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Workshop: Reviving the European project
január 31 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Innovative communication to tackle Euroscepticism
Comprehending and Debating Euroscepticism (CODES) is a project combining research and public awareness building, co-funded by the Europe for Citizens Programme. Through local public debates in Slovakia, Hungary, Germany, Austria, Bulgaria, and Latvia, the project identified the sources of public Euroscepticism, and developed tools to better communicate EU policies at national and local levels.
This workshop will present and discuss innovative communication ideas that could impact in the run-up of the 2019 European Parliament elections.
9:45 Registrations 1
10:00 Welcoming by Christophe Leclercq
10:02-10:20 Comprehending Euroscepticism? Results from CODES project: Aneta Világi & Pavol Baboš, Comenius University, CODES project leaders
10:20-11:00 INTERACTIVE PANEL: Debating the CODES project’s results – Q&A
•What are the main roots of Euroscepticism?
•Euroscepticism and national politics
•Forces at work: Pro-European & Fact-checking versus Populism & Fake News
•How can we link it to the upcoming 2019 EP Elections?
11:00-11:30 BRAINSTORMING SESSION in small groups: Discussing the solutions
•Euroscepticism, communication and media strategy
•Decentralised and local approaches to communicate EU policies
•How to foster local responses to promote EU policies?
•What are the main tools against Euroscepticism?
11:30-12:00 Wrap-up and concluding remark
to be confirmed *
Aneta Világi & Pavol Baboš, Comenius University, CODES project leaders
Luc Van den Brande, Special Adviser to President Juncker, “outreach towards citizens” and former President Committee of Regions
Stephen Clark*, Director for Relations with Citizens, EP
Morten Løkkegaard*, MEP
Natalie Sarkic-Todd, Director European Network and Projects EURACTIV
Christophe Leclercq, founder EURACTIV
To confirm your participation, please register here: http://bit.ly/2zNF2eF
Wednesday January 31st | 10:00-12:00
EURACTIV Network Office, Boulevard Charlemagne 1, 1041 Brussels