Mark Zuckerberg hearing at the European Parliament today

The founder and CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, will arrive at the European Parliament later today for a meeting with President Antonio Tajani and Parliament’s political leadership.

The meeting will begin at around 18:20 and include the participation of the President and Rapporteur of the Parliamentary Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. The meeting comes in the same week that the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation enters into force, setting a new global standard for consumer data privacy.

The Conference of Presidents will be transmitted live and be available via streaming as well as from Parliament’s Facebook Live account.  The meeting will also be broadcast live via EbS+.

President Tajani will be meeting Mr Zuckerberg bilaterally, before the Conference of Presidents, at 18.00.  EbS+ will provide broadcast footage of the round table.

Press Conference

At 19.30 President Tajani will hold a press conference in the press room of the European Parliament (also broadcast live on EbS+) and webstreamed on the outcome of the meeting.



Live broadcast: on EbS+ (see schedule):

EP Facebook Live: