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The fight against corruption: a commitment to democracy

Event date: 17 Oct 18

Brussels, October 17, 2018 European Parliament PHS 1C051

The fight against corruption: a commitment to democracy

Date

17 Oct 18

Time

14:30

The Fight against Corruption: a commitment to democracy

Brussels, October 17, 2018

European Parliament: Room PHS 1C051

• Paloma López Bermejo

• Rina Ronja Kari

• Nikolaos Chountis

TIME: 14: 30-18: 30

PROPOSAL FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SESSION

14: 30-14: 45

Presentation: Gabi Zimmer (GUE / NGL)

Paloma López MEP

Roundtable 1:

14: 45-16:15

Public and private corruption in Europe

The purpose of this roundtable would be to highlight the global dimension, at European level, of the issue of corruption: both in the public sphere and in the private sphere;

Speakers:

Verónica Grondona (chair)
Gianluca Exposito ( Executive Secretary GRACO-Council of Europe)
Juan Moreno (attorney for the civil prosecution in the Gurtel case (Spain));
Jacobo Dopico, (Professor Criminal Law University Carlos III Madrid)

  
Roundtable 2

16:15-17:30

Civil society and the fight against corruption

The objective is to highlight the activity of civil society in the fight against corruption, with particular attention to the case of "informers".

Speakers:

Paloma López (Chair)
Enrique de Santiago, (Lawyer and General Secretary of PCE)
Paco Segura, Ecologistas en Acción
Nicholas Aiossa EU Policy Officer Transparency International
Carlos Enrique Bayo, Periodista Público

17:30-17:45

coffee break 
Roundtable 3

17: 45-18: 30

Things the EU can do to prevent corruption

The aim is to put the accent on the European dimension and the potential (or not) of the EU to fight against corruption

Martin Schirdewan(chair)
Paloma López (MEP)
Nikolaos Chountis (MEP)

 

 

For more information please contact: pedro.chavesgiraldos@europarl.europa.eu

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