ERA: Access to Documents in the EU and Beyond


20 Nov 2017 to 21 Nov 2017



Event Type

M - Seminar, presentation


Justice & Home Affairs

Event Location


Event Description

Regulation 1049/2001 in Practice

Language: English

Organiser: ERA (Karolina Rokicka)

Event number: 417D95


This seminar will provide participants with answers to practical questions on access to information and documents in the European Union. It will offer an overview of recent case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union, and the future development of access to information will be discussed.

Key topics

  • Right to information in the EU
  • Regulation 1049/2001 in the practice of the EU institutions
  • National practice in access to documents
  • Recent case law regarding access to documents
  • Transparency RegisterSpeakers

    Martine Fouwels, Deputy Head of Transparency Unit, Secretariat General, European Commission, Brussels

    Ewa Gromnicka, Counsel, Permanent Representation of Poland to the EU, Brussels

    Päivi Leino-Sandberg, Professor of International and European Law, UEF Law School; Academy of Finland Research Fellow, Helsinki

    Chiara Malasomma, Head of Transparency Unit, Directorate for Interinstitutional Affairs and Legislative Coordination, European Parliament, Brussels

    Emanuele Rebasti, Legal Service, Council of the European Union, Brussels

    Graham Smith, Senior Advisor, Cabinet of the European Ombudsman, Brussels

    Representative of Access Info Europe, Madrid



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