15-09-2022 09:00
PEGA: Hearing on 'Use of spyware in Poland'

Brussels
Foreign interference during electoral processes, including through cyber-attacks, data leaks and malign communication Foreign interference during electoral processes, including through cyber-attacks, data leaks and malign communication
Cyber-attacks, data leaks and malign communication © Image used under the licence from Adobe Stock

On 15 September PEGA committee organized a hearing on 'Use of spyware in Poland'. This hearing was a preparation for the PEGA delegation to Poland on 19 - 21 September. The hearing, as the delegation, has focused on fact-finding relating to the committee's mandate and on questions relating to the use of spyware in Poland.

Programme of the hearing

09.00 Opening remarks by the Chair of the Committee

09.05 - 09.25 Panel 1:

· Ms Ewa Wrzosek, prosecutor (victim)

· Mr Roman Giertych, former vice-prime minister and lawyer (victim)

09.25 - 10.30 Discussion: Q&A session based on the principles of catch-the-eye and ping-pong

10.30 - 10.50 Panel 2:

· Professor Adam Bodnar - Lawyer and former Ombudsman for Citizen Rights of Poland

· Ms Anna Błaszczak-Banasiak, Director Amnesty International Poland

10.50 - 11.55 Discussion: Q&A session based on the principles of catch-the-eye and ping-pong

11:55 Closing remarks by the Chair of the Committee