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The Treaty of Lisbon - Treaty of European ParliamentsWarsaw, 22-23 February 2010

Agenda of the conference

  1. Opening address of the Marshal of the Sejm, Bronisław Komorowski
  2. Opening address of the Marshal of the Senate, Bogdan Borusewicz
  3. Panel 1: Subsidiarity monitoring - When? In what form?
    • Prof. Cezary Mik (Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw, Bureau of Research Chancellery of the Sejm) The functions of National Parliaments after the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty
    • Bureau of Research, Chancellery of the Sejm, Parliamentary scrutiny of compliance of EU legislative acts with the principle of subsidiarity
    • Dan Matei (Romania, Chamber of Deputies) Different ways of the Parliaments in the adaptation to subsidiarity test
  4. Panel 2: Active contribution to the good functioning of the EU - To evaluate and scrutinise or to co-create?
    • Prof. Artur Nowak-Far (Poland) The passerelle procedure
    • Mariusz Skowroński (Eurojust) Impact of national parliaments on the improvment of functioning in the area of freedom, security and justice with particular emphasis on monitoring and evaluation of Eurojust
    • Michael Hilger (WEU Assembly) National Parliaments and the Common Security and Defence Policy
  5. Panel 3: EU parliaments' cooperation system - With whom? Together or separately?
    • Loreta Raulinaityte (COSAC Secretariat) The role of the COSAC in the EU interparliamentary cooperation - ongoing debate
    • Olev Aarma (Estonia, Riigikogu) Can working system be made better?
    • Richard Mongin Forrest (Central Support IPEX) Exchanging EU information between national parliaments after the Treaty of Lisbon
    • Paolo Visca (Italy, Chamber of Deputies) "Cooperation system": one step beyond
    • Mario Ruse (Romania, Chamber of Deputies) Better implementation of the best practices of different EU national parliaments
  6. Panel 4: New tasks of parliamentary administration - Adaptation or reform?
    • Andrew Makower (United Kingdom, House of Lords) Life after Lisbon: adapting administrative arrangements
    • : Dr Hinrich Schröder (German Bundestag) New tasks for the parliamentary administration after the Treaty of Lisbon
    • Carsten U. Larsen (Secretary General of the Folketinget )
    • Adriana Costescu (Romania, Chamber of Deputies) Challenges and opportunities for the national parliaments after the Lisbon Treaty
  7. Closing remarks by Ewa Polkowska, Secretary General of the Senate


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