EU SIGN DAY - Kick Off Presentation for individuals, organisations, and supporters - 15th April 6 PM CET

Let’s make 9th MAY Europe Day EU SIGN DAY (and still organise your own events for Europe Day and for the start of the Conference on the Future of Europe)

Join the kick-off meeting where EU SIGN DAY will be presented on the 15th of April 2021 at 6 PM CET to learn how you can

Online: Zoom  https://zoom.us/s/97771031515
Languages: Direct interpretation will be provided in Italian and English (you will see the “translation” icon on Zoom if you have downloaded the most recent version)

This year you as a person, and organisations, association, networks you belong to can do something special to celebrate Europe Day: you can support the 14 citizens committees currently engaged in one of the biggest challenge and opportunity available for European Citizens: the European Citizens Initiative, the only institutional participatory democracy instrument available for citizens to raise their voice with the EU institutions and actually oblige them to act on specific matters.

EU SIGN DAY will be a self-organised initiative climaxing on the 9th of May 2021 that aims to inform as many European Citizens as possible about their right to shape the future of Europe with one (or more signatures) on the European Citizens Initiative.

On the 15th of April from 6 PM CET till 7.15 PM CET, the promoters of this initiative will present it to everyone interested in actively promoting European democracy in the framework of the activities already organised for the celebrations of Europe Day.

Agenda:

  1.  Why European Citizens Initiatives are a powerful instrument for the (Conference on) the Future of Europe
  2.  Why the European Public Sphere needs more awareness on the European Citizens’ Initiatives
  3.  EU SIGN DAY presentation
  4.  How organisations, networks and individuals  can support EU SIGN DAY


Discussants:

Virginia Fiume, coordinator of EUMANS and StopglobalWarming.eu, Marco Cappato, promoter of Stopglobalwarming.eu, Helwig Fenner, Unconditional Basic Income European Citizens Initiative, Tony Venables - Voters Without Borders, Ella Jakubowska - Reclaim your Face, Andreea Belu - Reclaim your Face, Clara Cavalcanti - Stop Finning, Gregory Engels - Freedom to share, Omri Preiss - Alliance for Europe, Roger Casale - Europe Future Fringe / New Europeans, Jenny Paul -  Head of Europe Direct Munich, Alvaro Oleart - postdoctoral researcher at Maastricht University - Studio Europa Maastricht, and a member of the Jean Monnet network OpenEUDebate.
 

The meeting will be open to the  public and will be recorded - Zoom Info:  https://zoom.us/s/97771031515

For info: Virginia Fiume - virginia.fiume@eumans.eu - +32493158956


THE ORGANISERS OF THE EU SIGN DAY ARE

European Citizens Initiatives
(that you can already sign and share)

- Stopgloblawarming.eu https://stopglobalwarming.eu

- Unconditional Basic Income https://eci-ubi.eu/

- Voters Without Borders https://voterswithoutborders.eu/

- Save Bees and Farmers https://www.savebeesandfarmers.eu/

- Stop Finning https://stop-finning-eu.org/

- Reclaim Your Face https://reclaimyourface.eu/

- Freedom to Share https://freesharing.eu/

On the official website of EU SIGN DAY you will find ALL the ongoing European Citizens Initiatives, that you can already review here https://europa.eu/citizens-initiative/_en 


Organisations
EUMANS
Citizens Take Over Europe coalition
Alliance for Europe
The ECI Campaign

Democracy International
Europe Future Fringe

(in progress...) 

Note: 
EUMANS is coordinating this initiative as part of our mission to activate participatory democracy instruments for democracy and sustaianbility and to build a European citizens movement of popular initiative which cooperates with citizens, grassroots movements, civil society organisations and all political parties. There are multiple ways you can support EUMANS: 
- Become a member today and join the project of European citizens movement 
- Register for free on EUMANS Agorá and subscribe the Activation Agreement to become a EUMANS activist 
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