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Joint CSV/Macmillan event:Talking Europe Seminar on EU Citizenship: Social Inclusion & Rights:

This will be the third in the series of CSV & New Europeans seminars, supported by partners, from the 'Talking Europe' Project. Supported by the European Commission Representation in the UK, the project offers an opportunity for citizens to engage with policy-makers, third sector representatives and activists in the context of social inclusion and EU Citizenship. Participation is free of charge.

Event details

When

Mar 24, 2014
from 03:30 pm to 06:00 pm

Where

Jeffrey Room Mitchell Library North Street Glasgow G3 7DN

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15:30‐16:00 Registration, Coffee & Tea

Short Vox Pop interviews with participants and speakers on ‘Europe: what does it

mean for you?’

16:00‐16:15 Welcome by:

  • • Oonagh Aitken, Director of Social Action & Volunteering, CSV
  • • Morven MacLean, Volunteering Development Manager, Glasgow Life
  • • Michael Roberts, Chairman, New Europeans

16:15‐17:30 ‘Should EU Citizenship Support Social Inclusion?’

Panel debate with Q&A on the benefits and challenges for citizens, migrants and

hard‐to‐reach groups to participate in civil, social and political life of their

communities

Panel Debate with Q&A:

  • • Catherine Stihler MEP, S&D Group in the European Parliament – invited
  • • Christina McKelvie MSP, Scottish National Party – invited
  • • Martin Syme, Chief Executive, SCVO – invited
  • • Is Szoneberg, Head of Social Action & Volunteering, CSV
  • • Michael Roberts, Treasurer, New Europeans
  • • Dr Rami Ousta, Chief Executive, BEMIS
  • • Maciej Dokurno, Chairman, Fife Migrants Forum

17:30‐17:40 Recommendations on EU Citizenship from the European Year of Citizens Alliance, Vladimir Sestovic, European Civic Forum

17:40‐17:50 Launch of the European Civic Forum Manifesto: ‘Equality, Solidarity, Democracy for Europe’, Claudia McKenny Engström, European Civic Forum

17:50‐18:00 Concluding Remarks and Group Photo with Participants

18:00‐19:00 Networking Reception

Short Vox Pop interviews with participants and speakers on ‘Europe: what does it

mean for you?’

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