OLAF Round Table on Anti-fraud Communication

How Information and communication can be a means of EU fraud prevention and a true service to the citizens in the respect of their rights ?

This Round Table, on Anti-Fraud Communication (How Information and Communication can be a means of EU fraud prevention and a true service for the citizens in the respect of their rights?) is addressed, in particular, to experts of institutional communication (more specifically in anti-fraud, police and other law enforcement matters, etc.), academia (legal, economic, journalistic and communication fields), members of investigative and judicial services (national and international), members of European Institutions, journalists and any other person dealing with specific experience in these such fields.

Why an investigative service should have the powers and the duty to communicate on its work and what are its limits ?

Foreword by Siim KALLAS pdf - 314 KB [314 KB] ,
Vice-President of the European Commission
responsible for Administrative Affairs, Audit and Anti-fraud.

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  • Ioan AMARIE pdf - 33 KB [33 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    National Anti-Corruption Prosecutor - Speech - "The Romanian PNA's experience."
  • Lars ANDRÉN pdf - 123 KB [123 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it) svenska (sv)
    Head of Information, Swedish Customs - "Limitations and possibilities: Swedish Customs give its views on information and communication policy in a very open society."
  • Oscar BARTOLI pdf - 71 KB [71 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    Journalist and distinguished Lecturer on Public Relations and Mass Media, Washington DC, USA - "The different perspective of a European living in the US."
  • Dragan BISENIC pdf - 18 KB [18 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    Journalist of Danas Daily, Chief Editor of the Serbian magazine "CorD", Serbia - "Three unsolved cases in Serbia."
  • Iuliana BOTEZAN pdf - 100 KB [100 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    PhD in Information Science, Professor of the Universidad Complutense, Faculty of Information Science, Madrid, Spain - "Striking the right balance in disclosing information: a dream or reality ?"
  • Enrico BRIVIO pdf - 33 KB [33 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    Journalist, Associated Press Association, Correspondent, "Il Sole 24 Ore", Italy - "A EU Press Room perspective in anti-fraud communication strategy."
  • Franz-Hermann BRÜNER pdf - 9 KB [9 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    Director General of OLAF - Seminar Opening and Welcoming Address
  • Alessandro BUTTICE pdf - 275 KB [275 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    Head of Communication, Public Relations and Spokesman Unit, OLAF, European Commission - "What Anti-Fraud Information and Communication policy for OLAF ?"
  • Paulo CASACA pdf - 16 KB [16 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    Member of the European Parliament, Co-ordinator of the Party of European Socialists (PSE) Group in the Budgetary Control Committee (COCOBU) - "Secrecy and information : the need to find the right balance."
  • Lorenzo CESA pdf - 30 KB [30 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    Member of the European Parliament, Vice-Chairman of the Member Group of the European People's Party (EPP) (CD) and European Democrats (ED), Member of the Budgetary Control Committee (COCOBU) - "Cui prodest OLAF without voice ?"
  • Corinne CLEOSTRATE pdf - 76 KB [76 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    Head of the Information and Communication Office, French Customs - "The experience of French Customs."
  • Walter CRETELLA LOMBARDO pdf - 13 KB [13 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    General, Head of Unit II of the General Commando, Guardia di Finanza, Italy- "Guardia di Finanza's anti-fraud communication plan."
  • Thierry CRETIN pdf - 103 KB [103 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    Head of Unit - Investigations and Operations Directorate, OLAF, European Commission - "Communication : a tactful art."
  • Arturo CUERVO pdf - 59 KB [59 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    former Director of the Communication, Informational and Social Relations Office, Guardia Civil, Spain- "Using of Communication in the Smuggling Prevention."
  • Paolo DI GIANNANTONIO pdf - 24 KB [24 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    Journalist, RAI 1 news service - "Why informing and communicating also means fighting and preventing fraud : a personal experience."
