tourism
 Sustainable European transport policy - Poster
CVs: Mr Ludewig, Mr Dings, Mr Hügel, Ms Maffii
Contributions: Mr Ludewig, Mr Dings, Mr Hügel, Ms Maffii

8 October 2007
AFCO - Committee on Constitutional Affairs
 Workshop: Lobbying the European Union - Poster

8 October 2007
LIBE - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
 Judges and legislators for a multi-level protection of fundamental rights in Europe - Poster

8 October 2007
EMPL - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
 The integration of economic migrant workers - Poster
Contributions: Experts' CVs, Mr Cyrus, Mr Cangiano

4 October 2007
JURI - Committee on Legal Affairs
 

Mediation: Pushing the boundaries
Contributions: Mr Azparren, Mr De Palo (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6), Mr Duarte (1, 2), Mr Frizon, Ms Le Tallec, Mr McAllister, Mr Müller-Zitzke, Ms Sayers (1, 2)
Other documents: Summary


4 October 2007
CULT - Committee on Culture and Education
 

The results of the Bologna Process - Poster
CVs: Mr Bambiniotis, Mr Prchal, Mr Crosier
Contributions: Library dossier, Mr Bambiniotis, Mr Prchal, Ms Lehikoinen, Prof. Stempel


3-4 October 2007
CONT - Committee on Budgetary Control
 Governance in the European Commission - Poster
Contributions: All hearing documents

3 October 2007
DEVE - Committee on Development
 To live! Stop desertification: together we can! Listening to the voice of Africa! - Poster

12 September 2007
AGRI - Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
 The reform of the Common Market Organisation on wine - Poster
Contributions: Mr Curbastro, Mr Glatt, Ms Capalbo, Mr Botos

12 September 2007
REGI - Committee on Regional Development
 Gender mainstreaming in the use of structural funding - Poster
Contributions: Ms Lamprechter, Ms Sokacova, Ms Lodici, Ms Marina

12 September 2007
EMPL - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
 Role of minimum wages / income for social inclusion in the European Union - Poster

11 September 2007
LIBE - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
 European civil law cooperation - Poster
Contributions: Ms Boele Woelki, Ms Szul Szywala, Mr Delgado, Mr Guerra, Ms Vermiglio, REFJ Newsletter, Working document (Ms Gebhardt, MEP), Draft report (Ms Grabowska, MEP), Mr Nascimbene, Briefing paper on maintenance obligations, Ms Vanderkerchhove, Briefing paper on same-sex marriage, Mr Bonini Baraldi (also in IT), Ms Bolieiro

10 September 2007
AFCO - Committee on Constitutional Affairs
 Symposium on Altiero Spinelli: European Federalist - Poster

16 July 2007
ITRE - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
 A European Space Policy: a new approach to industrial policy?

16 July 2007
INTA - Committee on International Trade
 The reform of the Community Trade Defence Instruments - Poster

3 July 2007
LIBE - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
 Tragedies of migrants at sea - Poster
Contributions: Briefing paper, CIR report, Prof Vassallo (see also: Italian version), ECRE press release, UNHCR, Ambassador Caruana

28 June 2007
IMCO - Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection
 Timeshare: The EU proposal for a new Directive - Poster
Contributions: Mr van der Mark, Mrs Grey (see also: background information), Mr Vogeler (see also: legal opinion), Mr Bankes, Mrs Gurkmann, Mr de Connick, Mr Radford, Commissioner Kuneva, Mr Haley

28 June 2007
SEDE - Subcommittee on Security and Defence
 Does Europe need an anti-missile defence shield? - Poster
Contributions: Dr Sanders, Mr Webb, Mr von Wogau, Mr Flory, Mr Heisbourg

