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Draft agenda

Simultaneous interpretation requested from French, German, English, Italian, Latvian, Polish and Romanian into French, English, Italian and Polish.

09.00 - 09.30 a.m. | Registration

09.30 - 09.45 a.m. | Welcome and opening session

  • Pavel Trantina, President of the Section for Employment, Social Affairs and Citizenship (SOC) of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)

09.45 - 10.45 a.m. | Panel 1 and debate - Background and current situation

Moderator: Giuseppe Iuliano, President of the EESC study group on Financing civil society organisations by the EU

  • Waltraud Heller, Programme Manager Civil Society Cooperation, European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights
  • Veronika Móra, Director of Hungarian Environmental Partnership Foundation, Editor of the Good grant making guide, designed for public or private donors considering launching small grant schemes for the benefit of civil society
  • Julia Kluczyńska, Legal expert, National Federation of Polish NGOs

Debate with the audience

10.45 - 11.00 a.m. | Coffee break

11.00 a.m. - 12.50 p.m. | Panel 2 and debate - Recommendations for the future Multiannual Financial Framework concerning civil society

Moderator: Jean-Marc Roirant, rapporteur of the EESC opinion on Financing civil society organisations by the EU

Debate with the audience

12.50 - 13.00 p.m. | Closing remarks

  • Jean-Marc Roirant, rapporteur of the EESC opinion on Financing civil society organisations by the EU