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Right to Know day 28th September
September 28, 2017 @ 09:00 - 18:30
28th September 2017, 9:00 – 13:30, European Parliament, Room P1A002, Brussels
Organised by the European Parliament Intergroup on Integrity, Transparency, Corruption and Organised Crime (ITCO)
Please sign up at the link of the Event website.
9:00 – 9:15 | Welcome speech: Benedek Jávor, Greens/EFA MEP and ITCO bureau member
9:15 – 10:30 | Transparency at both EU and Member State level: Challenges and Success Stories
Moderator: Alberto Alemanno, Professor of EU law and founder of The Good Lobby
– Claude Archer, Anticor/Transparencia.be
– Delphine Reuter, the MEPs Project
– Helen Darbishire, Access Info Europe
+ Flash presentations of max 5 minutes for whoever requests the floor, including guests such as the US lawyers working on the Monsanto case, Romanian investigative journalists and Bulgarian civil society organisations, etc.
10:30 – 11:00 | Coffee break
11:00 – 12:15 | The way forward: Increasing transparency in the EU institutions and Member States. What needs to be done?
Moderator: Monica Macovei, ECR MEP and ITCO bureau member
– Martin Krüger, Head of Unit, Transparency, European Commission
– Honor Mahony, Communication Unit, European Ombudsman’s Office
– Daniel Freund, Transparency International EU
+ Flash presentations of max 5 minutes for whoever requests the floor
12:15 – 12:30 | Closing Dennis de Jong, MEP for the GUE/NGL Group, co-President of the ITCO intergroup TBC