Hearings

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.

artificial intelligence (AI) and criminal law
LIBE

On 20 February 2020, the LIBE Committee will hold a hearing on artificial intelligence in criminal law and its use by the police and judicial authorities in criminal matters

Dublin III
LIBE

The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) of the European Parliament is organising on 19 February 2020 a Hearing on the Implementation of the Dublin III Regulation.

hearing Towards a common EU Strategy to fight corruption and organised crime
LIBE

On 3 December 2019, the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) will hold a public hearing entitled "Towards a common EU strategy to fight corruption and organized crime – strengthening instruments and enhancing cooperation between relevant actors"

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LIBE

In accordance with article 53 of Regulation (EU) no 2018/1725 (Data Protection Regulation for EU Institutions) “the European Parliament and the Council shall appoint the European Data Protection Supervisor by common accord for a term of five years, on the basis of a list drawn up by the Commission following a public call for candidates. The list of candidates drawn up by the Commission shall be public and shall consist of at least three candidates.

Yellow banner with a drawing of a child writing the name of the event
DROI LIBE

This year marks the 60th anniversary of UN General Assembly Declaration of the Rights of the Child and the 30th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Media Freedom, Freedom of Expression and Combatting hate speech online and offline
LIBE

On 6 November 2019, the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) will hold a public hearing on “Media Freedom, Freedom of Expression and Combatting hate speech online and offline”.

Hands of people drowning in the sea
LIBE

On Thursday 3 October the LIBE Committee will hold a public hearing to take stock of the situation of Search and Rescue in the Mediterranean in view of latest developments and the legal framework.

Joint Hearing - AFET LIBE
AFET LIBE

On Monday 18 March 2019, the Committees on Foreign Affairs (AFET), and Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) will hold a public hearing on the rule of law in the accession process.

Photo PR: Announcmenent of the Mini-plenary on the 26 March
CONT LIBE

Members of the Committee on Budgetary Control (CONT) and in the Committee for Civil Liberties Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) held a hearing of the three candidates for the position European Chief Prosecutor, selected pursuant to Article 14 of the EPPO Regulation.