This page shows a selection of speakers at the Forum. For a full list of speakers please see the individual sessions in the programme.
Laura Ferrara is a lawyer, human rights activist as well as an activist of the Movimento 5 Stelle, an Italian political movement that promotes the direct participation of citizens in the management of public affairs. She is a Member of the European Parliament and rapporteur on the reports on the situation of fundamental rights in Europe, on the fight against crime and corruption, and on public access to documents. In order to strengthen the instruments to prevent violations of fundamental rights, she proposed introducing a permanent EU mechanism to prevent and resolve such violations within Member States.