Event: the Southern Gas Corridor – A discussion on energy security, democracy and human rights violations from Italy to Azerbaijan

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Event details:


When?
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
2 pm – 5.30 pm

Where?
Résidence Palace
155, rue de la Loi
1040 Brussels, Belgium

Register here online (registration is obligatory)


The conference will be structured as follows:


Introductory remarks – 10 min
By MEP Claude Turmes (Greens/EFA, Luxembourg) and Emma Hughes, Platform (UK)

Session 1 – Energy security for whom? The case of human rights violations in Azerbaijan – 90 min

  • Video interventions from
    • Khadija Ismaylova, investigative journalist arrested on 16 December 2014 by the Azerbaijan authorities
    • Emin Milli, editor, Meydan TV
  • Panel discussion with Idrak Abbasov, independent journalist from Azerbaijan, and Arzu Geybullaeva, Radio Free Europe/Azeri service
  • Q&A session and interventions from the audience

Coffee break – 15 min

Session 2 – Projects of Common Interest – in whose interest? The Italian resistance to the Trans Adriatic Pipeline – 90 min

  • Panel discussion with Marco Potì, mayor of Melendugno, Lecce (Italy); Alberto Santoro, No TAP committee (Italy);
  • Q&A session and interventions from the audience

Final comments and conclusions – 5 minutes
by MEP Claude Turmes (Greens/EFA, Luxembourg) and Elena Gerebizza


Register here online (registration is obligatory)

Event invitation & agenda (pdf)

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