  • Gérard DUBOIS pdf - 23 KB [23 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    Professor of Public Health, Head of Public Health Department, Faculty of Medicine, Amiens, France - "Communication, relationships to the mediae, tobacco industry and smuggling."
  • Alain DUMORT pdf - 18 KB [18 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    Head of the audiovisual service, Directorate general Press and Communication, European Commission - "The audiovisual communication of the European Commission."
  • Szabolcs FAZAKAS pdf - 314 KB [314 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    Member of the European Parliament, Chairman of the Budgetary Control Committee (COCOBU) - Opening address at the OLAF-Seminar: “Deterring Fraud by Informing the Public”
  • Daniela FILIPESCU pdf - 52 KB [52 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    European correspondent, Prima TV Romania - "Communication towards Citizens : a Democratic Principle of the Work of the Institutions."
  • Ekaterina GENOVA pdf - 13 KB [13 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it) , Head of the Public Relations Department, Bulgarian Customs - "Bulgarian Customs and the media."
  • Adam HEMPEL pdf - 23 KB [23 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it) polski (pl)
    Head of Polish Anti-Fraud Co-Ordination Service - Bureau for International Treasury Relation, Ministry of Finance, Poland - "The scope and methods of cooperation with the mass media, institutions and concerned units involved in protecting public Community funds in Poland."
  • Ion ILIESCU pdf - 20 KB [20 KB] Deutsch (de)
    President of Romania - Speech - "Information and Communication as a means of creating a public culture of honesty and transparency in the disbursement of public funds."
  • David JONES pdf - 41 KB [41 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    Head of Information Serious Fraud Office, - United Kingdom- "Information Partnership between the media
    and an investigative service."
  • Siim KALLAS pdf - 18 KB [18 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    Vice President for the European Commission on Administrative Affairs, Audit and Anti-Fraud, European Commission - Speech - Opening address at the OLAF Seminar: "Deterring Fraud by Informing the Public”.
  • Anssi KARTILA pdf - 18 KB [18 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    Senior Adviser of Investigation, National Board of Customs, Finland - speech - "Communication tools and international operations as a means of fraud prevention."
  • Raymond KENDALL pdf - 16 KB [16 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    Chairman of the OLAF Supervisory Committee, Honorary Secretary-General of Interpol, Lyon, France - Opening adress at the seminar on Anti-Fraud Communication
  • Silvana KOCH-MEHRIN pdf - 16 KB [16 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    Vice-Chairwoman, Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe, Substitute, Budgetary Control Committee (COCOBU) - "Perspectives for OLAF."
  • Antonio LAUDATI pdf - 36 KB [36 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    National anti-Mafia Deputy Prosecutor - "Using mass media to fight organised crime."
  • Eva-Lisa LENNSTRAND pdf - 114 KB [114 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    Head of Information Economic Crimes Bureau, Sweden - "Public access and secrecy: a comprehensive description by the Economic Crimes Bureau of some of the main laws on openness."
  • Julio LESMES ANEL pdf - 21 KB [21 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    Assistant Director-General responsible for External Communication, Spanish Taxation Agency, Spain -"An integrated strategy in the fight against fraud."
  • Richard LINNING pdf - 42 KB [42 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    FIPR EUPRERA Past President, , European Confederation of Public Relations, IPRA Campaign for Media Transparency, Expert on the Romanian Prime Minister's Department of Inspection and Monitoring of the Transparent Use of Community Funds - "Fighting and preventing fraud also means informing and communicating : a personal perspective."
  • Annika LOIGU, Advisor - Public Relations Department, Ministry of Finance / Anti-Fraud Co-Ordination Service, Estonia;
    Anu ADRA, Head of press Bureau, Estonian Police;
    Marke TARMO, Head ofPublic Relations division, Estonian Customs Board -
    "How Information and Communication can be a means of EU fraud prevention and a true service for the citizens in the respect of their rights ?" pdf - 76 KB [76 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
