Budapest, 10 to 14 July – Budapest European Agora


13:30 > 20:30


Identity and Democracy is a panEuropean civic initiative that brings together several prestigious partners engaged in the promotion of European citizenship and values.

126 young participants will convene in Budapest from all over the Continent at a crucial moment for Europe. Right after the European elections, they will shape, the priorities of the agenda for the upcoming five years, together with European leaders and researchers, among who :

10th July
The day will be introduce by Gordana Berjan
, Executive Director, EYCB, & Michele Bellini, Project Leader, ID Budapest European Agora. Than will speak :
Romano Prodi, Former President, EU Commission & Former Italian Prime Minister
Enrico Letta, Former Italian Prime Minister & Founder, ID Budapest European Agora
Gaëtane Ricard-Nihoul, Ex Deputy SG, Citizens Consultations on Europe
Aziliz Gouez, Anthropologist & Former Speech Writer, President of Ireland

11th July
Tibor Navracsics, EU Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
Pascal Lamy, Former Director-General, WTO & EU Commissioner, President Emeritus, Institute Jacques Delors
Laurence Boone, Chief Economist & G20 Finance Deputy, OECD
Thomas Pellerin-Carlin, Head, Jacques Delors Energy Centre
Emilie Magdalinski, Research Fellow, Jacques Delors Institute
Eniko Kascor, Research Associate, REKK
Geneviève Pons, Director Brussels Office, Institute Jacques Delors
Valerio Riavez, Co-founder & Executive Director, Yes Europe Lab

12th July
Montserrat Feixas Vihé, Regional Rep. for Central Europe, UNHCR
Bruno Stagno Ugarte, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Costa Rica
Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni, Deputy Secretary General, Council of Europe
Pierre Moscovici, EU Commissioner for Economic & Financial Affairs
Carlos Moedas, EU Commissioner for Research, Science & Innovation
Kati Piri, Member of the European Parliament, S&D
Balázs Bárány, International Secretary, MSZP
Andrea Garnero, Economist, Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD

13th July
Dominik Hierlemann, Senior Expert, Bertelsmann Stiftung
Stefan Roch, Project Manager, Bertelsmann Stiftung
Arancha Gonzalez, Executive Director, International Trade Centre
Aart De Geus, Chairman & CEO, Bertelsmann Stiftung
Christine Verger, VP, Institute Jacques Delors & Former Director, European Parliament
Monika Sus, Dahrendorf Postdoctoral Fellow in European and Global Governance, Hertie School
Sébastien Maillard, director, Jacques Delors Institute
Alessandro Aresu, Scientific Director, Scuola di Politiche

You can find the details of the program to download beside and on the dedicated website here.

Citizenship | Democracy