28/09/2017 – Right to Know Day
European Parliament, Brussels

Right to Know Day, Brussels, 28th September 2017

9:00 – 18:30, European Parliament, Room P1A002

Organised by the European Parliament Intergroup on Integrity, Transparency, Corruption and Organised Crime (ITCO)

Interpretation into French and Romanian will be provided*

9:00 – 9:15
» Welcome speech

Benedek Jávor, MEP Greens/EFA Group, 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

Participants (MAX 10 mins each):
– Claude Archer, Anticor/
– Delphine Reuter, Representative from the MEPs Project
– Helen Darbishire, Access Info Europe

+ Flash presentations of max 5 minutes for whoever requests the floor

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, MEP ECR Group, ITCO bureau member

– Rosita Hickey, Head of Strategic Inquiries, European Ombudsman’s Office
– Martin Krüger, Head of Transparency Unit, European Commission
– 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


Register for this event here.