  • Jeff LOVITT pdf - 53 KB [53 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    Director of Communications - Transparency International, Germany - Presented at the Seminar - "The Information Challenge : Transparency International and Combating Corruption."
  • Anke MARTINY pdf - 127 KB [127 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    Board Member of Transparency International Germany - "Communication - key to flushing out corruption."
  • Lieven MUYLAERT
    Head of the Communication Department, Belgian Customs and Excise Administration;
    Luc DESOMERE
    National Investigation Department of Belgian Customs and Excise -
    "How the diffusion of information can contribute to optimize the fight against fraud." pdf - 114 KB [114 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it) Nederlands (nl)
  • Francesco NAPOLETANO pdf - 12 KB [12 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    Director of the Communication and External Relations Department, Agenzia delle Dogane, Italy- "Information partnership."
  • Adrian NASTASE pdf - 31 KB [31 KB] Deutsch (de)
    Prime Minister of Romania - Speech - "The importance of the measures to combat fraud and to raise awareness the general public and of journalists in particular."
  • Florian NEUHANN pdf - 165 KB [165 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    Graduate from the Geschwister-Scholl-Institute for Political Science, University of Munich, and freelance journalist, Germany - "OLAF and the Public: Why the European Anti-Fraud Office Should Put More Emphasis on the Public's Involvement."
  • Italo PAPPA pdf - 248 KB [248 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es)
    General, Guardia di Finanza, Revenue Police, Italy - "On the side of the Honest : how informing and communicating can help to fight and prevent fraud."
  • Lieve PELLENS pdf - 46 KB [46 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    Spokesman, the Federal Prosecution Service (Parquet fédéral), Belgium - "The Press Magistrate."
  • Gianni PITTELLA pdf - 11 KB [11 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    Member of the European Parliament (Group DS/PES) - "The media have a role to play, if not in terms of prevention, at least in encouraging the dissemination of a culture of respect for the law by highlighting the damage which fraudulent activities cause to citizens."
  • Victor PONTA pdf - 110 KB [110 KB]
    Doctor PhD, Minister for implementation of international programmes, Romanian government - Speech - "Information and communication: why an investigative service should have the powers and the duty to communicate its work and what its limits are."
  • Francesca RUGGIERI pdf - 99 KB [99 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    Lawyer, Academic Project Manager, Centre for European Criminal Law, Como, Italy - "Information and fraud prevention in the European Union: the viewpoint of a criminal procedure lawyer."
  • Michaele SCHREYER pdf - 19 KB [19 KB] Deutsch (de)
    Member of the European Commission responsible for the Budget and the Fight Against Fraud - Speech- "To learn to share information which we communicate to the public to let them know what fraud is, how dangerous fraud can be and what we are doing together to tackle the problem."
  • Mihai TANASESCU pdf - 15 KB [15 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    Finance Minister of Romania - Speech - "Information and Communication : improving transparency and the procedures for spending public funds."
  • Diemut THEATO pdf - 24 KB [24 KB] dansk (da) Deutsch (de) ελληνικά (el) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it) Nederlands (nl) português (pt) suomi (fi) svenska (sv)
    Member of the European Parliament, Chairwoman of the Budgetary Control Committee (COCOBU), 5th term: 1999 - 2004 - Speech - "An International information network is absolutely necessary and indispensible." All available translations. All available translations.
  • Cristian UNTEANU pdf - 22 KB [22 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    European correspondent, Prima TV Romania - "Communication towards Citizens: a Democratic Principle in the Work of Institutions."
  • Juha VILKKO pdf - 17 KB [17 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) italiano (it)
    Senior Customs Inspector, National Board of Customs, Finland - "The role of mass media in the fight against fraud."
  • Johannes VON DOHNANYI pdf - 29 KB [29 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es)
    Journalist, Sonntags Blick, Ringier AG, Zurich, Switzerland - "Investigative Journalists and the Protection of Sources."
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