27 June 2007
INTA - Committee on International Trade
 Trade and climate change - Poster

27 June 2007
TRAN - Committee on Transport and Tourism
 Including aviation in the Emissions Trading Scheme - Poster
CVs: Mrs Klingbeil, Mr Schulte-Strathaus, Mr Steinberg, Mr Gayet, Mr Kaden, Mr Harmeling, Mr Ambrose
Contributions: Mrs Klingbeil, Mr Schulte-Strathaus, Mr Steinberg (see also: slides), Mr Gayet (see also: slides), Mr Kaden, Mr Harmeling, Mr Ambrose (see also: Executive summary), Final statement

26 June 2007
JURI - Committee on Legal Affairs
, IMCO - Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection
 Workshop on contract law
Contributions: Prof. Dr. Hesselink, Prof. Dr. Veneziano

26 June 2007
FEMM - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality
 Women in prison - Poster
Contributions: Mrs Llamas Gallizo, Mrs Kurten-Vartio, Mrs Grote-Kux, Mr Bauregba

26 June 2007
LIBE - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
 Prevention of statelessness and protection of stateless persons within the European Union - Poster
Contributions: Ms Dedic, Mr Galiki 1, Mr Galiki 2, Mr Galiki 3, Mr Pignoni, Mr Schaerer, Ms Elsboll, Mr de Groot, Mr Leclerc, Ms Reine

25 June 2007
REGI - Committee on Regional Development
 Regional disparities and cohesion: What strategies for the future - Poster
Contributions: EP study, Dr Böhme, Mr Gloersen, Prof. Grasland, Ms Tatzberger

11 June 2007
JURI - Committee on Legal Affairs
 

5 June 2007
INTA - Committee on International Trade
 TRIPS and Access to Medicines - Poster

5 June 2007
DEVE - Committee on Development
 Impact of post-tsunami reconstruction and Human rights and humanitarian aid in Sri Lanka - Poster
Contributions: Jeevan Thiagarajah, Mrs Wijewardane, Mr Hogg, Mr Danel, Mr van den Hoogen

5 June 2007
DEVE - Committee on Development, DROI - Subcommittee on Human Rights
 Human rights and Democratisation in Ethiopia two years after 15 May elections - Poster
Contributions: Summary of the hearing, Judge Damtto, Dr Tarekegn

5 June 2007
ITRE - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
 Implementation of the electronic communications regulatory framework - Poster
Contributions: Mr Bartholomew, Mr Pataki, Ms Godlovitch, ETNO

5 June 2007
FEMM - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality
 The role of women in industry - Poster
Contributions: Ms Marques Cardoso, Mr Buschak, Ms Ticau

5 June 2007
IMCO - Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection
 Internal Market package for goods - Poster
Contributions: Prof. Muñoz (see also: detailed note), Mr Mingasson, Mr Lauritzen, Mr Coebergh van den Braak, Mr Harris, Mr Thione, Mr Murray, Mr Lindloff, Ms Schöler, CECD position paper, Dr Organ

4 June 2007
DEVE - Committee on Development
 Human rights: The situation in Northern Uganda

24 May 2007
TRAN - Committee on Transport and Tourism
 Security measures in the aviation sector

8 May 2007
AGRI - Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
 Cross compliance and simplification of the CAP - Poster
Contributions: Mr Pesonen, Ms Chmielewska (see also: PL version), Mr Goemelke, Mr Hauck, Mr Kendall

8 May 2007
IMCO - Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection
 SME Perspectives on Public Procurement - Poster
Contributions: Mr van der Horst, EIM executive summary, Mr Hammarström, Mr Smallbone, Mr Huemer (see also: information document), Mr McGovern (see also: Position paper), Information from the European Commission

8 May 2007
ECON - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
 Développements récents de la fiscalité directe et Stratégie de Lisbonne

7 May 2007
LIBE - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
 The Prüm Decision: Striking the balance between data protection and effective police cooperation? - Poster
Background documents: EDPS Opinion
Contributions: Mr La Loyère, Mr Gandini, Ms Lopes

3 May 2007
JURI - Committee on Legal Affairs
 The application of Community Law: Meeting with National Parliaments
Contributions: Summary of the meeting, Mr Adam, Mr Niemelä, Mr Plucinski, Mr Simeonov, Ms Siredey-Garnier

