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NCVO,CSV,New Europeans event: Talking Europe: EU Citizenship and Social Inclusion & EU for You Citizens’ dialogue with MEPs

NCVO, CSV and New Europeans, supported by the European Commission Representation in the UK, are pleased to invite you to a debate to discuss social inclusion and social rights in the context of EU Citizenship.

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When

Mar 07, 2014 03:00 pm to
Mar 18, 2014 07:00 pm

Where

Austin Court, 80 Cambridge Street Birmingham, B1 2NP GB

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The debate will be followed by a Citizens’ Dialogue with MEPs and Candidates for the upcoming European Parliament Elections in May 2014.

The Dialogue is delivered by NCVO, CSV and The Open University in partnership with the European Parliament as part of the What does Europe mean for You project.

15:00-15:15                         Registration, Coffee & Tea
Short Vox Pop interviews with participants and speakers on ‘Europe: what does it mean for you?’

15:15-15:30       Welcome by Roger Casale, Chair of New Europeans

15:30-16:45       Talking Europe: EU Citizenship in the context of social inclusion and social rights in Europe – Panel Debate with Q&A chaired by Tamara Flanagan, New Europeans.

  • Majella Killkey, Sheffield University
  • Representative from the Italian Association in Europe
  • Dr Sue Collard, University of Sussex (Invited)
  • Petros Fassoulas, European Movement (Invited)
  • Alicja Kaczmarek, Polish Expats Organisation
  • Tomasz Piotrowski, MIRA Project

16:45-17:15          ‘How to make EU citizenship inclusive?’ - Panel discussion with MEPs on the benefits and challenges to participate in the civil, social and political life of citizens. this session is chaired by Oliver Henman, NCVO.

  • Philip Bennion Liberal Democrat MEP
  • Neena Gill, Labour MEP Candidate
  • Aldo Mussi Green MEP Candidate
  • CSV Coventry Project on Promoting Inclusion in Ethnic Minority Communities

17:15-17:45           Citizens’ dialogue: question time

17:45-19:00            Networking Reception
Short Vox Pop interviews with participants and speakers on ‘Europe: what does it mean for you?’

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