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Public Hearing - European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), Jacques Delors building, room JDE 51, Rue Belliard 99, 1040 Brussels, Belgium

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Simultaneous interpretation requested from French, English, Lithuanian and Polish into French, English, Lithuanian and Polish.

International sign language provided.

 

02.00 - 02.30 p.m. | Registration (and coffee)

02.30 - 03.00 p.m. | Opening remarks

Moderator: Linas Lasiauskas, President of the Study Group on SOC/554 - Right of persons with disabilities to vote in EP elections, European Economic and Social Committee

  • Ioannis Vardakastanis, Member of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and President of European Disability Forum (EDF)
  • Helga Stevens, Co-chair of the European Parliament disability intergroup
  • Pascal Durand, Member of the EP Disability intergroup and Group coordinator in the  EP AFCO Committee (tbc)

03.00 - 03.20 p.m. | Keynote speech

  • Krzysztof Pater, Rapporteur of the Study Group on SOC/554 - Right of persons with disabilities to vote in EP elections

03.20 - 04.50 p.m. | Panel 1 - A look into existing projects

Moderator: Linas Lasiauskas, President of the Study Group on SOC/554 - Right of persons with disabilities to vote in EP elections

  • Andrey Ivanov, Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA)
  • Elise Cornu, Council of Europe (CoE)
  • Lusine Badalyan, Organisation for Security and Co - operation in Europe  (OSCE)

Open floor discussion

04.50 - 05.20 p.m. | Panel 2 - Case study: Estonia and electronic voting

Moderator: Linas Lasiauskas, President of the Study Group on SOC/554 - Right of persons with disabilities to vote in EP elections

  • Helin Leichter, Estonia State Electoral Office

Open floor discussion

05.20 - 05.30 p.m. | Closing remarks

  • Krzysztof Pater, Rapporteur of the Study Group on SOC/554 - Right of persons with disabilities to vote in EP elections