This paper delves into the “new generation” European Citizens Panels (ECPs) convened by the European Commission during Spring 2023 on three issue areas, namely food waste, virtual worlds, and learning mobility. The analysis encompasses the genealogy, methodology, and achievements of the “new generation” ECPs, underscoring the inherently top-down nature of the process.
This working paper offers a critical assessment of the first generation of European Citizens’ Panels (ECPs) organized as part of the Conference on the Future of Europe (CoFoE) in Autumn 2021 and Winter 2022. Building on direct observation of the Panel 2 “European Democracy/Values and Rights, Rule of Law, Security”, it focuses on ...
This brief gathers together proposals put forward by participants in the EUI-STG transnational democracy forum to put forward a document of collective suggestions as “critical friends” of the Conference of the Future of Europe, and the important opportunity it plays for meaningful democratisation.
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