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Citizen Debate: The Europe we want, the Europe we need!


20 Mar 2019 09:00 to 17:30


ULB, Faculty of Architecture
Place Flagey, 19


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Date: March 20, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m- 5:30 pm.
Place:  At the ULB, Faculty of Architecture (Place Flagey, 19), Brussels. 
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This Wednesday, March 20th, 4 EU political party representatives will be confronted to the results of a citizen consultation on the future of the EU and the expectations towards a new European Commission, in the context of a day of debates organized by the Jean Monnet network Open EU Debate. The theme: The Europe We Want, the Europe We Need! 
This debate will gather youth from Belgian universities ULB and VUB as well as from partner organizations Universidad Autonoma de Madrid and Bucharest’s National School of Political Science and Public Administration. 
The President of the Brussel’s Parliament, Charles Picqué, will open the debates along with VUB Rector, Caroline Pauwels, the ULB’s Vice-rector for International Relations and Development Cooperation, Judith Le Maire and the coordinator of the Jean Monnet network Open EU Debate, Elena García Guitián of UAM. 
Maria Arena (MEP-PS), Saskia Bricmont (Ecolo), Petra De Sutter (Groen) and Luis Garicano (ALDE) as well as journalists, civil society representatives and academics will discuss the ideas and proposals emanated from the consultation of over 100 youth, mostly from Belgian universities.