October 5, 2009
The European general assembly is an event intended for the civil society. Created in 2007, it takes the shape of a festive forum during which everyone can partake in European-oriented debates. Its second edition took place in Lyon and mustered 4000 persons: conferences, workshops as well as get involved in entertaining activities are offered throughout the day.
Politicians operating at the European and national levels are then informed about the conclusions of debates. Policy-makers are thus encouraged to take heed of citizens’ views and expectations over the European construction.Author :