Webcast: Expert Seminar on the Finnish EU Presidency and Fundamental Rights
An Expert Seminar on the Finnish EU Presidency and Fundamental Rights is organised on 29th November 2019. The seminar is web-streamed.
Finland will hold the Presidency of the Council of the European Union during the second half of 2019. The Presidency preparations are currently under way. Ministry of Justice, the EU Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) and the Human Rights Centre are organising an Expert Seminar on the Finnish EU Presidency and Fundamental Rights on 29th November 2019 from 10.00 to 12.00. The seminar is web-streamed and recorded. A link to the webcast will be provided at the webpage of the Parliament: www.eduskunta.fi.
The language of the seminar is English.
Recorded webstream can be found here: https://www.eduskunta.fi/FI/lakiensaataminen/taysistunnon_verkkolahetykset/tallenteet/Sivut/default.aspx
10.00-10.05 Welcome: Director Sirpa Rautio, Human Rights Centre
10.05-10.20 Opening: Permanent Secretary Pekka Timonen, Ministry of Justice
10.20-10.50 Keynote speech: Director Michael O’Flaherty, EU Fundamental Rights Agency
10.50-11.00 Comment from the Finnish Parliament, MP Tytti Tuppurainen
11.00-11.10 Comment from the academia, Professor Elina Pirjatanniemi, Institute for Human Rights at the Åbo Akademi University (FRANET)
11.10-11.20 Comment from the civil society, Policy Director Niina Laajapuro, Amnesty International Finnish Section
11.20-11.50 Questions & comments from the participants
11.50-12.00 Closing: Director Johanna Suurpää, Ministry of Justice