EU’s externalisation of borders


5 December 2017

EU’s externalisation of borders

GUE/NGL Hearing
“EU’s externalisation of borders”
Time: 9:00 – 12:30
Room: ASP1G2

Simultaneous interpretation will be provided in English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Swedish, Spanish, Farsi
Live web-streaming available 
9:00-9:10: Welcome introduction: Cornelia Ernst, LIBE GUE/NGL coordinator (tbc)
09.10: Panel 1: EU’s externalisation of borders: putting the issue into perspective
Chair: Miguel Urban, MEP, GUE/NGL
Dr. Violeta Moreno-Lax, Queen Mary University of London
Dr. Azadeh Dastyari, Deputy Director, Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Australia
Mark Akkerman & Ben Hayes, TNI
Raphael Shilav, OXFAM international (tbc)
Exchange of views (first intervention by Barbara Spinelli, MEP, GUE/NGL)
10:30: Panel 2: EU’s externalisation in key countries
Chair: Marie-Christine Vergiat, MEP, GUE/NGL
Sara Prestianni, ARCI, on Niger and Mali
Helena Maleno, Caminando Fronteras (tbc), on Morocco
speaker tbc, on Afghanistan
Martin Plaut, journalist, on the Horn of Africa (tbc)
speaker tbc, on Lybia
Exchange of views
12:20: Conclusion:
Marina Albiol, MEP, GUE/NGL
Malin Björk, MEP, GUE/NGL

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