EUI forum on democratic participation and the future of Europe
EU3D researcher Kalypso Nicolaidis and the School of Transnational Governance hosts a public forum on citizen participation on 9 November 2021 as a run up to the European Citizens' Panels at EUI.
The EUI Democracy Forum explores the range, promise and potential of citizen participation in Europe, by taking the Conference on the Future of Europe (CoFoE) as a case in point. It provides a bridge between academia, European institutions, practitioners, and civil society in order to help CoFoE to become a window and a test for what the EU could and should do following the conference, and beyond; respectively, the Forum's members come from the world of academia, civil society and policy-making.
So far, the forum has looked at the methodology of the conference and how selection and inclusion actually worked in practice. It has also analysed the related political tensions and concerns. As "critical friends" of the conference, its main interest is to assess how this ambitious initiative could serve as a blueprint to be extended in current and future attempts to reinvent European democracy.
EU3D researcher Kalypso Nicolaidis is one of the organisers of the event and the convener of the EUI-STG Democracy Forum
For more information and registration, visit the event website (www.eui.eu)