On 25-26 March, the Conference on the Future of Europe dedicated plenary met in Strasbourg, France. European and national representatives together with citizens discussed and exchanged on preliminary draft proposals on all themes stemming from European and national panels, the Conference platform, and the formal working groups of the Conference.
Ahead of this plenary, the Renew Europe Group organised a Caucus meeting on 25 April, which was attended by national and European representatives from the liberal family. They discussed the work of the working groups as well as the first proposals from the citizens.
In connection to the caucus meeting, liberal representatives were joined by more than 100 citizens from 20 EU Member States who shared their ideas and proposals for Europe’s future, focusing on three main areas:
- Climate change
- Democracy and Rule of law
- A Strong EU in the World
📢Opening Session of our final Citizens Panel🗨— Renew Europe (@RenewEurope) March 26, 2022
After 70 discussion tables across the EU, more than 100 ambassadors from 20 EU Member States are joining us today at the biggest @RenewEurope experiment in democratic action 🙋🙋♂️ for the Future of Europe 🇪🇺#TheFutureIsYours #CoFoE pic.twitter.com/Eh2shUdGf0
What’s next on the Conference?
The next Plenary session is scheduled for 8-9 April in Strasbourg, where the working groups will present their consolidated the proposals to then be put forward by the Plenary to the Executive Board in late April. The final report is expected on 9 May in Strasbourg.
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