More Participation for 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?

Publication: DINNER DIALOGUE. Conference on the Future of Europe

On 4 February 2020, the Bertelsmann Stiftung, together with the King Baudouin Foundation and the Open Society Foundations, organised a DINNER ...

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