Why bother about the European Elections? - Event on 10th July 2013
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM (BST)
London, United Kingdom
Why should people care about elections to the EU Parliament in May 2014?
What can civil society and education do to help people know what the elections are about?
This Democracy Forum is being run with the European Parliament Information Office to discuss the issues and find out what resources are available for education about the EU.
Jean Lambert, Green MEP for London
Gerard Batten UKIP MEP for London
Michael Sani, Bite the Ballot: inspiring young people to vote
Matthew Oliver, Unlock Democracy on Vote Match Europe
Titus Alexander, Democracy Matters: The EU and Democractic Gobal Governance
Millicent Scott, Education Projects Manager: The role of the information office of European Parliament
Followed by a discussion about what organisations are planning to do in the run up to the EU elections and how we can work together a a local or national level
If you are planning activities to raise awareness or increase understanding about Europe please get in touch. You will be welcome to tell people what you are doing and display materials.
This will be followed by a similar but different event on 30th October to discuss what people are doing in more detail and how organisations can work together.
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