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Let’s do it together! Citizens engagement at local level

Hôtel de Ville, Place de l'Hôtel-de-Ville, Paris, France

22 October at 2:00 pm — 23 October at 4:30 pm

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With the goal of supporting local governments in their work on participatory democracy, EUROCITIES, our WG creative citizenship, and the city of Paris are pleased to invite you to attend our conference on citizens engagement at local level: Let’s do it together! Citizens engagement at local level – Paris, 22 -23 October 2019

In the past year, EUROCITIES has been working intensively on citizens engagement, in particular through our ‘Cities4Europe – Europe for citizens’ campaign, the work conducted by our working group creative citizenship and by the task force digital citizenship, as well as through the ROCK and Sharing Cities projects.

Recently, 76 cities have adopted the EUROCITIES Declaration on citizens engagement. It is now time for EUROCITIES and its members to define principle and actions to put this Declaration into practice.

With the goal of supporting local governments in their work on participatory democracy, EUROCITIES, our WG creative citizenship, and the city of Paris are pleased to invite you to attend our conference on citizens engagement at local level:

Let’s do it together! Citizens engagement at local level – Paris, 22-23 October 2019

This event is aimed at representatives from cities that are working, or are planning to work, on citizens engagement. Renowned experts in the field will share their knowledge, while city representatives will have the opportunity to talk and learn about initiatives and tools aimed at fostering citizens participation in local decision making, with the ultimate goal of strengthening participatory governance in our cities.

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Save to Calendar 22-10-2019 2:00 pm 23-10-2019 4:30 pm Let’s do it together! Citizens engagement at local level

With the goal of supporting local governments in their work on participatory democracy, EUROCITIES, our WG creative citizenship, and the city of Paris are pleased to invite you to attend our conference on citizens engagement at local level: Let’s do it together! Citizens engagement at local level – Paris, 22 -23 October 2019

In the past year, EUROCITIES has been working intensively on citizens engagement, in particular through our ‘Cities4Europe – Europe for citizens’ campaign, the work conducted by our working group creative citizenship and by the task force digital citizenship, as well as through the ROCK and Sharing Cities projects.

Recently, 76 cities have adopted the EUROCITIES Declaration on citizens engagement. It is now time for EUROCITIES and its members to define principle and actions to put this Declaration into practice.

With the goal of supporting local governments in their work on participatory democracy, EUROCITIES, our WG creative citizenship, and the city of Paris are pleased to invite you to attend our conference on citizens engagement at local level:

Let’s do it together! Citizens engagement at local level – Paris, 22-23 October 2019

This event is aimed at representatives from cities that are working, or are planning to work, on citizens engagement. Renowned experts in the field will share their knowledge, while city representatives will have the opportunity to talk and learn about initiatives and tools aimed at fostering citizens participation in local decision making, with the ultimate goal of strengthening participatory governance in our cities.

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With the goal of supporting local governments in their work on participatory democracy, EUROCITIES, our WG creative citizenship, and the city of Paris are pleased to invite you to attend our conference on citizens engagement at local level: Let’s do it together! Citizens engagement at local level – Paris, 22 -23 October 2019

In the past year, EUROCITIES has been working intensively on citizens engagement, in particular through our ‘Cities4Europe – Europe for citizens’ campaign, the work conducted by our working group creative citizenship and by the task force digital citizenship, as well as through the ROCK and Sharing Cities projects.

Recently, 76 cities have adopted the EUROCITIES Declaration on citizens engagement. It is now time for EUROCITIES and its members to define principle and actions to put this Declaration into practice.

With the goal of supporting local governments in their work on participatory democracy, EUROCITIES, our WG creative citizenship, and the city of Paris are pleased to invite you to attend our conference on citizens engagement at local level:

Let’s do it together! Citizens engagement at local level – Paris, 22-23 October 2019

This event is aimed at representatives from cities that are working, or are planning to work, on citizens engagement. Renowned experts in the field will share their knowledge, while city representatives will have the opportunity to talk and learn about initiatives and tools aimed at fostering citizens participation in local decision making, with the ultimate goal of strengthening participatory governance in our cities.

Program

TUESDAY 22 OCTOBER – 14.00 – 18.00

14.00 Introduction by Jean-Paul Judson, conference moderator

14.00 – 14.10 Welcome - Hermano Sanches Ruivo (Paris deputy mayor) and Bassem Asseh (Nantes deputy mayor)

14.10 – 14.30 EUROCITIES strategy on citizens engagement – Anna Lisa Boni, EUROCITIES secretary general

14.30 – 14.45 EUROCITIES principles on citizens engagement at local level – chairs of EUROCITIES WG creative citizenship and TF digital citizenship

14.45 – 15.00 Democracy and participation in Europe: Trends and Challenges – Dominik Hierlemann, Senior Expert Bertelsmann Stiftung

15.00 – 15.15 Inspiration example from Cato Leonard, Glassroots

15.15 – 15.30 Professional fair – Presentation of 10 outstanding experiences

15.30 – 16.10 Professional fair – What city administrations do on citizens engagement at local level – groups discussions – PART I

16.10 – 16.30 Break

16.30 – 17.10 Professional Fair – What city administrations do on citizens engagement at local level – groups discussions – PART II

17.10 – 17.55 EUROCITIES principles on citizens engagement at local level – Plenary session moderated by Anna Lisa Boni and Jean-Paul Judson

17.55 – 18.00 Summing up day 1

20.00 – Dinner (at participants’ cost)


PARIS, WEDNESDAY 23 October 09.00 – 13.00  

09.00 – 09.15 Welcome by Anne Hidalgo, mayor of Paris (TBC)

09.15 – 09.25 Day 1 recap – Jean Paul Judson

09.25 – 09-40 Presenting the 10 revised EUROCITIES principles – chairs of EUROCITIES WG creative citizenship and TF digital citizenship

09.40 – 11.30 Plenary session on EUROCITIES principles on citizens engagement at local level
Input from external experts (OECD, Friends of Europe, La 27e Region, STIPO-Placemaking Europe and more!) on how to foster citizens engagement at local level + open discussion with participants moderated by Jean-Paul Judson

11.30 – 12.00 break

12.00 – 12.45 EUROCITES and citizens engagement – Next steps! modearted by Anna Lisa Boni, EUROCITIES secretary general

12.45 – 13.00 Conclusions – Hermano Sanches Ruivo (Paris deputy mayor) and Bassem Asseh (Nantes deputy mayor)

13.00 – 14.30 lunch

WEDNESDAY 23 OCTOBER 14.30 – 16.30   

Public event – INCLUDE final conference   

More Information

http://www.eurocities.eu/eurocities/calendar/events_list/Let-s-do-it-together-Citizens-engagement-at-local-level-Paris-22-and-23-October-2019-WSPO-BDSF2Y