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Press conference invite

Date

21 Mar 2013 09:00

Address

Room ASP 5G2, European Parliament
  Brussels
Belgium

Event Type

L - Conference, forum

Organiser type

Federations / Associations

Section

EU Priorities 2020

Event Location

Brussels
Tobacco lobbying and Dalligate - proposed EP special committee on good governance presented

Event Description

When: THURSDAY, 21 March, 10.00 - 10.30

Where: Room ASP 5G2, European Parliament, Brussels

With: Greens/EFA co-president Rebecca Harms and Green MEPs José Bové and Bart Staes

The Greens/EFA group has proposed creating a special committee in the European Parliament to investigate the role of lobbying, notably tobacco lobbying, in the aftermath of the Dalligate scandal. At this press conference, Green MEPs José Bové and Bart Staes will be joined by group co-president Rebecca Harms to outline the mandate for the proposed committee, which has been presented after discussions with other political groups and which it is hoped will be adopted and put into place as soon as possible.

The press conference will also be livestreamed at: http://www.greenmediabox.eu/live/pressconference_tobacco_lobbying/

 
Richard More O'Ferrall,
Press and media officer,
Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament
Mobile: +32-477-443842 - Ph. +32-22841669 (Brussels); +33-388174042
 

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