Stakeholder consultation by the Rapporteur Mr Roberto PELLA (IT/EPP - CIVEX)

14/01/2011   Committee of the Regions, rue Belliard 99-101, 1040 Brussels, room JDE70

Consultation by rapporteur Mr Roberto PELLA (IT/EPP) with associations and other stakeholders on the CoR opinion on "2010 Report on EU Citizenship" .  

The consultation will focus on the rapporteur's working document presented to the CIVEX commission on 13 December 2010 and will additionally tackle the following points:

  • How can local and regional authorities as well as the Committee of the Regions provide input into the debate on the concept of Union Citizenship and the accompanying rights and obligations?
  • How can they stimulate active participation of the citizens in everyday aspects life in their local community?
  • What can be done to promote the understanding of Union Citizenship?
  • What is (or can be) done at the local and regional level to raise awareness of Citizenship and its accompanying rights?
  • What is (or can be) done by local and regional authorities to simplify the administrative environment in a way to facilitate the exercise of citizens’ rights?
  • How can cross-border co-operation reinforce European citizenship? Which are the main problems, or bottlenecks that affect cross-border co-operation with regard to European Citizenship? What could be the potential role of the European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation (EGTC) in this field? Are the any important examples from your city or region?  

The consultation will take place at the premises of the Committee of the Regions, rue Belliard 99-101, 1040 Brussels, room JDE70 at 10.30-12.00.

The working languages of the meeting will be French, English and Italian (interpretation EN/IT as well as passive interpretation from FR will be available).

For more information, please contact our team:


Contact Person: Mr Emmanouil Dardoufas
Organizer: CIVEX Commission
Phone - Mobile: +32 2 282 2502 -  
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