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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.

03-12-2019 - Hearing: Cross-border restitution of looted art

JURI 02-12-2019 - 19:20
Cross-border restitution claims of works of art and cultural goods looted in armed conflicts and wars

On 3 December 2019, the JURI Committee will host a public hearing on "Cross-border restitution claims of works of art and cultural goods looted in armed conflicts and wars". The event is organized as a follow-up to the European Parliament resolution of 17 January 2019 on cross-border restitution claims of works of art and cultural goods looted in armed conflicts and wars (2017/2023 (INI)).

Leading experts from a variety of national contexts from within and beyond Europe will discuss various aspects of restitution of cultural property with the aim to look at ways to ensure fair and just solutions for the return of looted art.They will provide opinions on the future actions required to ensure standard processes for making and pursuing claims, due diligence standards, and shared definitions of what constitutes loss both between and even within countries. Members will have the opportunity to ask questions to renowned experts in the area.

Location : Brussels, József Antall JAN 6Q2

Dr. Johannes Nathan

      Dr. Johannes Nathan: Arbitration and compensation for claimants and owners (speech)
      Dr. Johannes Nathan: Mandatory Title Insurance for Cultural Property (article)
    Prof. Dr. Guido Carducci