Conference on the Future of Europe. Putting vision into concrete action - COM (2022) 404
The communication presents the EC assessment of what is needed to follow up on the Conference on the Future of Europe's (COFE) proposals. It gives an overview of the next steps and of the methodology and it focus on how to embed participatory democracy into the EU policy and law making. The EC wishes to ensure that citizens are given a closer role in EU policy making, building on lessons learnt from COFE; inter alia, and in the same spirit of the CoR opinion adopted in 2020, it will consider new areas of action aiming in building capacity amongst regional and local actors and launching a new generation of decentralized citizens' dialogues.