20 April 2022 — Members of the Coalition Against SLAPPs in Europe (CASE) have announced that they will host a press briefing on 28 April at 11:00 CEST in response to the European Commission’s proposed measures to tackle SLAPPs in Europe.
The event will feature a presentation of the European Commission’s proposed measures from Věra Jourová, Vice President of the European Commission. This will be followed by a conversation and Q&A session with Matthew Caruana Galizia, Director of the Daphne Caruana Galizia Foundation. After this, there will be a short panel discussion with representatives of CASE:
- Flutura Kusari (Senior Legal Adviser, ECPMF)
- Linda Ravo (Senior Advocacy Consultant, Civil Liberties Union For Europe)
- Charlie Holt (UK Campaigns Manager, Greenpeace International).
This panel will be moderated by Sarah Clarke, Executive Director of ARTICLE 19 Europe and Head of the Europe and Central Asia team.
A full agenda for the session can be found here.
The press briefing will take place in a hybrid format. Participants can attend in person at the Auditorium of the Breydel Building at the European Commission, Brussels or online. Registration for both online and in person attendance can be completed here. Online participants will receive a link to join the session via email in advance of the event.