2 May 2007
REGI - Committee on Regional Development
 Sustainable communities - Poster
Contributions: Mr De Bièvre, Prof. Schutt

2 May 2007
ITRE - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, CULT - Committee on Culture and Education
 The European Institute of Technology - Poster
Contributions: Dr Fuchs, EARTO position paper, EARTO letter, EURAB position paper, Mr Figel, Mr Hödl, LERU background paper, LERU position paper, Mr Hull, Mr Raivio, Mr Soboll (see also: Slides)

2 May 2007
SEDE - Subcommittee on Security and Defence
 The Contribution of Space to ESDP - Poster
Contributions: Dr Johnson, Mr Roelants du Vivier, Mr Waugh, Mr Darnis, Mr Pasco, Mr Gasparini, Mr Wogau, Mr Saryusz-Wolski, Summary of the contributions and open debate

17 April 2007
LIBE - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, FEMM - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality, CULT - Committee on Culture and Education, DEVE - Committee on Development, DROI - Subcommittee on Human Rights, EMPL - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, JURI - Committee on Legal Affairs
 Towards an EU strategy on the right of the child - Poster
Contributions: Plan Europe, Save the Children 1, Save the Children 2, UNHCR, NGO Action Group, International Labout Organisation, UN Convention on the rights of the child, SOS Children's Villages, Plan International, Mrs Fransen, Mr Miklosko, Mrs Schuurman, Mr Pinheiro, Mrs Stolle, Mrs Sood, Mrs Santos Pais 1, Mrs Santos Pais 2, Summary of the hearing

11-12 April 2007
ITRE - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
 Fair Energy Roundtable
Contributions: Mr Kopetz, Mr Benz, STERN, Mr Windtner, Mr Schaefer

11 April 2007
PECH - Committee on Fisheries
 Management of EU fisheries through maximum sustainable yield

11 April 2007
CULT - Committee on Culture and Education
 Protection of cultural heritage in Cyprus - Poster

10 April 2007
DEVE - Committee on Development
 Counterfeiting medicines: A serious crime against public health
Contributions: Dr Reggi, Prof Akunyili (see also: slides), Mr Gork

10 April 2007
IMCO - Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection
 Review of the European consumer acquis - Poster
Contributions: Mr Pavelik, Ms Terryn, Mr Von Braunmühl, Mr Schulte-Nölke, Ms Kutterer, Mr Paisant, Mr Mongin, Mr Hendrickx, Mr Jourde, Commissioner Kuneva

10 April 2007
LIBE - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
 The future of Europol - Poster
Contributions: Mr Ratzel, Mr Bruggeman, Europol Joint Supervisory Body, EDPS, Europol, Mrs Lodge (see also: slides), Mr Domos, Mr Neumann, Minutes of the hearing

26 March 2007
LIBE - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
 PNR/SWIFT/Safe Harbour: Are Transatlantic data protected? - Poster
 Background documents: Mr Rodota background document, EP Resolution on SWIFT-PNR, Protection of personal data, Directive 95/46/EC, Transfer of PNR data to US authorities, Art.29 WP, Processing of personal data by SWIFT, FinCEN report, EDPS Opinion on SWIFT, EDPS press release on SWIFT, Pull-push factsheet, No-fly list 2 factsheet, ATS factsheet, Letter to Mr Cavada on SWIFT, Mr Gozi
 Contributions:
Panel I - Data Protection - International Principles: Mr Rotenberg, Mr Rodota, Mrs Bignami
Panel II - PNR: Mr Simmons, Mr Camus, Mr Steinhardt
Panel III - SWIFT: Mr Poullet (see also: slides)

21 March 2007
AGRI - Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
 The reform of the Common Market Organisation on fruits and vegetables - Poster

