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Event


Article 7: institutional and citizens perspectives

Public conference


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- CONFERENCE PROGRAMME -

9.00-9.30 - Registration and welcome coffee

9.30-9.45

Opening

  • Gwendoline DELBOS-CORFIELD, Greens /EFA, MEP
  • Sylwia SPUREK, S&D, MEP

9.45- 10.50 

1st panel - Institutional perspective from Article 7: state of play and recommendations

Chair:  Sergey LAGODINSKY, Greens /EFA, MEP

Speakers: 

  • Suzana DREŠAJ, Legal Adviser, Permanent Representation of Croatia to the European Union
  • Kaisa MÄNNISTÖ, Legal adviser, Finnish Permanent representation
  • Laurent PECH, Professor of European Law, Jean Monnet Chair of European Public Law, Middlesex University London

10.50-11.00 Coffee break

11.00-12.00

2nd panel - Citizens perspective: how satisfactory is the current Article 7 procedure

Chair:  Malin BJÖRK, GUE, MEP

Speakers: 

  • Małgorzata SZULEKA, Lawyer and projects coordinator, Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights
  • Scott GRIFFEN, Deputy Director, International Press Institute (IPI)
  • Dr. Dávid VIG, director, Amnesty International Hungary

12.00-12.30

Experience from a rapporteur on Article 7 procedure 

Chair: Gwendoline DELBOS-CORFIELD, Greens /EFA, MEP

Judith SARGENTINI, former Greens/EFA MEP (2009-2014)

12.30-12.45

Concluding remarks 

  • Tineke STRIK, Greens /EFA, MEP
  • Anna DONATH, Renew, MEP