Valiokunta voi kuulla asiantuntijoita, jos se katsotaan välttämättömäksi tietyn asian käsittelyn kannalta. Kaksi valiokuntaa tai useampi valiokunta voi myös pitää yhteisen kuulemistilaisuuden. Useimmat valiokunnat järjestävät säännöllisesti kuulemistilaisuuksia, sillä ne antavat mahdollisuuden kuulla asiantuntijoita ja käydä keskusteluja keskeisistä kysymyksistä. Tällä sivulla esitetään kaikki valiokuntien kuulemisista saatavilla olevat tiedot, kuten ohjelmat ja puheenvuorot.

Group of young people listening to a man transmitting his knowledge in aquaculture at his farm

On 21 March, the Committee on Development held a public hearing on how to create sustainable and decent employment opportunities in Africa for its increasingly young population.

Poster of the Public Hearing on the African Union and its human rights and democracy mechanisms - with a visual of the logo of the African Union

The Subcommittee on Human Rights, in association with the Committee on Development and the Delegation for relations with the Pan-African Parliament, will hold a public hearing on the African Union and its human rights and democracy mechanisms. This part (Part I) of the hearing will focus on the views of the civil society organisations.

DEVE hearing on NDICI

The Committee on Development held a public hearing on 30 November 2022 to discuss ‘The implementation of NDICI-Global Europe: how to involve local and regional authorities and communities?’, moderated by Charles Goerens (Renew, LU) and Udo Bullmann (S&D, DE).

Image showing the map of Africa having Chinese flag on top of it

The November 17 ING2 hearing on “China’s interference and disinformation activities in Africa” will tackle Chinese interference and disinformation activities in Africa. The People’s Republic of China (PRC) has an increasing commercial presence on the continent, as Africa represents a major purveyor of natural resources and raw materials, and the risk that this presence develops itself in malicious interference in the domestic political affairs of a number of African countries should be analysed.

refugee camp, Tigray (Ethiopia)

The Committee on Development held a hearing on 26 October 2022 to discuss ‘Education in emergencies and protracted crises: providing access to education and training for young people’. This hearing was moderated by MEP György Hölvényi (EPP, HU), Standing Rapporteur for Education.

High angle view on water supply in Melkadida refugee camp in Somali Region, Dollo Ado. Water tanks in foreground with little huts and shelter, desert and hills in background.

On 14 June, the Committee on Development held a Public Hearing on Achieving more efficient humanitarian action: advancing the humanitarian-development-peace nexus in a multilateral system. The hearing was chaired by MEP Mónica Silvana González, Standing Rapporteur for Humanitarian Aid.

A doctor giving a vaccine shot to the planet Earth

The Committee on Budgets, in association with the Committee on Development, held a public hearing on the "Implementation and Financing of COVAX: Successes, Challenges and Lessons for the Future". The hearing focused on the current state of play, mechanisms in place and the current and possible future financial needs of the COVAX initiative. It sought to understand how EU financing has supported vaccine research, production and distribution efforts.

African woman shopping food stuff in a local market paying by doing mobile transfer via phone for a trader

The Committee on Development held a hearing on 22 March 2022 to discuss recommendations on how to more effectively address hunger and malnutrition through EU development and humanitarian policies.

Child labor in developing countries

The Committees on Development and the Committee on International Trade held a joint hearing on 30 November 2021 to discuss the ways to tackle child labour in developing countries.

City of Hô Chi Minh

On Wednesday 26 May 2021, the Committees on Development (DEVE), in association with the Committee on Women's Rights (FEMM) held a public hearing on addressing inequalities in developing countries, with specific reference to the COVID pandemic.

Poster to announce hearing on "Effectiveness, efficiency and results of EU aid for sustainable development"

On Wednesday 22 January 2020, the Committee on Development (DEVE) held a public hearing on effectiveness, efficiency and results of EU aid for sustainable development with experts, including Thomas Gass, the Co-Chair of the Global Partnership of Effective Development Cooperation, Mr Thomas Gass, OECD DAC Chair Ms Susanna Moorehead, Mr Vitalice Meja of the network "Reality of Aid Africa" and Ms Jean-Letitia Saldanha of the European Network on Debt and Development.

Young boys playing football among the city ruins

With participants including Commissioner Stylianides and representatives from UN OCHA, the International Committee and International Federation of the Red Cross (ICRC/IFRC) and the NGO Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), this public hearing on the future of the EU’s humanitarian aid provided Members the opportunity to discuss with stakeholders key humanitarian challenges, and the way forward to address these, including commitments made at the World Humanitarian Summit.