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10.12.2021 – 16:04

Conference on the Future of Europe

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KW 49: Young ideas for the future of Europe

As part of the “EngagEUrConference” project, young Europeans from Germany, Slovenia and Portugal have their own ideas for Future of Europe developed and as concrete policy recommendations for the areas “EU in the world” such as “Climate change and the environment“formulated.

On Monday, December 13, 2021, three representatives of the youth project will meet these demands in one online public debate present and discuss with members of the conference on the future of Europe. from 2.30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. Daniel Freund, Member of the European Parliament, and Nik Prebil, Member of the State Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia, will also be there.

The project is part of the program #EngagEUrCouncil.of the Institute for European Politics (IEP) eV Berlin. It offers young people from Germany, Slovenia and Portugal the opportunity to actively participate in political issues on the occasion of the trio EU Council Presidency of these countries in 2021. The program is funded by the Mercator Foundation and the Federal Government’s Press and Information Office and supported by the European Union’s “Europe for Citizens” program.

KW 49 – December events in Germany

Citizens across the EU are now meeting to discuss the future of the Union. There are not only local events, interested parties can also connect digitally and take part online. The European Information Center invites you to an online information and discussion event on December 9th with the title “Africa – a practical test for European foreign policy? “. The next day another discussion is going on Serbia, the Western Balkans and the EU – and the question of how these countries could find their way into the EU.

The two day 6-Region Dialogue Organized by the state government of Baden-Württemberg at the end of November, it had a particularly large number of followers. On December 10th and 11th, 100 citizens from six European regions (Baden-Württemberg, Saxony, Grand-Est (France), Dolnoslaskie (Poland), Karlovasy Kraj and Ústecký Kraj (Czech Republic) will speak about a common vision for the Future of Europe. The results will be presented at a closing event at the Baden-Württemberg representation in Brussels.

KW 48 – Citizens’ Forum in Dublin postponed

The citizens’ forum planned for the beginning of December in Dublin has to be postponed to spring 2022 due to the corona situation in Ireland. However, the third meeting on “Democracy in Europe” is scheduled to take place between December 10th and 12th in Florence.

The virtual session on the subjects of “EU in the world” and “Migration” has just ended. The ideas and recommendations developed in the process will be discussed at the plenary sessions of the future conference with national representatives and MEPs in Strasbourg in mid-December and at the end of January.

Here you can find the blog posts from the previous month.

In which Europe do we want to live in the future? – With the Conference on the future of Europe the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission offer you the opportunity to participate in order to jointly discuss Europe’s challenges and priorities. The FuturEU team publishes the latest news and well-founded explanatory pieces in multimedia formats for your reporting about the conference. This background knowledge prepares the participating Europeans well for the conference in order to help shape the future of Europe. #TheFutureIsYours

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