20 March 2007
TRAN - Committee on Transport and Tourism, ENVI - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, ITRE - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, PECH - Committee on Fisheries, REGI - Committee on Regional Development
 Towards a future maritime policy for the Union: An EU vision for the oceans and seas - Poster
Contributions: Mr Kalaydjian, Mr Alfonso, Mr Anvroin, Mr Armstrong, Mr Cardigos, Mr Cripps, Mr Guinier, Commissioner Borg

20 March 2007
FEMM - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality
 Juvenile delinquency - Poster
Contributions: Mr Hänsel, Mr Ibanez, Mr Medeiros, Mr Mucchielli, Mr Lazaridis

19 March 2007
ITRE - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
 Mini Hearing on Energy Star: implementing labelling for office equipment
Contributions: WWF, EICTA, US Mission

19 March 2007
JURI - Committee on Legal Affairs
 Road traffic accidents
Background documents: Background note, Study requested by the EP (Policy Department for Citizens' rights and Constitutional Affairs)
Contributions: Prof. Bona, Mr Brownhill, Mr Mead

19 March 2007
LIBE - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
 The framework decision on combatting racism and xenophobia - Poster - Summary

8 March 2007
FEMM - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality
 International Women's Day 2007: Women building the future of Europe

28 February - 1 March 2007
ECON - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
 Interparliamentary debate with national parliaments: Eurozone - Converging or drifting apart?

28 February 2007
CULT - Committee on Culture and Education
 The role of sport in education - Poster

28 February 2007
LIBE - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
 The new Community code on visas - Poster
Contributions: Dr Krausz, Mr Kisitu, Mr Peachey, Mr Jupp, Ms Szymborska, Mr Boskovic, Mr Jenkins, Mr Hernesniemi

28 February 2007
AFET - Committee on Foreign Affairs
 Towards a common European foreign policy on energy? - Poster
Contributions: Mr Landaburu, Mr van Hulst, Mr Keppler, Mr Milov, Ms Baran,
Ms Morgan

27 February 2007
ITRE - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
 Towards a common energy policy for Europe - Poster
Contributions: Mr Gerse, Mr Groscurth, Mr Klaus, Mr Loebel, Mr Warren, Ms Petranova, Dr Baumgartner, Mr Zervos, Mr Svensson

27 February 2007
FEMM - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality
 A regulatory framework for measures to reconcile family life and a period of studies for young women in the European Union - Poster
CVs: Dr Skirbekk
Contributions: Dr Skirbekk, Ms Menne, Ms Attard, Ms Baldacchino
Other documents: Fertility during tertiary education, School reforms and fertility, Centre population family studies

1 February 2007
ITRE - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
 Assessing Euratom: 50 years of European nuclear policy - Poster
Contributions: Mr Johnston (see also: slides), Mr Lacoste, Mr Heinonen, Mr Glatz, Prof Grunwald, Dr Linkohr, Dr Fouquet, Mr Dujardin

31 January 2007
LIBE - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, NATO Parliamentary Assembly
 The protection of the European critical infrastructure - Poster
Other documents: Background Note, Presentation from the Commission, NATO's role in critical infrastructure protection, NATO report 2006, NATO report 2005

30 January 2007
DEVE - Committee on Development
 New EU donors - Poster

30 January 2007
LIBE - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
 The EU and the challenges of immigration - Poster

24 January 2007
IMCO - Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection
 

Impact and consequences of the exclusion of the health services from the services directive
Contributions: Mr Hatzopoulos, Mr Adamsen, Prof. Bernitz, Dr Rosenmöller


24 January 2007
IMCO - Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection
 Consumer confidence in the digital environment
Contributions: Dr Bonnici, Mr Hilliard (see also: slides), Ms Castro Martinez, Civic Consulting, Ms Pointer, Ms Kutterer, Ebay

24 January 2007
INTA - Committee on International Trade
 Global Europe: External Competitiveness - Poster

23 January 2007
ITRE - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, IMCO - Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection
 Mini-hearing on the proposed regulation on roaming
Contributions: Mr Forest, Mr Jordan, Mr Kelly, Mr Viola, Mr Salbaing
Other documents: Briefing note on roaming