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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Saturday, May 20 • 09:30 - 10:30
Misuse of EU funds - how MEPs channelled money via their own foundations

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Follow the money - A Danish journalist found indications of abuse of funds to European parties via a foundation set up by MEPs. But also MEPs from other countries were involved so he established contacts to journalists in the relevant. Together they unveiled misuse of EU funds dedicated to European parties and MEPS had to repay the money. Meet two of the team members, Peter Jeppesen from Denmark and Sarunas Cerniauskas from Lithuania. And read the work report by the Polish team member Wojtek Ciesla http://www.investigate-europe.eu/en/poland-eu-money-fraud-scandal/

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Peter Jeppesen

Journalist, Ekstra Bladet
Peter Jeppesen is a journalist at Ekstra Bladet.
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Šarūnas Černiauskas

Editor at the Investigative Journalism Department, 15min.lt
One of the leading investigative journalists in Lithuanian, specializing in politics, corruption and data journalism. Awarded for pieces that disclosed major corruption and fraud cases. Former politics' reporter at delfi.lt, currently - head of the Investigative Journalism Department... Read More →

Saturday May 20, 2017 09:30 - 10:30 CEST
C2.23 Thomas More journalism school at the Campus De Ham, Raghenoplein 21, 2800 Mechelen & Campus De Vest, Zandpoortvest 60, 2800 Mechelen, BELGIUM