The European Investigative Journalism and Dataharvest Conference organised by Journalismfund.eu, is the most relevant networking event for investigative and data journalists in Europe. Dataharvest EIJC17 will take place on Friday 19, Saturday 20 and Sunday morning 21 May 2017, with a pre-conference Hack Day on Thursday 18 May.
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Friday, May 19 • 15:15 - 16:15
Who lobbies the EU? Understanding the data and structures

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Transparency International has followed the career path of 512 former Commissoiners and MEPs made available via the EU Integrity Watch database http://www.integritywatch.eu/, a recent report indicates concerning conflicts of interests. Raphaël Kergueno from Transparency International is the man behind the dataset. Also on this panel Theresa Crysman will introduce the working of Lobbyfacts, a tool provided by a Brussels lobbywatcher NGOs based upon the EU's own transparency register. At this panel you'll get an introduction about the background of the data and the working of the platform https://lobbyfacts.eu/ BOTH SPEAKERS ALSO WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR THE LOBBY-WORKSHOP FOLLOWING THIS PRESENTATION.

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Theresa Crysmann

Media Officer, Corporate Europe Observatory
Corporate Europe Observatory is a Brussels-based NGO which exposes and challenges the corporate capture of EU policy-making.
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Raphaël Kergueno

Policy officer, Transparency International EU

Friday May 19, 2017 15:15 - 16:15 CEST