Programme

Public hearing on “Communicating fundamental rights and the rule of law"

Remote event via Interactio, online platform - Monday, 18 July 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

Agenda

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

10.00 a.m. - 10.10 a.m. | Welcome and introduction

István Komoróczki, President of study group SOC/725 - Communicating fundamental rights and the rule of law

10.10 a.m. - 11.00 a.m. | Panel I – Questions of narratives: communicating when values are challenged

Moderator: Cristian Pîrvulescu, EESC Rapporteur of study group SOC/725 - Communicating fundamental rights and the rule of law

  • Friso Roscam Abbing, Adviser on Communication, European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights – remotely
  • Simona Drenik Bavdek, Assistant Head of the Center for Human Rights, Human Rights Ombudsman of the Republic of Slovenia – remotely
  • Thomas Coombes, founder, Hope-Based communications – remotely

Q&A

11.00 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. | Break

11.30 a.m. - 12.45 p.m. | Panel II – Making the rule of law and fundamental rights concrete for people

Moderator: José Antonio Moreno Díaz, EESC Co-rapporteur of study group SOC/725 - Communicating fundamental rights and the rule of law

The rule of law:

  • Martin Šolc, President, International Bar Association (IBA) – remotely
  • Albert Guasch Rafael, Communications Coordinator, Democracy Reporting International – remotely

Fundamental rights, including economic and social rights:

  • Koldo Casla, Director of the Human Rights Centre Clinic, University of Essex – remotely
  • Todor Ivanov, Secretary General, Eurocoop – remotely
  • Isabelle Schoemann, Confederal secretary of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC)

Q&A

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

  • Cristian Pîrvulescu, EESC Rapporteur
  • José Antonio Moreno Díaz, EESC Co-Rapporteur

Interpretation requested from English, Spanish and Romanian into English, Spanish and Romanian.

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2022-07-18_SOC 725 Hearing - Programme