Prospects for Europe – How to enhance European Democracy
Jo Leinen, 11 April 2018 at the 9th Brussels Wednesday Social
On 11 April 2018, Jo Leinen discussed with our guests how to improve the current electoral system in the EU to create a real "European" democracy through more transparent and visible elections supported by bottom-up citizen engagement.
Prospects for Europe – time for a new bargain?
Janis A. Emmanouilidis , 8 November 2017 at the 8th Brussels Wednesday Social
On 8 November Janis Emmanouilidis discussed with our guests how the EU27 could exploit the current window of opportunity to re-energise the integration process and regain the trust of the citizens.
“Freedom, Egality, Fraternity? How the French elections impact Europe.”
Daniel Cohn-Bendit at the 30th Berlin Wednesday Social
On 10 May 2017 more than 200 guests attended the 30th Berlin Wednesday Social with Daniel Cohn-Bendit to discuss the topic “Freedom, Egality, Fraternity? How the French elections impact Europe.”
“Because once the spirit of equality has taken root in a society, it can never be removed unless it withers away”
Margrethe Vestager, EU Commissioner for Competition, at the 7th Brussels Wednesday Social on 8th March 2017
On the International Women’s Day, Commissioner Vestager discussed with our guests how to advance Europe’s society towards more fairness and equal opportunities -not only for women, but also for disadvantaged groups- by defending the rule of law and making sure that the rules of fair competition are respected by all.
"We are remarkable if we are a European team"
Günther H. Oettinger at the 6th Brussels Wednesday Social on 19th October, 2016
Asking „Can the digital single market re-connect citizens with Europe?“ Commissioner Günther H. Oettinger discussed with our guests the need for a European strategy to accelerate digitalisation and thereby emphasised the importance of appropriate infrastructure, common standards and skills to stabilise the European project.