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Redesigning the European project to improve employment and democracy?

This synthesis by Claire Versini deals with the key issues of the debate organised by Notre Europe – Jacques Delors Institute and the European Movement – France on 9 April 2014 in Orléans, about employment, democracy and the EU.

|   20/05/2014             |   Claire Versini             |   Democracy and citizenship
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On 9 April 2014, Notre Europe – Jacques Delors Institute and the European Movement – France organised the sixth debate of their cycle “Droit d’inventaire – Droit d’inventer”, in Orléans in the euro-constituency Massif central – Centre, on the themes democracy and euro.

Three major issues were pointed out:

1. Employment: the need for cooperation-based employment policies

2. Democracy: perfecting European democracy?

3. Citizenship: redesigning the European project?

On this occasion, citizens were able to share their questions and opinions with:

Sophie Auconie, member of the European Parliament
Jessica Chamba, vice-president of the International European Movement
Xavier Beulin, president of the FNSEA and CESER (Centre region)

Gérard Gautier, president of the CGPME in Loiret

Karine Gloanec-Maurin, vice-president of the Centre region

Wojtek Kalinowski, co-director of the Veblen Institute

Jean-Pierre Sueur, senator for Loiret

Jozef Niemiec, vice-president of Solidarnosc and the European trade union confederation (ETUC)

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