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Is the European party system ready for “2014”?

This synthesis of the seminar “The European partisan system” co-organised by Notre Europe – Jacques Delors Institute, EuroCité and Europartenaires summarises the subjects that were debated in this launch event of the cycle about the European public space on 22 February 2013.

|   21/03/2013             |   Valentin Kreilinger   |   Yves Bertoncini             |   Democracy and citizenship
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On 22 February 2013, Notre Europe – Jacques Delors Institute organised in Paris and in cooperation with EuroCité and Europartenaires the first seminar of a whole cycle about the European public space “Heading towards the European elections” around the topic “The European party system”.

The cycle and the session were introduced by Jean-Noël
JEANNENEY, President, Europartenaires and moderated by Frédéric MÉNAGER, Secretary General, EuroCité

A debate took place between Julian PRIESTLEY, former Secretary General of the European Parliament, member of the Board of Directors of Notre Europe –
Jacques Delors
Institute; Alain RICHARD,
Senator and member of the Constitutional Law, Legislation and Universal Suffrage Committee, member of the European Affairs Committee; and Daniel-Louis
SEILER, University Professor, Sciences-Po Aix-en-Provence. 

The seminar was concluded by Yves
BERTONCINI,
Director of Notre Europe – Jacques Delors Institute.

Yves Bertoncini, Director of Notre Europe – Jacques Delors Institute, and Valentin Kreilinger, Research Fellow at Notre Europe – Jacques Delors Institute summarise this seminar around four main elements:

1. Political parties, agents in the resolution of political conflicts

2. European political life: a subsidiary reality

3. European parties’s cohesion: party unity in political diversity

4. The importance of ground rules in the European political game

Notre
Europe – Jacques Delors Institute, Eurocité et Europartenaires would like to
thank the Representation of the European Commission in France for hosting this
cycle.