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Transparent, Clean & Accountable EU Lobbying!

Poster of Clean-Lobbying-Event in Brussels on 3 September 2015

Transparent, Clean & Accountable EU Lobbying!

03-08-2015

This conference in the European Parliament on 3rd September 2015 will bring together experts, citizens and politicians working on anti-corruption measures. The event will explore international best practice. Democracy International makes use of the occasion to steer into the policy discussion anti-corruption measures that citizens find worthwhile implementing, as gathered through an online-survey.

We will inform you about the link of the live streaming via our social media channels, Facebook and Twitter.

Programme, Brussels 3 September 2015

15:00-15:15
Welcome: Benedek Javor, MEP (Green, Hungarian)

Panel 1 – 15:15-16:00

Transparency towards citizens and on documents
Moderator: Max Andersson (Green, Swedish)
Sven Giegold, MEP and rapporteur for the INI report on Transparency, Accountability and Integrity
Helen Darbishire, Vice President and Executive Director of Access Info Europe
Atlatso Hungary (created template letters to ask Hungarian institutions for info about spending EU funds) (requested)
 
Panel 2 – 16:00-16:45

Lobby-transparency in the EU, US and Canada incl. presenting the Green Group’s lobby transparency initiative
Moderator: Julia Reda, MEP (Greens/EFA, Pirate Party, German)
Sven Giegold, MEP and rapporteur for the INI report on Transparency, Accountability and Integrity
Bruce Bergen, Senior Legal Advisor to the Commissioner of Lobbying, Canada
Thomas Susman, American bar association
Transparency International (requested)
 
Panel 3 – 16:45-17:30

Avoiding conflicts of interest in the EU and in France
Moderator: Ulrike Lunacek, EP-Vice Pres (Green, Austrian) and Pascal Durand (Green, French)
Sven Giegold, MEP and rapporteur for the INI report on Transparency, Accountability and Integrity
Élodie Cuerq, Responsable du pôle Communication & Relations institutionnelles d l’Haute Autorité pour la transparence de la vie publique
Martin Pijon, Corporate Europe Observatory (requested)
Conclusion: Sven Giegold

Registration online here.

(programme as of 4 August 2015).

 

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