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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 chargé …

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 demand …

EJC and the Commission signed a four-year contract on Information for journalists">The EJC and the Commission signed a four-year contract on Information for journalists

June 10, 2011 – 14:42 |

The Euro­pean Jour­nal­ism Cen­tre and the Euro­pean Com­mis­sion have signed a four-year con­tract on infor­ma­tion events for jour­nal­ists.
This new Frame­work con­tract won’t dras­ti­cally change the work the Cen­tre has been doing. Its main job will still be …

Citizen initiative for Media Pluralism: from Brussels to Bologna

May 19, 2011 – 12:47 |

On May 13, Euro­pean alter­na­tives and the Inter­na­tional Alliance of Jour­nal­ists invited civil soci­ety, press organ­i­sa­tions and MEPs to con­tinue their work on a Euro­pean ini­tia­tive on media plu­ral­ism, in Bologna. Social Euro­pean Jour­nal­ism was there.
The aim was …

Istepec: “a professional revolution” says teacher

May 18, 2011 – 10:26 |

In the white paper, we claim that schools now face three inter­re­lated challenges:

offer­ing lively and prac­ti­cal courses on insti­tu­tional Europe,
stim­u­lat­ing active cit­i­zen­ship and encour­ag­ing inter­cul­tural meet­ings, and
hor­i­zon­tal Euro­pean integration.

Today, teach­ing Europe is often lim­ited to courses on …

Should Europe be part of the schoolteachers’ training?

May 16, 2011 – 15:13 |

Euro­pean affairs is more than a jour­nal­ists’ inter­est. It is about the daily-life of every cit­i­zens. Euro­peans should be able to under­stand what is at stake. To that end they need to know how the EU

Europe through the Twitter lens

May 3, 2011 – 15:52 |

Today is World Press Free­dom Day, and the UN has decided to make it all about the web. So we decided to come back on that issue that has been strangely miss­ing from our White Paper (yes, we know).

On the day the World press is look­ing closely at the impact of the inter­net, we decided to right that wrong.

Public broadcasters on the Web: for or against?

May 2, 2011 – 11:43 |

In the White paper in sup­port of a civic and social Euro­pean jour­nal­ism, we regret the cur­rent sit­u­a­tion of Euro­pean Pub­lic ser­vice media, caught up in a twin strug­gle for their eco­nomic and insti­tu­tional inde­pen­dence. Among other proposals, …

Training the new generation of European journalists

April 26, 2011 – 16:33 |

In 2005, French radio reporter Lau­rence Aubron, wit­nessed her coun­try fel­low­men reject the Con­sti­tu­tional Treaty. “She was struck by the the dis­tance between the cit­i­zens and the EU and decided to try to bridge the … : explaining Europe with videos!

April 22, 2011 – 17:34 |

The web­site is a new com­mu­ni­ca­tion con­cept ini­ti­ated on the 15th of March 2010. This web­site is owned and man­aged by viEUws SA, a Bel­gian com­pany, which “only owns and man­ages”, explains Mar­ket­ing and Communication …

Defending media pluralism by monitoring threats in the Member States

April 20, 2011 – 15:02 |

On March 31, civil soci­ety and press organ­i­sa­tions, along with MEPs and jour­nal­ists gath­ered for a work­shop on Media plu­ral­ism in Europe. In the com­ing weeks, we will run sev­eral sto­ries on this vital issue, also …

The future of European information and public broadcasters hand in hand

April 18, 2011 – 09:43 |

In the White paper we invite the EU to encour­age Mem­ber States to put Euro­pean infor­ma­tion in the pub­lic broad­cast­ers’ mis­sion. But how can this be done?
While the Euro­pean insti­tu­tions expressed many times their attach­ment to …