Public Hearing - The Recovery and the Rule of Law

29 October 2021 – 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Hybrid via Interactio, online platform

Draft Agenda

09.00 a.m. - 10.00 a.m. | Log on to platform / Interactio testing for speakers

10.00 a.m. - 10.15 a.m. | Welcome and introduction

  • Krzysztof Stanisław Balon, EESC Study Group President
  • Christian Bäumler, EESC Rapporteur

10.15 a.m. - 11.15 a.m. | Panel I – Does the recovery and resilience facility further the rule of law – or is it a missed opportunity?

Moderator: Malte Symann, Expert for the rapporteur

  • Elisa Roller, SG.RECOVER.A.2
  • Emilia Korkea-aho, Associate Professor at the University of Eastern Finland (UEF) Law School
  • Miklós Ligeti, Head of Legal Affairs at Transparency International Hungary

11.15 a.m. - 11.45 a.m. | Break

11.45 a.m. - 12.45 p.m. | Panel II –  Is the general regime of conditionality for the protection of the Union budget a potent tool to protect the rule of law?

Moderator: Malte Syman, Expert for the Rapporteur

  • Katalin Cseh, MEP
  • Camino Mortera-Martinez, Senior research fellow, CER
  • Linda Ravo, Senior Advocacy Consultant, Liberties
  • Dr. Roya Sangi, Member of the Constitutional Law Committee of the German Bar Association

12.45 p.m. - 01.00 p.m. | Closing remarks

  • Christian Bäumler, EESC Rapporteur

Participants can speak and listen to DE, EN, IT, PL and RO.