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

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‘Let’s do it together’ 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.

  • Why attend: you will have the opportunity to co-create the EUROCITIES principles on citizens engagement at local level. You can expect to leave the conference with new ideas, be part of a new community of cities working on citizens engagement and with new connections to other stakeholders
  • Target audience: city representatives involved in citizen engagement policies and programmes
  • How: debates with external experts; thematic tables led by city representatives and external experts; professional fair, etc.

Deadline for registration: 4 October2019

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TUESDAY 22 OCTOBER – 14.00 – 18.00

14.00 – 14.10 Welcoming - 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 - Bassem Asseh (Nantes deputy mayor) and Chair of the TF digital citiyenship (Genoa)

14.45 – 15.00 Democracy and participation in Europe: Trends and Challenges - Dominik Hierlemann, 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

16.30 – 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

17.55 – 18.00 Conclusions

 PARIS, WEDNESDAY 23 October 09.00 – 13.00 

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

09.15 - 09.25 Day 1 recap

09.25 - 09-40 Presenting the 10 revised EUROCITIES principles

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

12.00 – 12.45 EUROCITES and citizens engagement - Next steps (Anna Lisa Boni, EUROCITIES secretary general)

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

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