EP instruments, sources, and resources

6. Hearings

A committee can set up an expert hearing when this is deemed fundamental to working on a certain topic. Hearings can also be held jointly by two or more committees. Most committees organises regular hearings to consult experts on crucial topics.

Page about the hearings that contains all information available, including programmes, speeches, and precious preparatory documents. 

Take for example the multimedia material related to the hearing organised by the LIBE Committee in 2012 on the directive against discrimination: 

20-03-2012 - Unblocking the Anti-Discrimination Directive 

Speeches by: Pierre Baussand Social Platform, Ioannis Dimitrakopoulos, European Agency for Fundamental Rights; Svetoslav Hristov Malinov Group of the European People's Party; Isabelle Chopin, European Network of independent experts in the field of non-discrimination.