2.30 p.m.  Welcome and introduction

  • Stefano Palmieri, President of the Section for Economic and Monetary Union and Economic and Social Cohesion (ECO), European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Federico Cafiero De Raho, National Anti-Mafia and Anti-Terrorism Prosecutor, Italian Republic


3.30 p.m. Panel debate

  • Ernesto Ugo Savona, Director of Transcrime (joint research centre on transnational crime)
  • Anja Korenblik, Deputy Chief of the Research Branch, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
  • Gilbert Berk, Head of the Expertise and Stakeholder Management Unit of Europol’s Economic and Financial Crime Centre (EFECC)

Q & A

4.15 - 4.30 p.m.  Break for interpreters

  • Sandro Mattioli, Chairman, mafianeindanke, NGO against the penetration of organised crime into our economy and society
  • Sven Giegold, Member of the European Parliament
  • Floriana Sipala, Head of Unit Organised Crime and Drugs Policy, DG Migration and Home Affairs (HOME), European Commission
  • Karel Lannoo, Chief Executive Officer, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
  • Javier Doz Orrit, rapporteur for the EESC opinion "Combatting tax fraud, tax avoidance and money laundering"

Q & A

5.50 p.m. Summary and conclusions:

  • Stefano Palmieri, President of the ECO Section, EESC

6.00 p.m.  End of the debate

The conference is webstreamed (original, EN,FR,IT).

External participants can ask questions via the Q&A and polling platform

Event code: #EESC-OrganisedCrime 

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