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More Participation for a citizen centered Europe

The European Union, which likes to talk about the “Europe of the Citizens,” continues to find it difficult to come to terms with the direct involvement of citizens in European policymaking. But the EU needs their support. The EU cannot be taken for granted, and its democratic legitimacy must be justified and recreated on a daily basis. The Europeans want to play a part in EU policymaking. However, how can they do that apart from voting in elections?

Contact persons

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Dr. Dominik Hierlemann
Senior Advisor
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Anna Renkamp
Senior Project Manager
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Dr. Andrey Demidov
Project Manager
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Anna Rachel Heckhausen
Junior Project Manager
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Dr. Christian Huesmann
Project Manager
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Dr. Stefan Roch
Project Manager
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Marita Hauernherm-Fronemann
Senior Project Assistant
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Sandra Bussemaß
Project Assistant
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Sandra Stratos
Project Assistant

Conference Observatory

The Conference on the Future of Europe Front and Centre

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Publications

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DOMINIK HIERLEMANN, STEFAN ROCH, PAUL BUTCHER, JANIS A. EMMANOUILIDIS, CORINA STRATULAT, MAARTEN DE GROOT