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Strengthening direct transnational democracy– a EUtopia ?

June 28, 2013 – 14:34 |

The con­fer­ence orga­nized on the 27th of June 2013 by the Greens/EFA in the Euro­pean Par­lia­ment in Brus­sels had a dar­ing ambi­tion: to put cit­i­zens first. Shaped as a dia­logue with the audi­ence rather than …

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UE de ses citoyens, mais comment ?">Rapprocher l’UE de ses citoyens, mais comment ?

March 23, 2012 – 13:48 | One Comment

Arti­cle rédigé le 7 juil­let 2011

Le « déficit démoc­ra­tique » de l’Union européenne
Com­ment rap­procher l’Europe de ses citoyens et réduire le « déficit démoc­ra­tique » de l’Union et ses insti­tu­tions ? Que faire pour renforcer …

Une lettre ouverte pour une autre communication européenne

March 22, 2012 – 17:19 |

Many voices have con­demned the Euro­pean Commission’s com­mu­ni­ca­tion after the with­drawal of its video “Grow­ing together”. Beside accu­sa­tions of racist depic­tion of other cul­tures and mono­litic pic­ture of Euro­peans, jour­nal­ists from the Euros and Europe and Me rose in an open let­ter their wider con­cern for the Euro­pean pro­pa­ganda. Read more (in French) in the fol­low­ing Max­ence Peniguet’ s article.

Combler le déficit démocratique : pour une Convention constituante européenne

March 19, 2012 – 17:16 | 5 Comments

Cet arti­cle est une con­tri­bu­tion du Groupe II instauré au sein du Forum Per­ma­nent de la Société Civile, lors de sa réu­nion du 22 novem­bre 2011 en prévi­sion d’une Con­ven­tion Con­sti­tu­ante. Ce groupe était notamment …

European journalists fight for statute and revaluation

March 13, 2012 – 13:07 |

Since the end of the 90’s, for­eign cor­re­spon­dent jour­nal­ists for the Euro­pean Union in Brus­sels have to deal with sev­eral issues that make their job more and more com­pli­cated. Between their social and fis­cal statute, …

20 March: Euranet Conference on the Crisis of European journalism

March 8, 2012 – 12:06 |

On 20 March: from 14:00 – 18:00 at the Euro­pean Par­lia­ment in Brus­sels, Euranet will bring together young Euro­peans, EU senior rep­re­sen­ta­tives, think tanks and jour­nal­ists, to dis­cuss the issue is the “Cri­sis of European …

Le Soir’s probe on media independance: can we be both judge and defendant?

March 7, 2012 – 15:20 |

On Feb­ru­ary 2012, the Bel­gian news­pa­per Le Soir inquired into taboos of Bel­gian soci­ety. Among other top­ics, net surfers asked the news­pa­per to inves­ti­gate Media’ s inde­pen­dence. In the panel of inter­vie­wees, a major­ity came …

L’enquête du journal Le Soir sur l’indépendance des médias: peut-on être juge et partie?

March 6, 2012 – 12:46 |

Durant le mois de février, le quo­ti­dien belge Le Soir a enquêté sur l’indépendance des médias belges fran­coph­o­nes. Der­rière des posi­tions assez con­sen­suelles, une analyse à contre-courant a retenu notre atten­tion : celle de Geof­frey Geuens. Dom­mage que le bilan de l’enquête dressé par le Soir n’y fasse aucune allusion…

March 1st: citizens rally for a European constitutional convention

February 24, 2012 – 14:32 |

On March 1st, the Per­ma­nent Forum of Civil Soci­ety invite all inter­ested cit­i­zens to par­tic­i­pate to a forum aim­ing at for­mu­lat­ing polit­i­cal pro­pos­als to be pre­sented to the Euro­pean Par­lia­ment and urg­ing this par­lia­ment to …

Pour les données publiques européennes, les journalistes belges retournent à l’école

February 23, 2012 – 14:38 |

A train­ing day on Euro­pean open data and their use by media will take place next tues­day (Feb­ru­ary 28), on the Rep­re­sen­ta­tion of Euro­pean Com­mis­sion in Belgium’s ini­tia­tive. This project aims at help­ing jour­nal­ists to …

LN fm: Lively Europe in streaming!">LN fm: Lively Europe in streaming!

February 20, 2012 – 16:13 |

LN fm, the new local Euro­pean radio led by stu­dents and lec­tur­ers from three Bel­gian universities/schools (the Insti­tut des Hautes Etudes des Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Sociales — IHECS, the Uni­ver­sity of Louvain-la-Neuve and the Insti­tut des Arts …

CAP: Communicating Agricultural Policy">CAP: Communicating Agricultural Policy

February 20, 2012 – 14:45 |

Agri­cul­tural and Rural Con­ven­tion (ARC 2020) join­ing the dots through transna­tional exchanges

Towards a pan-European list for next Euro-elections!

February 17, 2012 – 16:43 |

On March 14, Mem­bers of the Euro­pean Par­lia­ment will vote on a pro­posal estab­lish­ing new vot­ing rules for their elec­tion by Euro­pean cit­i­zens. Among other improve­ments, it would allow cit­i­zens to vote for a transnational …