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European Union, democracy and euro

This synthesis by Virginie Timmerman deals with the key issues of the debate organised by Notre Europe – Jacques Delors Institute and the European Movement France on 25 March 2014 in Besançon, about democracy, euro and the EU.

|   14/05/2014             |   Virginie Timmerman             |   Democracy and citizenship
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On 25 March 2014, 2 months before the European elections, Notre Europe – Jacques Delors Institute and the European Movement – France organised the fourth debate of their cycle “Droit d’inventaire – Droit d’inventer”, in Besançon in the euro-constituency East, on the themes democracy and euro.

Three major issues were pointed out:
1. The euro: a euro area governance to solve the crisis? 

2. Democracy: what powers for the European Parliament? 

3. Democracy: is Swiss democracy a model for the EU to follow? 

On this occasion, citizens were able to share their questions and opinions with:
– Sandrine BELIER, Member of the European Parliament

– Nathalie GRIESBECK, Member of the European parliament 

– Alain MALEGARIE, former Director General of the Euro Institute in Lyon

– Till MEYER, Honorary Consul of Germany in Dijon

– Philippe NANTERMOD, Member of the Grand Conseil valaisin (Switzerland)

– Catherine TRAUTMANN, Member of the European Parliament

To listen to the podcast of the debate (in French), click here.
To see the pictures, click here.