Presentation on theme: "Local and regional authorities working to foster EU citizenship on the road to the European Year of Citizens 2013 June 27 2012."— Presentation transcript:
Local and regional authorities working to foster EU citizenship on the road to the European Year of Citizens 2013 June
2 Study aims and research plan Some initial findings CSES team contacts
3 Investigate the role of Local and Regional authorities in promoting citizens’ rights connected with EU citizenship and citizens’ rights Identify and assess examples of good practice that can be replicated by other local and regional authorities
5 An online survey was launched in May and will be run until mid-July The questionnaire is available in 23 EU languages. citizens-rights/ citizens-rights/ Interviews and case studies are being undertaken with Local and Regional Authorities to identify policies to promote EU citizenship and citizens’ rights in more detail and to identify good practices.
14 City of Krefeld, Germany - right to free movement and residence The City of Krefeld as a part of the euregio which covers nearby areas of Germany and the Netherlands. To promote cross-border working and other contacts, the City authorities provide information and advice on local and regional labour market, education and training, and business opportunities. A dedicated website in German and Dutch language has been set up to help do this. There is also a special telephone line in both languages to provide information and advice. Centre for Citizenship Education (NGO), Poland – Electoral rights The project took place shortly before the elections to the EP and focused on young people in eight cities (4 Polish and 4 abroad). 400 people aged 14 to 17 years took part in the project, preparing a campaign for fictional EP candidates. The project aimed to raise awareness about the EP, other EU institutions.
15 Completion of survey work Further case study interviews First draft report (16 July)
16 Jack Malan – Partner Natalia Cecot, Project Manager Daniel Beresford, Consultant Michael Richardson, Consultant